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The mermaid

Author: Christina Henry
Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Once there was a mermaid called Amelia who could never be content in the sea, a mermaid who longed to know all the world and all its wonders, and so she came to live on land. Once there was a man called P.T. Barnum, a man who longed to make his fortune by selling the wondrous and miraculous, and there is nothing more miraculous than a real mermaid. Amelia agrees to play the mermaid for Barnum and walk among men in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Named Person: P T Barnum
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Henry
ISBN: 9780399584046 0399584048
OCLC Number: 1004206734
Description: 318 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Christina Henry.

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Once there was a mermaid called Amelia who could never be content in the sea, a mermaid who longed to know all the world and all its wonders, and so she came to live on land. Once there was a man called P.T. Barnum, a man who longed to make his fortune by selling the wondrous and miraculous, and there is nothing more miraculous than a real mermaid. Amelia agrees to play the mermaid for Barnum and walk among men in their world, believing she can leave anytime she likes. But Barnum has never given up a money-making scheme in his life.

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