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  • 0 of 4 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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2 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etna Library FIC SMI 31257000285931 New items Checked out 01/28/2021
Howe Library FIC SMI 31254003686900 New books - Main floor Checked out 02/10/2021
Howe Library FIC SMI 31254003694144 New books - Main floor Checked out 02/15/2021
Howe Library FIC SMI 31254003694201 New books - Main floor Checked out 02/09/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525520351 :
  • ISBN: 052552035X :
  • Physical Description: 265 pages : color illustration ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.

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"From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres and the New York Times best-selling Last Hundred Years Trilogy, a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals--and a young boy--whose lives intersect in Paris Paras is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. At dusk, one afternoon she pushes open the door of her stall--she's a curious filly--and, after traveling through the night, arrives by chance in the City of Light. She's dazzled, and often mystified, by the sights, sounds and smells around her, but she isn't afraid. Soon she meets an elegant dog, a German shorthair pointer named Frida, who knows how to get by without attracting the attention of suspicious Parisians. Paras and Frida coexist for a time in the city's lush green spaces, nourished by Frida's strategic trips to the bakery and the butchershop. They keep company with two irrepressible ducks, and an opinionated raven. But then Paras meets a human boy, Etienne, and discovers a new, otherworldly part of Paris: the secluded, ivy-walled house where the boy and his nearly-one-hundred-year-old great grandmother live, quietly and unto themselves. As the cold weather and Christmas near, the unlikeliest of friendships bloom among humans and animals alike. But how long can a runaway horse live undiscovered in Paris? And how long can a boy keep her hidden, and all his own? Jane Smiley's beguiling new novel is itself an adventure that celebrates curiosity and ingenuity, and expresses the desire of all creatures for true friendship, love, and freedom"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Race horses > Fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.

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