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Kingdom Far and Clear The Complete Swan Lake Trilogy

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ISBN-10: 1606600125

ISBN-13: 9781606600122

Edition: 2010

Authors: Mark Helprin, Chris Van Allsburg

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In a rare collaboration, bestselling authors Helprin and Van Allsburg worked for nearly a decade on this ambitious, multi-generational trilogy that pits the power of love and devotion against dark forces of greed and suppression. For the first time, this hardcover volume collects all three of Helprin's contemporary fantasies --Swan Lake,The Veil of Snows, andA City in Winter-- along with Van Allsburg's sensitively wrought illustrations from the original editions. 39 full-color plates.
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Book details

List price: $60.75
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/20/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 7.99" wide x 10.24" long x 1.46" tall
Weight: 3.872
Language: English

Mark Helprin was born in Manhattan, New York on June 28, 1947. He received degrees from Harvard College and Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and did postgraduate work at the University of Oxford, Princeton University, and Columbia University. He has served in the British Merchant Navy, the Israeli infantry, and the Israeli Air Force. He is the author of numerous novels including Refiner's Fire, A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir from Antproof Case, Freddy and Fredericka, and In Sunlight and In Shadow. Winter's Tale was adapted into a movie in 2014. His short story collection, Ellis Island and Other Stories, was nominated for a National Book Award in 1981. His other short…    

Considered to be one of the foremost authors and illustrators of surrealistic fantasy for children, Chris Van Allsburg was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1949. He received his B. F. A. at the University of Michigan and his M. F. A. at the Rhode Island School of Design. He married Lisa Morrison and currently teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design. Van Allsburg's work is highly praised for the excellent artisanship of his illustrations, which often have a surreal element. His first book, The Garden of Abdul Gasazi (1979), concerning a lost dog found by a magician, and his second book, Jumanji (1981), about a strange board game that comes to life, brought him quick praise. Jumanji…