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The Resource Walk the wild with me, Rachel Atwood

Walk the wild with me, Rachel Atwood

Label
Walk the wild with me
Title
Walk the wild with me
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Atwood
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Orphaned when still a toddler, Nicholas Withybeck knows no other home than Locksley Abbey outside Nottingham, England. He works in the scriptorium embellishing illuminated manuscripts with hidden faces of the Wild Folk and whimsical creatures that he sees every time he ventures into the woods and fields. His curiosity leads him into forbidden nooks and crannies both inside and outside the abbey, and he becomes adept at hiding to stay out of trouble. On one of these forays Nick slips into the crypt beneath the abbey. There he finds an altar older than the abbey's foundations, ancient when the Romans occupied England. Behind the bricks around the altar, he finds a palm-sized silver cup. The cup is embellished with the three figures of Elena, the Celtic goddess of crossroads, sorcery, and cemeteries. He carries the cup with him always, listening as the goddess whispers wisdom in the back of his mind. With Elena's cup in his pocket, Nick can see that the masked dancers at the May Day celebration in the local village are actually the creatures of the wood: The Green Man--known to mortals as Little John--and Robin Goodfellow, Herne the Huntsman, dryads, trolls, and water sprites. Theirs are the faces he's seen and drawn into his illuminations. Guided by Elena along secret forest paths, Nick learns that Little John's love has been kidnapped by Queen Mab of the Faeries. The door to the Faery mound will only open when the moons of the two realms align. That time is fast approaching. Nick must release Elena so that she can use sorcery to unlock that door, allowing Nick's band of friends to try to rescue the girl. Will he have the courage to release her as his predecessor did not?"--Amazon.com
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Summary
In this new historical fantasy, a young man must use the power granted by a goddess to infiltrate the realm of Faery and save a kidnapped victim before the door is sealed once again
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10829790
Cataloging source
YDX
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Atwood, Rachel
Dewey number
FIC ATWOOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1853-1911
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pyle, Howard
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True
Series statement
DAW book collectors
Series volume
no. 1841
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abbeys
  • Artists
  • Crypts
  • Goddesses, Celtic
  • Magic
  • Quests (Expeditions)
Target audience
adult
Label
Walk the wild with me, Rachel Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780756414849
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089848732
  • BK0024950104
Label
Walk the wild with me, Rachel Atwood
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780756414849
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089848732
  • BK0024950104

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