Sanctuary: a tale of life in the woods

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Scribner, Feb 14, 1997 - Fiction - 93 pages
In a fairy tale that captures the strangeness of society's rules and the liberating nature of love, the Great Horned Owl sets his intolerant agenda for the forest

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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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