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In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib. When her parents turn to the treatments of a local charlatan, his terrifying cure opens the floodgates of persecution for Pavla. Little Nothing unfolds across a lifetime of unimaginable, magical transformation in and out of human form, as an outcast girl becomes a hunted woman whose ultimate survival depends on the most startling transfiguration of them all. Woven throughout is the journey of Danilo, the young man entranced by Pavla, obsessed only with protecting her. Part allegory about the shifting nature of being, part subversive fairy tale of love in all its uncanny guises, Little Nothing spans the beginning of a new century, the disintegration of ancient superstitions, and the adoption of industry and invention.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library SILVER (Marisa) (Text) 37814003065100 FICTION Book None 01/16/2017 Available -
Fossil City Library FIC SIL (Text) 37830000056025 Adult Fiction None 03/08/2018 In process -
Hood River County Library FIC SILVER (Text) 33892100354795 Adult Fiction Book None 09/20/2016 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library FIC Silve (Text) 37862000375402 Adult Fiction Book None 09/23/2016 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780399167928
  • ISBN: 0399167927
  • Physical Description: 336 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Blue Rider Press, [2016]

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In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib. When her parents turn to the treatments of a local charlatan, his terrifying cure opens the floodgates of persecution for Pavla. Little Nothing unfolds across a lifetime of unimaginable, magical transformation in and out of human form, as an outcast girl becomes a hunted woman whose ultimate survival depends on the most startling transfiguration of them all. Woven throughout is the journey of Danilo, the young man entranced by Pavla, obsessed only with protecting her. Part allegory about the shifting nature of being, part subversive fairy tale of love in all its uncanny guises, Little Nothing spans the beginning of a new century, the disintegration of ancient superstitions, and the adoption of industry and invention.
Subject: Children with disabilities > Fiction
Abnormalities, Human > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
FICTION > Contemporary Women.
FICTION > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology.

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