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The winter place

  • 288 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Grandparents,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Soul,
  • Fiction,
  • Supernatural,
  • Siblings,
  • Orphans

  • About the Edition

    Upon their father"s death, Tess and her younger brother, Axel, leave New York for their grandparents" home in Finland, where they learn that a bear they both saw is the spirit of their mother, the strange man with her is the keeper of souls, and he wants Axel, already plagued with the disease that killed their mother, to replace him.

    Edition Notes

    Ages 14 up.

    StatementAlexander Yates
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.Y38 Win 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination438 pages ;
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26464525M
    ISBN 101481419811, 148141982X
    ISBN 109781481419819, 9781481419826, 9781481419833
    LC Control Number2014045284
    OCLC/WorldCa899880398

    The Winter Palace was built between and for Empress Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great. Unfortunately, Elizabeth died before the palace's completion and only Catherine the Great and her successors were able to enjoy the sumptuous interiors of Elizabeth's home. Many of the palace's impressive interiors have been remodeled since then, particularly after , when a huge fire. Festa Winter Palace is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(15).


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