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Silence fell over the valley as the owl settled his wings and puffed up the downy
feathers of his snow- white chest. His great eyes reflected the pumpkin orange of
the harvest moon above him. "My honored friends," he began, though the vast ...
A ripple of fear seemed to brush their pelts and feathers. "By now there is no way
of knowing, so blended in have the aliens come to be. If I were to ask you all to
separate now into two groups— First Ones and refugees— none of you would ...
Rut they understood the owl's transparent ploy in all of this, to turn them into
scapegoats. The owl ruffled his lower feathers into something resembling a
sorcerer's robe. "It's time we engineered a separation here, putting these refugee
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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 WoodsUser Review - Kirkus
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