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Mythic (Mythic #1)
by Mike Allen (Goodreads Author) , Matthew Cheney (Goodreads Author) , Theodora Goss (Goodreads Author) , Richard Parks (Goodreads Author) , Sonya Taaffe , Joe Haldeman , Ian Watson
Amid the hard-scrabble West Virginia coal mines, a terrible magical vengeance takes an equally terrible toll on a young boy's heart. Ancient gods provide metaphors for a father's love and a child's grief, and Cinderella's shattered glass slippers become a window into the horror of the Holocaust. A mythic tale of a little girl's rebellion explains all the craziness of weath ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published March 20th 2006 by Wildside Press
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I was born in Minneapolis, Minn., six months before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon.
But my first childhood memories are of Guam island, where my father took a teaching job after receiving his Ph.D. It was a childhood of rocky beaches, skittering lizards and huge black-and-yellow spiders with webs that covered walls.
My parents moved to a suburb outside Chicago, then to a small mining town in the ...more
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