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Cedar Goslin

There's not much to Cedar's life other than reading, writing and taking care of her critters--but she likes it that way. She has rescued and rehabilitated many exotic birds, and enjoys the companionship of her own three parrots (including Gatsby, named for Cedar's love of classic literature). Cedar enjoys getting lost, whether it's in the real world exploring with her dog, or discovering new worlds in the pages of a book. If you have questions about parrots, dystopian fiction or the best way to navigate Central Oregon without a car, she is definitely your gal.

Book List
$20.79
ISBN-13: 9780062255655
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: William Morrow & Company, 6/2013
The best way I can describe this novel is as a fairy tale for adults. Most of the story takes place in the memories of a man who returns to his hometown to attend a funeral. Upon visiting his childhood haunts, he begins to remember the long-buried events of his youth, though some of them seem too strange to be true. As a boy our main character (who is never properly named) befriended a family of women with strange powers and secrets older than the earth itself. When he unwittingly brings a piece of evil home with him, he needs their help to make his world right again and correct the balance that has been disturbed. Gaiman's novel combines the best qualities of children's literature and adult fiction. He crafts a beautiful story with all the wonder of a fairy tale, written in a style that can be enjoyed by all ages. Perhaps the best thing about the world he creates is that he doesn't weigh it down by trying to over-explain or make the events sound more probable. The story is pure fantasy and he doesn't make excuses for it. It's the perfect style for a book written about childhood and the difference of perception between adults and children. This is a quick, nostalgic read that you'll want to read more than once.

Sisters Location
 
252 W Hood Ave
Sisters OR 97759
541-549-0866 
Mon-Sat 9:30 - 6:00
Sun 9:00 - 4:30

Redmond Location

422 SW 6th St
Redmond OR 97756
541-526-1491

Mon-Sat 9:30 - 6:00
Sun 9:00 - 4:30