The swan gondola / Timothy Schaffert.

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Available copies

  • 2 copies at Sage Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 813.6 SCHA 2014 (Text) 33892002486927 Main Collection Request Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library FIC Schaf (Text) 37862000315101 Adult Fiction Request Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594486098 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1594486093 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 458 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2014.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "A new novel depicting a tragic love story set amid the fanciful inventions, gothic amusements, spiritualists, flimflam men, and other crooked characters who populated the 1898 Omaha World's Fair"-- Provided by publisher.
On the eve of the 1898 Omaha World's Fair, Ferret Skerritt, ventriloquist by trade, con man by birth, isn't quite sure how it will change him or his city. When he crosses paths with the beautiful and enigmatic Cecily, his whole purpose shifts and the fair becomes the backdrop to their love affair. One of a traveling troupe of actors that has descended on the city, Cecily works in the Midway's Chamber of Horrors, where she loses her head hourly on a guillotine playing Marie Antoinette. But a moonlit ride on the swan gondola, a boat on the lagoon of the New White City, changes everything, and the fair's magic begins to take its effect.
Subject: Circus performers > Fiction.
Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (1898 : Omaha, Neb.) > Fiction.
Omaha (Neb.) > Fiction.

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