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Maguire, Gregory

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Works: 89 works in 627 publications in 2 languages and 49,233 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  History  Fairy tales  Occult fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Ghost stories  Interviews 
Classifications: PS3563.A3535, 813.54
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Publications about Gregory Maguire
Publications by Gregory Maguire
Most widely held works about Gregory Maguire
 
Most widely held works by Gregory Maguire
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West : a novel by Gregory Maguire( Book )
83 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,417 libraries worldwide
A fable for adults on the subject of destiny and free will by a writer of children's books. It tells the story of Elphaba before she became the Wicked Witch of the West in the land of Oz. The novel traces her career as nun, nurse, pro-democracy activist and animal rights defender
Son of a witch : a novel by Gregory Maguire( Book )
36 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,993 libraries worldwide
The sequel to Wicked returns to the land of Oz to tell the story of Liir, an adolescent boy last seen hiding in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West. Bruised, comatose, and left for dead in a gully, Liir is shattered in spirit as well as in form. But he is tended at the Cloister of Saint Glinda by the silent novice called Candle, who wills him back to life with her musical gifts. What dark force left Liir in this condition? Is he really Elphaba's son? He has her broom and her cape, but what of her powers? Can he find his supposed half-sister, Nor, last seen in the forbidding prison, Southstairs? Can he fulfill the last wishes of a dying princess? In an Oz that, since the Wizard's departure, is under new and dangerous management, can Liir keep his head down long enough to grow up?
Confessions of an ugly stepsister by Gregory Maguire( Book )
47 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,176 libraries worldwide
From Gregory Maguire, the acclaimed author of Wicked, comes his much-anticipated second novel, a brilliant and provocative retelling of the timeless Cinderella tale. We all have heard the story of Cinderella, the beautiful child cast out to slave among the ashes. But what of her stepsisters, the homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling? What fate befell those untouched by beauty ... and what curses accompanied Cinderella's exquisite looks? Set against the rich backdrop of seventeenth-century Holland, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister tells the story of Iris, an unlikely heroine who finds herself swept from the lowly streets of Haarlem to a strange world of wealth, artifice, and ambition. Iris's path quickly becomes intertwined with that of Clara, the mysterious and unnaturally beautiful girl destined to become her sister. While Clara retreats to the cinders of the family hearth, burning all memories of her past, Iris seeks out the shadowy secrets of her new household--and the treacherous truth of her former life
A lion among men by Gregory Maguire( Book )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 3,135 libraries worldwide
In this third novel of the "New York Times"--Bestselling series, civil war looms in Oz, and an ancient oracle named Yackle prepares for death. But before she can die, the Cowardly Lion arrives seeking knowledge about Elphaba Thropp, the Wicked Witch of the West--the woman who had defended him when he was a cub
Out of Oz : the final volume in the Wicked years by Gregory Maguire( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,544 libraries worldwide
Glinda, former Throne Minister, held under house arrest by General Cherrystone, obtains the infamous Grimmerie, supposedly a volume of magical lore, coveted by Oz. Meanwhile, Lir's daughter Rain begins her quest to discover her true identity and unravel the layers of political and personal secrets that have caused strife and division in Oz
Mirror mirror by Gregory Maguire( Book )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,284 libraries worldwide
A retelling of "Snow White" set in Renaissance Italy draws a link between the original fairy tale and the Borgia family's infamous practice of poisoning its enemies
Seven spiders spinning by Gregory Maguire( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
Seven prehistoric spiders that had been trapped in ice for thousands of years bring excitement to rural Vermont and briefly unite two rival clubs at a local elementary school
What-the-Dickens : the story of a rogue tooth fairy by Gregory Maguire( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
As a terrible storm rages, ten-year-old Dinah and her brother and sister listen to their cousin Gage's tale of a newly-hatched, orphaned, skibberee, or tooth fairy, called What-the-Dickens, who hopes to find a home among the skibbereen tribe, if only he can stay out of trouble
Lost by Gregory Maguire( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
Winifred Rudge attempts to write a novel about a woman haunted by the ghost of Jack the Ripper, and finds herself the object of spectral phenomena as she arrives in London to find her friend John missing under mysterious circumstances
Leaping Beauty : and other animal fairy tales by Gregory Maguire( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling author of the adult novel "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West" comes this unique take on eight classic fairy tales. Illustrations
A lion among men by Gregory Maguire( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
In this third novel of the New York Times bestselling series, civil war looms in Oz, and an ancient oracle named Yackle prepares for death. But before she can die, the Cowardly Lion arrives seeking knowledge about Elphaba Thropp, the Wicked Witch of the West--the woman who had defended him when he was a cub
The good liar by Gregory Maguire( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
Now an old man living in the United States, Marcel recalls his childhood in German-occupied France, especially the summer that he and his older brother Rene befriended a young German soldier
The next queen of heaven : a novel by Gregory Maguire( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
"As the new millennium approaches, the eccentric town of Thebes grows even stranger. Clocked by a Catholic statuette, Mrs. Leontina Scales begins speaking in tongues. Her daughter, Tabitha Scales, and her sons scheme to save their mother or surrender her to Jesus--whatever comes first. Meanwhile, choir director Jeremy Carr, caught between lust and ambition, fumbles his way toward Y2K. Only a modern master like Gregory Maguire can spin a tale this frantic, funny, and farcical. The ancient Sisters of the Sorrowful Mysteries join with a gay singing group. The Radical Radiants battle the Catholics. A Christmas pageant goes horribly awry. And a child is born. This is Maguire's most imaginative story yet." --Provided by publisher
Matchless : a Christmas story by Gregory Maguire( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Entwines the classic fairy tale of the little match girl with a story of Frederik, whose mother is a seamstress to the queen and who spends many evenings crafting a village in the attic of their small, cold home
Son of a witch by Gregory Maguire( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
In the land of Oz, after Dorothy has destroyed the witch, an adolescent boy named Liir, who may be the witch's son, is willed back to life at the Cloister of Saint Gilda
Four stupid cupids by Gregory Maguire( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
The students' scheme to find a love match for their beloved teacher on Valentine's Day turns into a comedy of errors when four stupid cupids from Ancient Greece try to help
Six haunted hairdos by Gregory Maguire( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
With the help of their favorite teacher, two rival clubs, the all-boy Copycats and the all-girl Tattletales, stop trying to out-do each other long enough to help the ghosts of a baby elephant and a herd of mastodons that appear near their small Vermont town
Wicked the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
This re-creation of the land of Oz, tells the story of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, who wasn't so wicked after all. Past the yellow brick road and into a phantasmagoric world rich with imagination and allegory, Wicked just might change the reputation of one of the most sinister characters in literature
Out of Oz by Gregory Maguire( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
Gregory Maguire returns readers to the Land of Oz as he presents the fourth and final installment in the Wicked years series. Once peaceful and prosperous, the spectacular Land of Oz is knotted with social unrest. The Emerald City is mounting an invasion of Munchkinland, Glinda is under house arrest, and the Cowardly Lion is on the run from the law
Three rotten eggs by Gregory Maguire( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
The students of Miss Earth's class in rural Vermont experience an eventful spring when they become involved with a bullying new student, a competitive egg hunt, and genetically altered chicks
 
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Italian (1)
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