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Fire Sail : a Xanth novel

by Anthony, Piers,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 7 Libraries 7 of 7 copies
Available (7)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library New Books FIC ANTHONY Piers
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  New Books
Call Number  FIC ANTHONY Piers
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Fiction NEW FIC ANTHONY
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
Collection  Fiction
Coraopolis Memorial Library New Books PIE
Location  Coraopolis Memorial Library
Collection  New Books
Call Number  PIE
Monroeville Public Library New Books ANTHONY PIERS
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  New Books
Mt. Lebanon Public Library New Books ANTHONY Piers
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  New Books
Call Number  ANTHONY Piers
Penn Hills Library Fantasy ANT FAN
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Fantasy
Call Number  ANT FAN
Shaler North Hills Library Science Fiction NEW SCI-FAN ANTHONY
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Science Fiction
The New York Times -bestselling series continues with this pun-tastic epic quest and far-flung fantasy adventure.

Lydell, a shy, naive man of twenty-one, and world-weary grandmother Grania could not be more different. But when their paths cross on the way to beseech the Good Magician to add some excitement to their extraordinarily dull lives, the one thing they have in common is about to get them more than they bargained for . . .

Lydell and Grania's exceptional integrity makes them valuable to the Good Magician. He promises to fulfill their hearts' desires on the condition they pilot a fireboat to its new proprietors, whoever--and wherever--they may be.

Along with an obnoxious bird and a robot dogfish as shipmates, they unfurl their sail of flame and cruise through the skies of Xanth, guided by cryptic clues. Picking up a crew of future children along the way, Lydell and Grania must plan a royal wedding, detonate an F-Bomb, evade illusion dragons, rescue Jack and Jill, find a princess for a werewolf prince, and face their greatest fears--all while remaining true to their compulsively honest selves.

Fire Sail is the 42nd book in the Xanth series, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Anthony's forty-second Xanth novel maintains a non-stop, dizzying pace of puns, puzzles, and probable cause-and-effect twists. The Good Magician has recruited two compulsively honest residents for a special mission. The embarrassingly shy youngster Dell and the elderly grandmother Nia have been promised their heart's desire if they will pilot a flying skiff to its new proprietors. The catch is that no one knows who or where the proper owners are, and the chosen adventurers wonder how they can accomplish their mission without knowing where they are going. Luckily there are a few clues that may help if the hapless sailors can fathom them. The journey will take Dell and Nia across the realm and occasionally beyond, crossing paths with delightful characters and curious plotlines from previous books in the series. But the real question throughout is, how many lady loves will Dell fall for and lose before finally finding The One? Anthony takes a frivolous fantasy of staying true to oneself and turns it into a lesson of tolerance, acceptance, and finding answers in unexpected places.--Lucy Lockley Copyright 2019 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Anthony, Piers. Xanth novel.
Subjects Xanth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Publisher New York :2019
Language English
Description 285 pages ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781504058759
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