A Lion Among Men

A Lion Among Men

by Maguire, Gregory

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While civil war looms in Oz, Brrr--the Cowardly Lion--surrenders the story of his life to a tetchy oracle named Yackle. Abandoned as a cub, Brrr's path from infancy in the Great Gillikan Forest is no Yellow Brick Road. Seeking to redress an early mistake, he trudges through a swamp of ghosts, becomes implicated in a massacre of trolls, falls in love with a forbidding Cat princess, and avoids a jail sentence by agreeing to serve as a lackey to the war-mongering Emperor of Oz.

A portrait of a would-be survivor and a panoramic glimpse of a world gone shrill with war fever, Gregory Maguire's "A Lion Among Men" is written with the sympathy and power that have made his books contemporary classics.

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Product Details

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: HARPERTORCH
  • ISBN: 9780061987410
  • Publication Date: 09/28/2010