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9 edition of Once on this river found in the catalog.

Once on this river

by Sharon Dennis Wyeth

  • 200 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • African Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Slavery -- Fiction.,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSharon Dennis Wyeth.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W9746 On 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL682108M
    ISBN 100679883509, 0679983503
    LC Control Number97028779

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    Once Upon a River Characters Diane Setterfield This Study Guide consists of approximately 77 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Once Upon a River. Once Upon A River A Novel (Book): Setterfield, Diane: On a dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, a wounded stranger carries in the lifeless body of a small child. Hours later the girl stirs, and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Magic? As the days pass the child remains mute and unable to answer questions. Three families are keen to claim her: the wealthy mother of a.

    Once Upon a River is a glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic, and richly atmospheric, this is "a beguiling tale, full of twists and turns like the river at its heart, and just as rich and intriguing" (M.L. Stedman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Light Between Oceans).5/5(1). Once Upon A River (Book): Setterfield, Diane: Baker & TaylorWhen the seemingly dead body of a child reanimates hours after arriving at an ancient inn on the Thames, three families try to claim & TaylorOn a dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door.


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Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield is a Atria/Emily Bestler Books publication. A deeply mysterious, Once on this river book and fantastical Gothic yarn.

Nearly a century ago, on Winter Solstice, folks assembled together at ‘The Swan at Radcot’, a local inn, where they 4/5. Once Upon a River is the story of three missing girls and three desperate families all set against the Thames and woven together with magic, mystery, and mayhem.

It is beautiful and heartbreaking and altogether wondrous. Simply put, it is a joy to read." -- /5(K). Once Upon a River is the story of three missing girls and three desperate families all set against the Thames and woven together with magic, mystery, and mayhem.

It is beautiful and heartbreaking and altogether wondrous. Simply put, it is a joy to read." -- /5. Grade ?In this story set inyear-old Monday de Groot accompanies her mother from Madagascar to the woman's former home in colonial New York to prove that her brother, a free black man, has been wrongly sold into slavery.

Leslie de Groot is a midwife and herbalist who earns their passage by acting as the ship's doctor.5/5(1). On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place.

The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door bursts open on a grievously wounded stranger. In his arms is the lifeless body of a small child. Hours later, the girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to ed on: J   Once Upon a River is a hearty paean to the Thames and the people who live on or near it, whose stories never truly begin or end, but flow on for ever, to a dimly imagined sea.

• Once Upon a River. The River Thames This is a magical tale of how one river can flow through so many villages and hamlets bringing secrets, taking them away and mesmerizing the people who sail on it, and drown in it. The trail of the river evoked in the novel is the stretch between Trewsbury Meed and Shoeburyness.

Storytelling is central to ONCE UPON A RIVER. The story of Quietly the ferryman is an invention of the author, but it contains many elements from traditional or mythological tales. Does it remind you of any other stories in particular.

How many types or styles of story are told in ONCE UPON A RIVER. Once Upon a River is a glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic, and richly atmospheric, this is “a beguiling tale, full of twists and turns like the river at its heart, and just as rich and intriguing” (M.L.

Stedman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Light Between Oceans). From the book jacket - After the violent death of her father, sixteen-year-old Margo Crane takes to the Stark River in her grandfather’s rowboat, with only a few supplies and a biography of her hero Annie Oakley, in search of her mother/5.

Storytelling is central to Once Upon a River. The story of Quietly the ferryman is an invention of the author, but it contains many elements from traditional or mythological tales. Does it remind you of any other stories in particular. How many types or styles of story are told in Once Upon a River.

Be as wide in your interpretation of. Once Upon a River is a glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic, and richly atmospheric, the beginning of this novel will sweep you away on a powerful current of storytelling, transporting you through worlds both real and imagined, to the triumphant conclusion whose depths will.

Once Upon a River is a glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic, and richly atmospheric, the beginning of this novel will sweep you away on a powerful current of storytelling, transporting you through worlds both real and imagined, to the triumphant conclusion whose depths will.

An exquisitely crafted multi-layered mystery brimming with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as richly atmospheric as Setterfield's bestseller The Thirteenth Tale.

Diane Setterfield’s bestselling novel, The Thirteenth Tale was published in 38 countries, sold more than three million copies, and was made into a television drama scripted by Christopher Hampton, starring Olivia Colmanand Vanessa Redgrave. Her second novel was Bellman & Black, and her new novel is Once Upon a s: K.

Books similar to Once Upon a River Once Upon a River. by Diane Setterfield. avg. rating Ratings. On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door bursts open on a gri.

Once Upon a River‘s centre is The Swan, an inn where telling stories is a regular occurrence. Throughout the book, I felt like I was sitting in the Swan, listening to this story and the sounds of the river.

When a story is yours to tell you are allowed to take liberties with it [ ]. Diane Setterfield haunts familiar ground in “Once Upon a River,” an eerily mystic tale of a mute child who captivates the local townspeople after she’s seemingly brought back from the dead.

This book is the story of Margo Crane, a young woman who lives near a river in a rural area of Michigan in the 's. But Margo, who is about 15 when the story begins, is no ordinary teenager. She can shoot, hunt, skin an animal, and does not appear to be afraid of much/5(). This young adult novel is about an 11 year old African girl named Monday who travels from her home in Madagascar to New York in the s.

Her mother, who was born in America, is returning to help prove that Monday's uncle (who was recently sold as a slave) is a free man. It was a very interesting read.4/5. This book is the story of Margo Crane, a young woman who lives near a river in a rural area of Michigan in the 's.

But Margo, who is about 15 when the story begins, is no ordinary teenager. She can shoot, hunt, skin an animal, and does not appear to be afraid of much/5().

Directed by Haroula Rose. With Kenadi DelaCerna, John Ashton, Tatanka Means, Ajuawak Kapashesit. Margo Crane's odyssey on the Stark River introduces her to a world filled with wonders and dangers.A novel of such mystical beauty with subtleties so rich, each word melts in your mouth like honey.

A credit to Geoffrey Strachan's wonderful translation of a tale steeped in abandonment one can't help but be moved by the prose. Once Upon The River Love is a once in a lifetime treasure.

Don't deny yourself the pleasure and read it now!/5.