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A thousand nights, E. K. Johnston, (Hoopla electronic resource)

Label
A thousand nights
Title
A thousand nights
Statement of responsibility
E. K. Johnston
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, looking for a wife. When she sees the dust cloud on the horizon she knows he has arrived. She knows he will want the loveliest girl: her sister. She vows she will not let her be next. And so she is taken in her sister's place, and she believes death will soon follow. But back in their village her sister is mourning. Through her pain, she calls upon the desert winds, conjuring a subtle unseen magic, and something besides death stirs the air in it's place. Lo-Melkhiin's court is a dangerous palace filled with pretty things: intricate statues with wretched eyes, exquisite threads to weave the most beautiful garments. She sees everything as if for the last time. But the first sun sets and rises, and she is not dead. Night after night Lo-Melkhiin comes to her, and listens to the stories she tells and day after day she is awoken by the sunrise. Exploring the palace, she begins to unlock years of fear that have tormented and silenced a kingdom. Lo-Melkhiin was not always a cruel ruler. Something went wrong. The words she speaks to him every night are given strange life of their own. She makes things appear. Little things, at first: a dress from home, a vision of her sister. With each tale she spins, her power grows. Soon she dreams of bigger, more terrible magic: power enough to save a king, if she can put an end to rule of a monster
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Johnston, E. K
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Young adult fiction
  • Young women
  • Magic
  • Kings and rulers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A thousand nights, E. K. Johnston, (Hoopla electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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11459505
Publisher number
MWT11459505
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A thousand nights, E. K. Johnston, (Hoopla electronic resource)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11459505
Publisher number
MWT11459505
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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