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Deerskin

by McKinley, Robin.

Format: Print Book 1993
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Young Adult YA MCKINLEY Robin
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Young Adult
 
Call Number  YA MCKINLEY Robin
 
 
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Fiction Sci-fi FIC McKINLEY
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  Sci-fi FIC McKINLEY
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Fiction F MCK
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Fiction
 
Call Number  F MCK
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Science Fiction SCI-FAN MCKINLEY
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Science Fiction
 
Call Number  SCI-FAN MCKINLEY
 
 
Summary
As Princess Lissar reaches womanhood, it is clear to all the kingdom that in her breathtaking beauty she is the mirror image of her mother, the queen--but this seeming blessing forces her to flee from her father's wrath. With her loyal dog, Lissar discovers a world of magic where she finds the key to her own survival. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "McKinley's latest novel draws on a venerable fairy tale theme--the princess who flees an incestuous marriage to her father, survives adventures and perils, and ends by marrying a proper prince. This adult theme will raise eyebrows among those who have judged McKinley by Beauty or The Blue Sword, but readers will find the book well up to her standards nonetheless. The princess's situation and flight are developed with well-chosen details, characterization is superlative, and only for some readers may the somewhat moderate pacing present any problem. A must for large fantasy collections. ~--Roland Green"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Princesses -- Fiction.
Conflict of generations -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Women dog owners -- Fiction.
Dogs -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Publisher New York :Ace Books,1993
Language English
Description 309 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 0441142265
044100069X (pbk.)
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