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Quicksand: science fiction.

John Brunner

Quicksand: science fiction.

by John Brunner

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B89 Qi3, PR6052.R8 Qi3
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4057389M
ISBN 100283980656
LC Control Number79475962
OCLC/WorldCa83531

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Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle’s novel about a pivotal summer in two girls’ lives explores the convictions we form, the judgments we make, and the values we hold. The pond is called Quicksand Pond. It’s a shadowy, hidden place, full of chirping, shrieking, croaking life. It’s where, legend has it, people disappear. “Let us not remain anchored in the quicksand of a waning past, and lose the war on obliviousness, but let us listen to the bracing sounds of new horizons, grasp the enchantment of the fleeting instants and seize the cleverness of the moment.


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