Seven-year-old Matthew disappears one day on a walk into Horshoe, a dust bowl farm town in Depression-era Saskatchewan. Other children go missing just as a strange man named Abram Harsich appears in town. He dazzles the townspeople with the promises of a rainmaking machine. Only Matthew's older brother Robert seems to be able to resist Abram's spell, and to discover what happened to Matthew and the others. "A remarkably effective sense of atmosphere."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred. "Choose it for science-fiction fans who are ready for something a little different."--School Library Journal, Starred. "Beautifully written novel ... strong character development, an authentic setting, and some genuinely spooky moments."
- Derechos de autor:
- 2003 Arthur Slade
- Book Quality:
- Random House Children's Books
- Date of Addition:
- Children's Books, Horror, Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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