The Resource Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone

Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone

Label
Above us only sky : a novel
Title
Above us only sky
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michele Young-Stone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" On March 29, 1973, Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind. At fifteen years old, confused and unmoored, Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing with past Lithuanian bird-women, storytellers with wings dragging the dirt, survivors perched on radio towers, lovers lit up like fireworks, and heroes disguised as everyday men and women. Prudence sets forth on a quest to discover her ancestors, to grapple with wings that only one other person can see, and ultimately, to find out where she belongs. Above Us Only Sky spans the 1863 January Uprising against Russian Tsarist rule in Eastern Europe to the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Lithuania gaining its independence in 1991. It is a story of mutual understanding between the old and young; it is a love story; a story of survival, and most importantly a story about where we belong in the world" --provided by publisher
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Title
Above us only sky
Creator
Summary
Embarking on a quest to find her place in this world, 15-year-old Prudence Eleanor Vilkas, who was born with a pair of wings molded to her back, which were surgically removed, discovers a miraculous lineage of women--separated by oceans, generations and war--who were all connected by the gift of wings. By the author of <i>The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors</i>
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Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10402662
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
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Target audience
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Michele Young-Stone
Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone
Label
Above us only sky : a novel, Michele Young-Stone
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
407 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410480668
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2015007943
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rdamedia
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