War for the Oaks Tpb (Paperback)
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Short Description for War for the Oaks Tpb An aspiring young rock-and-roll singer's life is astonishingly changed when she is drafted into the war of the faeries, where she is instructed to use her musical talents to defeat an evil enemy.
- Published: 06 July 2001
- Format: Paperback 332 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780765300348 ISBN 10: 0765300346
- Sales rank: 108,521
Full description for War for the Oaks Tpb
Acclaimed by critics and readers on its first publication in 1987, winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel, Emma Bull's "War for the Oaks" is one of the novels that has defined modern urban fantasy. Eddi McCandry sings rock and roll. But her boyfriend just dumped her, her band just broke up, and life could hardly be worse. Then, walking home through downtown Minneapolis on a dark night, she finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faerie folk. Now, more than her own survival is at risk--and her own preferences, musical and personal, are very much beside the point. By turns tough and lyrical, fabulous and down-to-earth, "War for the Oaks" is a fantasy novel that's as much about this world as about the other one. It's about real love and loyalty, about real music and musicians, about false glamour and true art. It will change the way you hear and see your own daily life.