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Someplace to Be Flying - Charles de Lint
Someplace to Be Flying
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Lily is a photojournalist in search of the "animal people" who supposedly haunt the city's darkest slums. Hank is a slumdweller who knows the bad streets all too well. One night, in a brutal incident, their two lives collide--uptown Lily and downtown Hank, each with a quest and a role to play in... show more
Lily is a photojournalist in search of the "animal people" who supposedly haunt the city's darkest slums. Hank is a slumdweller who knows the bad streets all too well. One night, in a brutal incident, their two lives collide--uptown Lily and downtown Hank, each with a quest and a role to play in the secret drama of the city's oldest inhabitants.For the animal people walk among us. Native Americans call them the First People, but they have never left, and they claim the city for their own.Not only have Hank and Lily stumbled onto a secret, they've stumbled into a war. And in this battle for the city's soul, nothing is quite as it appears.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780765307576 (076530757X)
ASIN: 076530757X
Publisher: Orb Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Newford 1 (#8)
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traciloudin
traciloudin rated it
4.0 Someplace to Be Flying
There's just something so satisfying about Charles de Lint books.
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it
4.0 Someplace to Be Flying
I'm very fond of Charles de Lint's "Newford" novels, and this entry in the series is quite entertaining.With "Someplace to be Flying," de Lint uses Native American mythology (Raven and Coyote) as the basis for a thorough examination on the nature of prejudice, as some citizens of Newford are "first ...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
I've had uneven success with de Lint: I've loved short stories like "The Moon is Drowning While I Sleep," and have actively disliked novels like "Jack, the Giant Killer." This falls somewhere in the middle.Taking place in de Lint's evolving city of Newford, an Ottawa-ish place with the drug problems...
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