The Resource A wild swan : And Other Tales., Michael Cunningham, (electronic resource)

A wild swan : And Other Tales., Michael Cunningham, (electronic resource)

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A wild swan : And Other Tales.
Title
A wild swan
Title remainder
And Other Tales.
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Michael Cunningham
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Language
eng
Summary
Fairy tales for our times from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The HoursA poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to change fate; a girl whose extraordinarily long hair causes catastrophe; a man with one human arm and one swan's wing; and a house deep in the forest, constructed of gumdrops and gingerbread, vanilla frosting and boiled sugar. In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the people and the talismans of lands far, far away—the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder—are transformed by Michael Cunningham into stories of sublime revelation. Here are the moments that our fairy tales forgot or deliberately concealed: the years after a spell is broken, the rapturous instant of a miracle unexpectedly realized, or the fate of a prince only half cured of a curse. The Beast stands ahead of you in line at the convenience store, buying smokes and a Slim Jim, his devouring smile aimed at the cashier. A malformed little man with a knack for minor acts of wizardry goes to disastrous lengths to procure a child. A loutish and lazy Jack prefers living in his mother's basement to getting a job, until the day he trades a cow for a handful of magic beans. Reimagined by one of the most gifted storytellers of his generation, and exquisitely illustrated by Yuko Shimizu, rarely have our bedtime stories been this dark, this perverse, or this true
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A wild swan : And Other Tales., Michael Cunningham, (electronic resource)
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A wild swan : And Other Tales., Michael Cunningham, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/2069475
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cr
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ODN0002069475
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780374712600
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2CCD79A8-2820-453D-9FFA-132DE1183ABC

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