SANCTUARY: A Tale of Life in the Woods

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Scribner, Feb 1, 2014 - Fiction - 96 pages
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Sanctuary A Tale of Life in the Woods Paul Monette In this beautifully written Lambda Literary Award-nominated fable, the late Paul Monette, author of the National Book Award-winning "Becoming a Man, gives us the story of Renarda the Fox and Lapine the Rabbit, two creatures who fall in love in an enchanted forest sanctuary. Like many classic fairy tales, "Sanctuary is a story of love thwarted by evil and set free through acts of goodness, and celebrates the liberating nature of every kind of love.

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User Review  - mtbearded1 - LibraryThing

14 of 75 for 2015. Difficult to say if I should count this as it's really just a story published posthumously, but it is, strictly speaking, a book, if a very short one. Monette is one of my favorite ... Read full review

SANCTUARY: A Tale of Life in the Woods

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This final work by National Book Award winner (for Becoming a Man, 1992) Monette, novelist/poet/memoirist who died of AIDS in 1995, is cast in the form of a fable. Monette does well as a stylist in ... Read full review

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