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Veronika. Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one with hair black as tar. Four otherwise identical girls who spend their days in sync, tasked to learn. But when May, a very different kind of girl — the lone survivor of a recent shipwreck — suddenly and mysteriously arrives on the island, an unsettling mirror is about to be held up to the life the girls have never before questioned.

Sly and unsettling, Gordon Dahlquist’s timeless and evocative storytelling blurs the lines between contemporary and sci-fi with a story that is sure to linger in readers’ minds long after the final page has been turned.

About the Author

Gordon Dahlquist is a graduate of Reed College and Columbia University’s School of the Arts. He worked for several years writing and directing plays, including Messalina (Evidence Room, Los Angeles: SPF, New York), and Delirium Palace (Evidence Room, Los Angeles; published in Breaking Ground), both of which received a Garland Playwriting Award.

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Dutton Books
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Children s-Adventure Stories
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
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Grade Level:
from 5
7.74 x 5.02 x 0.85 in 0.53 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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