Waifs And Strays

Paperback | June 17, 2004

byCharles de LintForeword byTerri Windling

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From one of the fantasy genre's greatest trailblazers, Waifs and Strays is a must-read. 

Charles de Lint's remarkable novels and shorter fiction are, in a very real sense, coming of age stories. Here, for the first time, is a collection of his stories for teen and adult readers alike. From the streets of his famed Newford to the alleys of Bordertown to the realms of Faerie, this is storytelling that will transfix and delight, with characters who will linger in the mind, many of them from his novels. Featuring an illuminating preface by acclaimed author, anthologist, and critic Terri Windling, Waifs and Strays is a must-own for de Lint fans, and an ideal introduction to his work for newcomers.

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From one of the fantasy genre's greatest trailblazers, Waifs and Strays is a must-read. Charles de Lint's remarkable novels and shorter fiction are, in a very real sense, coming of age stories. Here, for the first time, is a collection of his stories for teen and adult readers alike. From the streets of his famed Newford to the alley...

Charles de Lint (www.charlesdelint.com) is the author of more than seventy adult, young adult, and children’s books. Renowned as one of the trailblazers of the modern fantasy genre, he is the recipient of the World Fantasy, White Pine, Crawford, and Aurora awards. The first book of the Wildlings trilogy, Under My Skin, won the 2013 Aur...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.4 × 5.4 × 1.1 inPublished:June 17, 2004Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142401587

ISBN - 13:9780142401583

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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"This is the perfect de Lint primer." -- Chronicle 

"Mythic fiction is at its best in this anthology of stories of memorable heroines..." -- School Library Journal