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Maybe I would become a mermaid....I would live in the swirling blue-green currents, doing exotic underwater dances for the fish, kissed by sea anemones, caressed by seaweed shawls. I would have a dolphin as a friend. He would have merry eyes and the thick sleeked flesh of a god. My fingernails would be tiny shells and my skin would be like jade with light shining through it. I would never have to come back up...

Echo is caught at the crossroads of a physical world full of hope and despair and the realm of the supernatural, where young men have wings and skeletons speak. On the way, she is graced by angels and fairies and haunted by ghosts, psychopomps, and vampires. But as Echo falls under the spell of demons who threaten to destroy her, she must ultimately look within to find the strength to survive. Through shifting points of view, Francesca Lia Block weaves pure magic into this deftly constructed tale — a novel told in the form of linked stories. One girl's life emerges from a tapestry of voices, lives, and loves — lost and found — that deliver her finally to herself, triumphant, ever-changing.

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?Evocative. [Block] weaves a spell over readers ready to enter her universe.? KLIATT

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Written in her uniquely poetic, carefully crafted style, Echo is a tour-de-force from one of our most exciting contemporary writers.

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About the Author

Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy. Her work is published around the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064407441
Author:
Block, Francesca Lia
Publisher:
HarperTeen
Author:
by Francesca Lia Block
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Teenage girls
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20020806
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.12x5.01x.68 in. .47 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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"Review" by , ?Evocative. [Block] weaves a spell over readers ready to enter her universe.?
"Synopsis" by , Written in her uniquely poetic, carefully crafted style, Echo is a tour-de-force from one of our most exciting contemporary writers.
"Synopsis" by , < P> < b> Acclaimed author Francesca Lia Block weaves pure magic into this deftly constructed tale& #27566; e girl's path to womanhood told in linked short stories. < /b> < /P> < P> Written in her uniquely poetic, carefully crafted style, Echo is a tour& ndash; de& ndash; force from one of our most exciting contemporary writers.< /P> < P> Ages 11+< /P> < P> < /b> < /b> < /P>
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