Mr. Allbones' Ferrets

Mr. Allbones' Ferrets

Book - 2009
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A young man out poaching. A beautiful maiden in a mysterious house. A perilous voyage to distant islands.

A literary sensation from New Zealand, Mr. Allbones' Ferrets introduces a stunning new writer to American readers. The winner of numerous literary awards in New Zealand, Fiona Farrell is poised to capture a whole new continent of fans with this latest book.

A chance encounter one night introduces our hero, Walter Allbones, to the beautiful Eugenia and her grandfather, Pitford, a natural scientist and collector of rare birds. Allbones is a ferret whisperer, so to speak, and Pitford recruits him to collect a bunch of ferrets for export.

Within months of their meeting, the three embark upon a perilous voyage that will produce most dramatic and unexpected results. Mr. Allbones' Ferrets is an enchanting novel with a tender, unusual, and completely unforgettable love story at its center.

Published: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2009.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780312383077
031238307X
Branch Call Number: F FAR
Characteristics: 217 p. ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: Mister Allbones' ferrets

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