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Magic street [electronic resource] / Orson Scott Card.

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  • ISBN: 0786138238
  • ISBN: 9780786138234
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2005.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 13:24:00.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Mirron E. Willis.
Summary, etc.: Living in a peaceful, prosperous African-American neighborhood in Los Angeles, Mack Street is a mystery child who has somehow found a home. Discovered abandoned in an overgrown park, raised by a blunt-speaking single woman, Mack comes and goes from family to family, a boy who is surrounded by boisterous characters and yet deeply alone. But while Mack senses that he is different from most and knows that he has strange powers, he cannot understand how unusual he is until the day he sees, in a thin slice of space, a narrow house. Beyond it is a backyard--and an entryway into an extraordinary world stretching off into an exotic distance of geography, history, and magic. Passing through the skinny house that no one else can see, Mack is plunged into a realm in which time and reality are skewed, a place where what Mack does seems to have strange effects on the "real world" of concrete, cars, commerce, and conflict.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 192593 KB; MP3 file size: 377550 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Abandoned children > California > Los Angeles > Fiction.
Supernatural > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

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