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The Resource Wicked : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Douglas Smith

Wicked : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Douglas Smith

Label
Wicked : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Title
Wicked
Title remainder
the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Douglas Smith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fable for adults on the subject of destiny and free will by a writer of children's books. It tells the story of Elphaba before she became the Wicked Witch of the West in the land of Oz. The novel traces her career as nun, nurse, pro-democracy activist and animal rights defender
Member of
Summary
Set in an Oz where a morose Wizard battles suicidal thoughts, the story of the green-skinned Elphaba, otherwise known as the Wicked Witch of the West, profiles her as an animal rights activist striving to avenge her dear sister's death
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
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042387
Cataloging source
MNW
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Wicked years
Series volume
[book 1]
Target audience
adult
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the life and times of the wicked witch of the West : a novel
Label
Wicked : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Douglas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York: Regan, 1995
  • Reader's group guide: P. 407-409
  • First paperback edition published in 1996, reissued 2000, revised with photos 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : on the Yellow Brick Road -- Munchkinlanders -- The root of evil -- The clock of the time dragon -- The birth of a witch -- Maladies and remedies -- The quadling glassblower - Geographies of the seen and the unseen -- Child's play -- Darkness abroad -- Gillikin -- Galinda -- Bog -- The charmed circle -- The city of emeralds -- In the Vinkus -- The voyage out -- The Jasper Gates of Kiamo Ko -- Uprising -- The murder and its afterlife
Control code
19087111
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed. with photos.
Extent
409 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060745905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)182540429
Label
Wicked : the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire ; illustrations by Douglas Smith
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York: Regan, 1995
  • Reader's group guide: P. 407-409
  • First paperback edition published in 1996, reissued 2000, revised with photos 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : on the Yellow Brick Road -- Munchkinlanders -- The root of evil -- The clock of the time dragon -- The birth of a witch -- Maladies and remedies -- The quadling glassblower - Geographies of the seen and the unseen -- Child's play -- Darkness abroad -- Gillikin -- Galinda -- Bog -- The charmed circle -- The city of emeralds -- In the Vinkus -- The voyage out -- The Jasper Gates of Kiamo Ko -- Uprising -- The murder and its afterlife
Control code
19087111
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed. with photos.
Extent
409 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780060745905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)182540429

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