Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

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Harper Collins, Sep 29, 2009 - Fiction - 432 pages
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When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L. Frank Baum's classic tale, we heard only her side of the story. But what about her arch-nemesis, the mysterious Witch? Where did she come from? How did she become so wicked?

Gregory Maguire has created a fantasy world so rich and vivid that we will never look at Oz the same way again.


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User Review  - Suzanne G. - Overstock.com

What a great book! I loved it! Read full review

Review: Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years #1)

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

This left me completely on the Witches side and made me more the nervous for the inevitable ending (which you already know if you have ever watched / read the Wizard of Oz). Though from what I have ... Read full review

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Gregory Maguire's bestselling novels include Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister and the first three books of the Wicked Years: Wicked, the basis for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Son of a Witch, and A Lion Among Men. Maguire lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

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