The Resource Fly By Night, (ebook)

Fly By Night, (ebook)

Label
Fly By Night
Title
Fly By Night
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Everybody knew that books were dangerous. Read the wrong book, it was said, and the words crawled around your brain on black legs and drove you mad, wicked mad. Mosca Mye was born at a time sacred to Goodman Palpitattle, He Who Keeps Flies out of Jams and Butterchurns, which is why her father insisted on naming her after the housefly. He also insisted on teaching her to read-even in a world where books are dangerous, regulated things. Eight years later, Quillam Mye died, leaving behind an orphaned daughter with an inauspicious name and an all-consuming hunger for words. Trapped for years in the care of her cruel Uncle Westerly and Aunt Briony, Mosca leaps at the opportunity for escape, though it comes in the form of sneaky swindler Eponymous Clent. As she travels the land with Clent and her pet goose, Saracen, Mosca begins to discover complicated truths about the world she inhabits and the power of words
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hardinge, Frances
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Geese
  • Language and languages
  • Books and reading
  • Guilds
Target audience
adult
Label
Fly By Night, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683350798
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11828901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11828901
System control number
MWT11828901
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fly By Night, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683350798
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11828901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11828901
System control number
MWT11828901
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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