The Fetch: A Novel

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 379 pages
Calder is a Fetch, a death escort, the first of his kind to step from Heaven back to Earth.The first to fall in love with a mortal girl. But when he climbs backwards out of that Death Scene, into the chaos of the Russian Revolution, he tears a wound in the ghost realm, where the spirits begin a revolution of their own.
 

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An interesting fantasy book that takes place during the Russian Revolution. The main character, Calder, is a fetch - a person who fetches a soul to heaven. He makes a decision that puts himself and ... Read full review

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I was very excited about this title b/c I call A Certain Slant of Light a favorite of mine. I was a bit scared, though, b/c historical, be it fantasy or not, has never been my forte. Overall, I was ... Read full review

Contents

One
1
Two
7
Three
21
FOUR
29
THE LAND OF THE LIVING
39
Five
41
Six
52
Seven
60
Twenty
189
Twentyone
197
Twentytwo
205
Twentythree
213
Twentyfour
225
Twentyfive
237
Twentysix
250
THE BRIGHTENING OF THE FLESH
265

Eight
70
Nine
78
Ten
91
Eleven
99
THE PASSING OF THE KEY
107
Twelve
109
Thirteen
117
Fourteen
125
THE MISSING BONES
133
Fifteen
135
Sixteen
148
Seventeen
160
Eighteen
174
Nineteen
182
Twentyseven
267
Twentyeight
277
Twentynine
286
Thirty
294
Thirtyone
305
Thirtytwo
315
Thirtythree
323
Thirtyfour
335
THE RECKONING
345
Thirtyfive
347
Thirtysix
354
THE GREAT RIVER
367
Thirtyseven
369
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About the author (2009)

Laura Whitcomb grew up in Pasadena, California where she lived in a mildly haunted house for 12 years. She has taught English in California and Hawaii. The winner of three Kay Snow Writing Awards, she was once runner up in the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest for the best first sentence of the worst science fiction novel never written. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her dog Maximus.

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