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The unnameables

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On an island in whose strict society only useful objects are named and the unnamed are not allowed to exist, thirteen-year-old Medford encounters an unusual and powerful creature, half-man, half-goat, and together they attempt to bring some changes to the community.

StatementEllen Booraem.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B646145 Un 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16435544M
ISBN 139780152063689
LC Control Number2007048844
OCLC/WorldCa191316515

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