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The raconteur's commonplace book / by Phineas Amalgam ; edited by Kate Milford ; with illustrations by Nicole Wong.

Milford, Kate, (author.). Wong, Nicole (Nicole E.), (illustrator.).

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  • 9 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library J MILFORD (Text) 0001002436747 JUV Fiction New Available -

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General Note:
Besides the title page, the book states Kate Milford as the author. "Phineas Amalgam" is a fictional character and compiler of these stories.
Summary, etc.:
"Nothing is what it seems and there's always more than one side to the story as a group of strangers trapped in an inn slowly reveal their secrets in this new standalone mystery set in the world of the best-selling Greenglass House, from a National Book Award nominee and Edgar Award–winning author. The rain hasn't stopped for a week, and the twelve guests of the Blue Vein Tavern are trapped by flooded roads and the rising Skidwrack River. Among them are a ship’s captain, tattooed twins, a musician, and a young girl traveling on her own. To pass the time, they begin to tell stories—each a different type of folklore—that eventually reveal more about their own secrets than they intended. As the rain continues to pour down—an uncanny, unnatural amount of rain—the guests begin to realize that the entire city is in danger, and not just from the flood. But they have only their stories, and one another, to save them. Will it be enough?"-- Amazon
Subject: Amalgam Phineas (Fictitious character).
Floods > Juvenile fiction.
Secrecy > Juvenile fiction.
Storytelling > Juvenile fiction.
Folklore > Juvenile fiction.
Taverns (Inns) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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