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War for the Oaks: A Novel (1987) [Novel]
by Emma Bull Rating: Weighted - 7.7 / Average - 7.7 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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Acclaimed by critics and readers on its first publication in 1987, winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel, Emma Bullís War for the Oaks is one of the novels that has defined modern urban fantasy.
Eddi McCandry sings rock and roll. But her boyfriend just dumped her, her band just broke up, and life could hardly be worse. Then, walking home through downtown Minneapolis on a dark night, she finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faerie folk. Now, more than her own survival is at riskóand her own preferences, musical and personal, are very much beside the point.
By turns tough and lyrical, fabulous and down-to-earth, War for the Oaks is a fantasy novel thatís as much about this world as about the other one. Itís about real love and loyalty, about real music and musicians, about false glamour and true art. It will change the way you hear and see your own daily life.

Original title: War for the Oaks: A Novel
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyContemporary

Edition #1: War for the Oaks: A Novel

War for the Oaks: A Novel (1987)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A contemporary fantasy classic." Publishers Weekly
  • "Emma Bull is really good." Neil Gaiman
  • "One of the most engaging fantasies Iíve read in a long time." Minneapolis Star-Tribune
  • "Knifes through the fantasy genre like a sharp blade of wind." Charles de Lint
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War for the Oaks: A Novel (2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orb Books
ISBN: 0765300346
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8 x 0.9
Pages: 336

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