What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

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Query abandoned by poster > ABANDONED. Book pre 2005: people growing wings because of 'disease'

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message 1: by Fiona (new)

Fiona | 4 comments I am looking for a book I read in high school about a disease causing people to grow wings. It is not 'Growing Wings' and is not "Flock of Angels".

I can only remember the following:
1) A disease makes people grow wings
2) I THINK that there was a lot of media attention
3) People committed suicide after getting disease
4) There was a type of school or hospital for people to learn how to handle their things
5) A character visited a place where he/she learned about the difficulty of finding clothes for angels.

Thanks!


message 2: by D.M. (new)

D.M. Dutcher  | 340 comments I'd really like to read this book if it can be found. 1),4),5) can be found in the manga Haibane Renmei Anime Manga: Volume 1, but not 2) and 3). The book itself reminded me of Translucent, Volume 1, in which instead of wings, people become invisible from a disease.

I haven't been able to track anything down yet, despite the arresting premise. Although I learned that there really is an angel wing disease, but for ducks. I'll keep trying.


message 3: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39249 comments Mod
Check out this listopia.
http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/27...

I'd also do a search on the listopia page for "wings."


message 4: by Jayme (new)

Jayme | 158 comments I've not read this yet, but it really sounds like Rapture


message 5: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39249 comments Mod
Fiona, are you still looking for this?


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