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   Alabaster, by Caitlín R. Kiernan  
 
  Collection, first publication in August 2006
 
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      An albino girl wanders the sun-scorched backroads of a south Georgia summer, following the bidding of an angel - or perhaps only voices in her head - searching out and slaying ancient monsters who have hidden themselves away in the lonely places of the world. Caitli-n R. Kiernan first introduced Dancy in the pages of her award-winning second novel, Threshold (2001), then went on to write several more short stories and a novella about this unlikely heroine, each a piece, of which, has become an epic dark fantasy narrative. Alabaster finally collects all these tales into one volume, illustrated by Ted Naifeh.

     
     
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  • Angels - Archangels - Guardian Angels - Dark Angels
  • Children, Teens, Kids.
  • Disabilities - Handicapped - Blinds - Deafs

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