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A gift of magic

Lois Duncan

A gift of magic

by Lois Duncan

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Published by MacMillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published: Little, Brown and Company, 1971.

Statementby Lois Duncan.
The Physical Object
Pagination201p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17494390M
ISBN 100330328433
OCLC/WorldCa59947901

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  Lois Duncan’s A Gift of Magic is a revised edition of her novel of the same title. But instead of simply updating the book to reflect current computer, internet and cell phone usage. This is an older book, but I can't tell you how excited I was to read it once found. The back cover blurb simply intrigued me - I was into the magic thing as I just came off some other Urban Fantasy, and the thought of the different gifts of dance, music, and magic allured/5(8).

Gift of Magic Book 6: The Nine Kingdoms. The pattern of spells is no accident With each page, each powerful rune, Sarah of Doìre and Ruith are being led somewhere, to someone-but by whom, she cannot tell. Sarah’s gift of sight only allows her to see the spells themselves, not the person behind them. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. A fine copy housed in a very good slipcase. Mervyn's Gift edition; 1st edition thus with complete number line in statement at back of the book. Red slipcase has some wear to edges. An odd sized book that requires additional postage for priority and international orders. Larger oblong 8vo., 44 pages.


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Along with the home the children begin to develop heightened skills: one gets music /5. When the old woman died, she left her grandchild Nancy with the extraordinary gift of magic.

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When the old woman died, she left her grandchild Nancy with the extraordinary gift of magic. Nancy can read people's minds, know their thoughts, and make them do what she wants. Will she use her gift for good, or satisfy her own selfish desire?Loi. "The Gift of the Magi" by the great American author, O.

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Henry. The Gift Of The Magi. One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned with the silent imputation of parsimony that such close dealing implied.

A Gift of Magic. Discovering that she has a special gift that can control the minds and actions of others, Nancy quickly comes to realize the power she has and must be careful of the acts she /5(12).

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Sarah of Doìre knows the pattern of spells is no accident. With each page, each powerful rune, she and Ruith are being led /5(23).Homepage.

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