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9 edition of Oddest of all found in the catalog.

Oddest of all

by Bruce Coville

  • 83 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in Orlando, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales, American,
  • Children"s stories, American,
  • Horror stories,
  • Short stories

  • About the Edition

    A collection of nine short stories featuring ghosts, half-humans, unicorns, and other unusual creatures.

    Edition Notes

    Statementstories by Bruce Coville.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C8344 Ocp 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18340481M
    ISBN 109780152058081
    LC Control Number2007050298
    OCLC/WorldCa150338227

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ODDEST OF ALL opens with the thought-provoking "In Our Own Hands," in which Earth is given a mind-boggling choice.

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But while the encyclopedic Codex Seraphinianus was a book of fantasy, Lycosthenes’s Chronicle was relatively. To the short stories gathered in Odds Are Good: An Oddly Enough and Odder Than Ever Omnibus () Coville adds nine more: six previously published but revised, and three newbies.

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Or collections of short stories, like the ones in Oddly Enough,Odder Than Ever, or today's selection, Oddest of All.

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The book contains nine short stories, three of which are original to this volume. The other six were previously published between andbut have been revised for ODDEST OF ALL.

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