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The northwoods chronicles : a novel in stories

Author: Elizabeth Engstrom
Publisher: Detroit [Mich.] : Five Star, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Residents of isolated White Pines Junction in Vargas County live a prosperous contented life. The town seems normal to the tourists who flock there for fishing in the lakes in the summer. However, the locals know that periodically children under the age of twelve years old disappear without a trace. The townsfolk accept the abductions as a fee from beyond for their wonderful lifestyle--but sacrificial love takes its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Science fiction
Short stories
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Engstrom
ISBN: 9781594147050 1594147051
OCLC Number: 223107469
Description: 259 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Vargas County --
Pearce and Regina --
The fisherman --
The bog pole --
Skytouch fever --
The Northern Aire Motel --
Shooting rats --
Doc's big catch --
The new kitchen --
Just a foot away --
House odds --
A totem for a time --
A chicken tomato sandwich on toast, please, heavy on the guilt-free mayo --
Reclining years --
Fred Kramer's regrets --
One quiet evening in the wax museum --
First date --
Computing fate --
Sultry nights --
Sister Ruth.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Engstrom.

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Residents of isolated White Pines Junction in Vargas County live a prosperous contented life. The town seems normal to the tourists who flock there for fishing in the lakes in the summer. However, the locals know that periodically children under the age of twelve years old disappear without a trace. The townsfolk accept the abductions as a fee from beyond for their wonderful lifestyle--but sacrificial love takes its toll in guilt and grief.

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