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The shrunken head / Lauren Oliver & H.C. Chester.

Oliver, Lauren, 1982- author. (Author). Steinbruner, Greg, narrator. (Added Author). Chester, H. C., author. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062365699
  • ISBN: 006236569X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 54 min., 48 sec.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, [2015].

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Participant or Performer Note: Read by Greg Steinbruner.
Summary, etc.: The book is about, among other things: the strongest boy in the world, a talking cockatoo, a faulty mind reader, a beautiful bearded lady and a nervous magician, an old museum, and a shrunken head.Blessed with extraordinary abilities, orphans Philippa, Sam, and Thomas have grown up happily in Dumfrey's Dime Museum of Freaks, Oddities, and Wonders. But when a fourth child, Max, a knife-thrower, joins the group, it sets off an unforgettable chain of events.When the museum's Amazonian shrunken head is stolen, the four are determined to get it back. But their search leads them to a series of murders and an explosive secret about their pasts. This sensational new series combines the unparalleled storytelling gifts of Lauren Oliver with the rich knowledge of the notorious relics collector H. C. Chester.
Source of Description Note: Title from title details screen (Overdrive, viewed on October 19, 2015).
Subject: Curiosities and wonders > Fiction.
Museums > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
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