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The secrets of a fire king : stories

Author: Kim Edwards
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eleven stories set in various parts of the world. In Sky Juice, a girl in Malaysia escapes prostitution by becoming a mail-order bride, The Way It Felt to Be Falling is on a woman sky diver, and in The Story of My Life a woman discovers her anti-abortion mother is no saint herself.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Edwards
ISBN: 9780143112303 0143112309
OCLC Number: 137225257
Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The great chain of being --
Spring, mountain, sea --
A gleaming in the darkness --
Balance --
The way it felt to be falling --
The invitation --
Aristotle's Lantern --
The secrets of a fire king --
Thirst --
Sky juice --
Gold --
In the garden --
Rat stories --
The story of my life.
Responsibility: by Kim Edwards.

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Eleven stories set in various parts of the world. In Sky Juice, a girl in Malaysia escapes prostitution by becoming a mail-order bride, The Way It Felt to Be Falling is on a woman sky diver, and in The Story of My Life a woman discovers her anti-abortion mother is no saint herself.

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