Confessions Of An Ugly Stepsister: A Novel by Gregory MaguireConfessions Of An Ugly Stepsister: A Novel by Gregory Maguire

Confessions Of An Ugly Stepsister: A Novel

byGregory Maguire

Paperback | September 28, 2010

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“[An] engrossing story...endearing and memorable.”
Boston Herald

“[An] arresting hybrid of mystery, fairy tale, and historical novel.”
Detroit Free Press

“A tale so movingly told that you will say at the end of the first reading, ‘It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book this good.’” <_o3a_p>

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Gregory Maguire proves himself to be “one of contemporary fiction’s most assured myth-makers” (Kirkus Reviews) with Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, his ingenious and provocative retelling of the timeless Cinderella fairy tale. Perhaps best known for his dark and breathtaking Oz series The Wicked Years—including the novel Wicked, which inspired the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical—Maguire is a master at upending the ordinary to help us see the familiar in a brilliant new light.<_o3a_p>

Gregory Maguire is theNew York Timesbestselling author ofConfessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror;and the Wicked Years, a series that includesWicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men,andOut of Oz. Now a beloved classic,Wickedis the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, l...
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Title:Confessions Of An Ugly Stepsister: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.96 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061960551

ISBN - 13:9780061960550

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[A] bewitching story...Confessions has its roots in a fanciful tale--the Cinderella story--but it teases out motifs deeper than the generic fall-in-love-and-marry-the-prince-happily-ever-after....Witty and wise Adult and sophisticated, his musings on beauty, ugliness, magic, reality, and imagination explore how our past follows us always and shapes our self-perception. (Fort Worth Morning Star-Telegram)