Lirael, daughter of the Clayr (Book, 2001) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Lirael, daughter of the Clayr

Author: Garth Nix
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
When a dangerous necromancer threatens to unleash a long-buried evil, Lirael and Prince Sameth are drawn into a battle to save the Old Kingdom and reveal their true destinies.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile iction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garth Nix
ISBN: 0060278234 9780060278236 0060278242 9780060278243 9780060005429 0060005424 0060590165 9780060590161 9780061474347 0061474347 9781404635326 1404635327
OCLC Number: 45052727
Description: 487 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: An Ill-Favored Birthday --
A Future Lost --
Paperwings --
A Glint in the Snow --
An Unexpected Opportunity --
Third Assistant Librarian --
Beyond the Doors of Sun and Moon --
Down the Fifth Back Stair --
Creatures by Nagy --
Dog Day --
Search for a Suitable Sword --
Into the Lair of the Chief Librarian --
Of Stilken and Strange Magic --
Prince Sameth Hits a Six --
The Dead Are Many --
Into Death --
Nicholas and the Necromancer --
A Father's Healing Hand --
Ellimere's Thoughts on the Education of Princes --
A Door of Three Signs --
Beyond the Doors of Wood and Stone --
Power of Three --
A Troublesome Season --
Cold Water, Old Stone --
A Family Conference --
A Letter from Nicholas --
Sam Makes Up His Mind --
Sam the Traveler --
The Observatory of the Clayr --
Nicholas and the Pit --
A Voice in the Trees --
"When the Dead Do Walk, Seek Water's Run" --
Flight to the River --
Finder --
Remembrancer --
A Denizen of Death --
A Bath in the River --
The Book of the Dead --
High Bridge --
Under the Bridge --
Free Magic and the Flesh of Swine --
Southerlings and a Necromancer --
Farewell to Finder --
Abhorsen's House.
Responsibility: Garth Nix.

Abstract:

When a dangerous necromancer threatens to unleash a long-buried evil, Lirael and Prince Sameth are drawn into a battle to save the Old Kingdom and reveal their true destinies.
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-21) Good Permalink

     This is the sequel to the popular Sabriel and in this book Lirael (who is unsure of her paternity and doesn't feel part of the Clayr) must undertake a mission to remove the king's touchstone.  She is a resourceful character that all will find appealing.  This is...
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Fantasy for librarians and dog-lovers!

by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-01-08) Excellent Permalink

This is, without a doubt, my favorite book in the Abhorsen series.  It may have something to do with being a librarian, but I think it has much more to do with Lirael and her insecurities, strengths, and maybe even her dog.  I mean, the Disreputable Dog may be the best talking dog EVER. ...
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