The Choir Boats: Volume One of Longing for Yount by Daniel A. Rabuzzi

The Choir Boats: Volume One of Longing for Yount

byDaniel A. RabuzziIllustratorDeborah A. Mills

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London, 1812 | Yount, Year of the OwlWhat would you give to make good on the sins of your past? For merchant Barnabas McDoon, the answer is: everything.When emissaries from a world called Yount offer Barnabas a chance to redeem himself, he accepts their price to voyage to Yount with the key that only he can use to unlock the door to their prison. But bleak forces seek to stop him: Yount's jailer, a oncehuman wizard who craves his own salvation, kidnaps Barnabas's nephew. A fallen angel, a monstrous owl with eyes of fire, will unleash Hell if Yount is freed. And, meanwhile, Barnabas's niece, Sally, and a mysterious pauper named Maggie seek with dreamsongs to wake the sleeping goddess who may be the only hope for Yount and Earth alike.

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Daniel A. Rabuzzi studied folklore and mythology in college and graduate school, and keeps one foot firmly in the Other Realm. His fiction and poetry have appeared in SYBIL'S GARAGE, SHIMMER, CHIZINE, LADY CHURCHILL'S ROSEBUD WRISTLET, ABYSS & APEX, GOBLIN FRUIT, MANNEQUIN ENVY, and SCHEHEREZADE'S BEQUEST. He has also had twenty schola...
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Title:The Choir Boats: Volume One of Longing for YountFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:ChiZine PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0980941075

ISBN - 13:9780980941074

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 13

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Praise for The Choir Boats:Longing for Yount, Vol. 1:"According to our reviewer,this is 2009’s most underrated young-adult fantasy. Eccentric, intelligent,funny, and magical – a total winner."—The Ranting Dragon"The Choir Boats is Gulliver's Travels crossed with TheGolden Compass and a dollop of Pride and Prejudice . . . The tale isan instant classic of fantasy."—John Ottinger, Grasping for the Wind"(A) fantastic and deeply entertaining debut novel . . . Part steampunkadventure, part classic fantasy, The Choir Boats might be earmarked foryoung adults, but anyone to whom this sounds like a rich ride will be surprisedand delighted."—Lincoln Cho, January MagazineJanuary Magazine's Best Books of 2009 ListLiviu's Top Ten in 2009Remarkable Small Press Reads (Fantasy Book Critic)A 2009 Top Pick by Faren Miller(Locus Magazine)