Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer

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Larque creates temporary people from nothing, which does not become a problem until a ten-year-old version of herself leads her on a search for lost dreams and she returns stronger, braver--and male. By the author of Apocalypse.

About Nancy Springer

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Author Nancy Springer was born in Montclair, New Jersey in 1948. She received a degree in English Literature from Gettysburg College in 1970. She has written about 40 books for children, young adults, and adults including the Sea King Trilogy, the Tales of Rowan Hood series, the Book of Isle Trilogy, and the Enola Holmes series. She has won numerous awards including the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, the Joan Fassler Memorial Book Award, and two Edgar Allen Poe Awards. She currently lives in Dallastown, Pennsylvania and teaches creative writing at York College of Pennsylvania.
Published February 1, 1994 by William Morrow & Co. 277 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Then Larque finds a way to step out of mundane Soudersberg, Pennsylvania, and into the altogether magical Popular Street, where she meets Shadow, black-clad, gay, whose past is a blank and whose talent is to remold a person according to their inmost physical and mental desires.

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"The reward of truthtellers is often laughter," says Nancy Springer in Larque on the Wing, her hilariously disturbing novel about gender, childhood, and the banality of home life.

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