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Deerskin by Robin McKinley

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Published by Ace Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Runaways,
  • Coming of age,
  • Dogs,
  • Princesses,
  • Forests,
  • Rape,
  • Fiction

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When her growing beauty begins to resemble her mother"s too closely, Princess Lissar must flee her father"s wrath, and, in doing so, she unlocks a door into a world of magic. As Princess Lissar reaches womanhood, it is clear to all the kingdom that in her breathtaking beauty she is the mirror image of her mother, the queen--but this seeming blessing forces her to flee from her father"s wrath. With her loyal dog, Lissar discovers a world of magic where she finds the key to her own survival.

Edition Notes

StatementRobin McKinley
LC ClassificationsPS3563.C3816 D4 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24951223M
ISBN 10044100069X
ISBN 109780441000692

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