The Snow Goose

The Snow Goose

Book - 1941
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The tale of a lonely man, a little girl and a wild goose driven by a storm to the coast of England. The story tells how the man came to the aid of his country in its moment of desperate need and how the bird became a symbol of hope and safety to the lost armies on the beach at Dunkirk.
Publisher: New York, A.A. Knopf, 1941
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 3 p., l., 3-57, [1] p., 1 l. 20 cm

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mintbutterfly10
Jan 28, 2014

This is a sad, but very compelling story. Short and sweet.

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Bududo
Jan 28, 2014

This is a beautifully told story about a reclusive, but sensitive, hunchback who lives on the coast in England. He tends to wounded wildlife and paints the wild marshlands as a way to escape the cruel towns-folk that tease him because of his deformities. He meets a girl that is very shy as well. In the end, the Dunkirk evacuation resulting in an emotionally intense ending.

ragnew Feb 16, 2012

This is a beautiful tale with WWII as a backdrop. Being a short story, you'll finish it in about half an hour.

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ragnew Feb 16, 2012

ragnew thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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