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The Wild Swans (1999)
by Peg Kerr
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446673668, Paperback)A uniquely evocative novel of two eras, two outcasts, two journeys...
FROM THE OLD WORLD
England, 1689: Banished from her father's house, Lady Eliza Grey's one wish is to find her long-lost brothers. She does, only to discover them enslaved by a strange and terrible magic. Now, caught in a fairy tale turned real, she vows to break the spell and free those she loves -- even though her loyalty may cost Eliza her life...
TO A NEW WORLD
New York, 1981: Banished from his father's house, Elias Latham's one wish is to find acceptance. He does, only to discover his new family and friends falling prey to a dreadful and mysterious plague. Now, caught in a nightmare turned real, Elias vows to stand beside those he loves -- even though his faithfulness may cost him his life...
Two struggles. Two curses. Two tales. One truth.
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Two parallel stories, centuries apart, on people persecuted for their differences. In the present the victim is a homosexual youth, while in the 17th century it is a woman who is accused of being a witch.
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