Gordimer Byrd"s reminder by Weinstock, Robert

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Published by Harcourt in Orlando .

Written in English

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  • Birds -- Fiction.,
  • Magic -- Fiction.

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Frustrated by his failed attempts to find magic objects, a bird creates an object of his own.

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StatementRobert Weinstock.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W43675 Go 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3672978M
ISBN 100152049037
LC Control Number2003005047

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Delicate, pale pictures and finely crafted language show an offbeat life tinged with sadness. Gordimer Byrd works in a factory.

Day after dreary day, he pecks perfectly spaced dimples into thimbles, all the while dreaming of magic objects that could make life more interesting.

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