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The Resource The brides of rollrock island, Margo Lanagan, (electronic resource)

The brides of rollrock island, Margo Lanagan, (electronic resource)

Label
The brides of rollrock island
Title
The brides of rollrock island
Statement of responsibility
Margo Lanagan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings'and to catch their wives. The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of the beast. And for a price a man may buy himself a lovely sea-wife. He may have and hold and keep her. And he will tell himself that he is her master. But from his first look into those wide, questioning, liquid eyes, he will be just as transformed as she. He will be equally ensnared. And the witch will have her true payment. Margo Lanagan weaves an extraordinary tale of desire, despair, and transformation. With devastatingly beautiful prose, she reveals characters capable of unspeakable cruelty, but also unspoken love
Member of
Summary
Lured by the witch Misskaella, who possesses secrets for luring beautiful sea-wives from their underwater homes and transforming them out of their sealskins, a fisherman on remote Rollrock Island becomes the witch's victim when he falls desperately in love with the woman he has captured.
Theme
Tone
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Character
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Fantasy Novel, 2012.
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel, 2012.
  • Barbara Jefferis Award, 2014.
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2013.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book
  • Ditmar Award, 2013.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Young Adult category, 2012.
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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10083454
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lanagan, Margo
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Intended audience
7 years and up
LC call number
PZ7.L216
LC item number
L363 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
950
Literary form
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Recorded Books, LLC
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Juvenile fiction
Target audience
primary
Label
The brides of rollrock island, Margo Lanagan, (electronic resource)
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OneClickdigital eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780375989308
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00160672
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The brides of rollrock island, Margo Lanagan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
OneClickdigital eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780375989308
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00160672
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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