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Sarah Canary

Author: Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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It's the winter of 1873 in the Washington Territory, and a mysterious, hugely ugly woman dressed all in black has suddenly appeared in a forest clearing. Chin Ah Kin is commissioned to return her to the white world.
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Genre/Form: Western stories
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 0805017534 9780805017533 0821749919 9780821749913
OCLC Number: 23767903
Description: 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Karen Joy Fowler.

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It's the winter of 1873 in the Washington Territory, and a mysterious, hugely ugly woman dressed all in black has suddenly appeared in a forest clearing. Chin Ah Kin is commissioned to return her to the white world.

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by WashingtonStateLibrary (WorldCat user published 2007-06-13) Excellent Permalink
In 1873 in the Washington Territory, a mysterious woman attracts an entourage: Chin Ah Kin, who thinks she might be a ghost lover; B.J., who helps them escape from the insane asylum; Harold, who covets the woman for a freak show; and Adelaide, a suffragette. This is a quirky, mystical, historical and...
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