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Winter's tale

Author: Mark Helprin
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Peter Lake -- orphan, thief, mechanic extraordinare -- and Athansor, a flying Brooklyn milkhorse, establish a reign of love and justice in New York City in the year 2000.

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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fantasy fiction
Love stories
Paranormal fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Helprin, Mark.
Winter's tale.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1983
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Helprin
ISBN: 0151972036 9780151972036 9780156001946 0156001942 9780156031196 0156031191 9780544320420 0544320425
OCLC Number: 9350440
Description: xii, 673 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A white horse escapes --
The ferry burns in morning cold --
Pearly soames --
Peter Lake from a star --
Beverly --
A goddess in the bath --
On the marsh --
Lake of the Coheeries --
The hospital in Printing House Square --
Aceldama --
Four gates to the city --
Lake of the Coheeries --
In the drifts --
A new life --
Hell gate --
Nothing is random --
Peter Lake returns --
The sun ... --
... and the ghost --
An early summer dinner at Petipas --
The machine age --
A very short history of the clouds --
Battery bridge --
White horse and dark horse --
The white dog of Afghanistan --
Abysmillard redux --
Ex machina --
For the soldiers and sailors of Chelsea --
The city alight --
A golden age.
Responsibility: by Mark Helprin.
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When master mechanic Peter Lake attempts to rob a mansion on the Upper West Side, he is caught by young Beverly Penn, the terminally ill daughter of the house, and their subsequent love sends Peter  Read more...


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