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Radiant darkness

Author: Emily Whitman
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Persephone runs off to the Underworld with Hades, with whom she has fallen in love, but when her mother Demeter threatens to destroy the earth to save her, Persephone finds a way to come back once a year, bringing spring.
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Genre/Form: Local author
Romance fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Love stories
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Persephone, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Demeter, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Demeter, (Greek deity); Persephone, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Demeter, (Greek deity); Demeter, (Greek deity); Hades, (Greek deity); Persephone, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Whitman
ISBN: 9780061724497 0061724491 9780061724503 0061724505 9780061780356 0061780359
OCLC Number: 243941577
Awards: Commended for Oregon Book Awards (Young Adult) 2011
Short-listed for Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2011
Short-listed for Volunteer State Book Awards (Young Adult) 2011
Description: 274 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Emily Whitman.
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Persephone runs off to the Underworld with Hades, with whom she has fallen in love, but when her mother Demeter threatens to destroy the earth to save her, Persephone finds a way to come back once a year, bringing spring.

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One of the best books I have ever read

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-18) Excellent Permalink

This book, on a scale of 1-5, is a 5 and probably one of the best books I have ever read (that's saying a lot.)  This book is about what really happened to Persephone and Hades and how the stories about Persephone being kidnapped started.  The story also talks more of Demeter's character...
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