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Child of a Rainless Year

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Art teacher Mira Fenn's life was curiously lacking in colour until the day she learned of a mysterious inheritance from her birthmother--a long-abandoned house in New Mexico. Dim childhood memories begin to brighten in Mira's mind--her colourfully exotic mother, the curiously silent women who were her mother's servants.Returning to New Mexico, Mira discovers that the house is a faded thing, looked after by the charismatic Domingo Navidad. But when Mira dreams of her childhood home, it is a riot of colour--and she and Domingo soon set to work to bring her dreams to life.Colour brings more than just an old house back to life. The bright paint Mira applies to wood and plaster seems to reach into her soul, to awaken powers trapped in a decades-long slumber. The silent women reappear, carrying with them a great secret. Convinced her mother is still alive, Mira searches for her, journeying through a sea of light and colour to a time and place far from her own.Who and what she finds there will alter her world forever.

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Author(s):
Jane Lindskold
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9780765348241
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780765348241
Number of items:
1
Publisher:
Tor Books,.
Series:
bk. 3

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Art teacher Mira Fenn's life was curiously lacking in colour until the day she learned of a mysterious inheritance from her birthmother--a long-abandoned house in New Mexico. Dim childhood memories begin to brighten in Mira's mind--her colourfully exotic mother, the curiously silent women who were her mother's servants.Returning to New Mexico, Mira discovers that the house is a faded thing, looked after by the charismatic Domingo Navidad. But when Mira dreams of her childhood home, it is a riot of colour--and she and Domingo soon set to work to bring her dreams to life.Colour brings more than just an old house back to life. The bright paint Mira applies to wood and plaster seems to reach into her soul, to awaken powers trapped in a decades-long slumber. The silent women reappear, carrying with them a great secret. Convinced her mother is still alive, Mira searches for her, journeying through a sea of light and colour to a time and place far from her own.Who and what she finds there will alter her world forever.

Author(s):
Jane Lindskold
Condition:
Used: good
EAN-13:
9780765348241
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780765348241
Number of items:
1
Publisher:
Tor Books,.
Series:
bk. 3

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