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Charles de Lint : Spirits in the Wires

Author: Charles de Lint
Title: Spirits in the Wires
Moochable copies: No copies available
Published in: English
Binding: Audio CD
Date: 2004-09
ISBN: 158439000X
Publisher: Paperback Digital, Inc.
Weight: 0.25 pounds
Size: 5.4 x 7.4 x 0.6 inches
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Ancient magic and the Internet weave a spell in the latest Newford novel from urban fantasy master Charles de Lint.

Charles de Lint's "Newford" novels, loosely-linked tales with overlapping characters set in an imaginery modern North American city, are the gold standard of modern urban fantasy.

De Lint tells tales of magic and myth afoot on today's city streets, but at the center of every de Lint story is the miracle of the human heart. And at the heart of Spirits in the Wires are Saskia Madding and Christiana Tree, both of whom are tied to a perennial Newford character, the writer Christy Riddell.

Are either Saskia or Christiana real? Christy's girlfriend, Saskia, believes she was born in a Web site, while Christiana is Christy's "shadow-self" -- all the parts of him that he cast out when he was seven years old.

At a popular Newford online research and library Web site called the Wordwood, a mysterious "crash" occurs. Everyone visiting the site at the moment of the crash vanishes from where they were sitting in front of their computers. Saskia disappears right before Christy's eyes, along with countless others.

Now Christy and his companions must journey into Newford's otherworld, where the Wordwood, it transpires, has a physical presence of its own -- to rescue their missing friends and loved ones and to set this viral spirit right before it causes further harm.

This audiobook is delivered as an MP3-CD disc containing MP3 files. In order to play this title you must have either a computer that is capable of playing MP3 audio though an application like Apple's iTunes or Real Network's RealPlayer or an MP3 device like an Apple iPod, Creative Labs NOMAD MuVo TX FM 256 MB MP3 Player (DAP-TD0004) or a Compact Disc player that is capable of playing MP3 audio like the Sony D-EJ100PS Psyc Walkman Portable CD Player (Black) or Panasonic SL-SX430 Portable CD/MP3 Player with D-Sound. This audiobook cannot be played on most Compact Disc players that are more than 2 years old. If your computer has a CD Burner (CD recording drive) you can make standard Compact Discs that are playable in almost all CD players. Please see the User Manual for your MP3 player application software for instructions.

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