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War for the Oaks

Bull, Emma (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Eddi McCandry, an unemployed Minneapolis rock singer, finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faerie filk.
Authors: Bull, Emma, 1954-
Title: War for the Oaks
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2001
Edition: 1st Orb ed
Characteristics: 332 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Emma Bull
Notes: "Winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel" -- Back cover
"This book was originally published by Ace Books, Berkley Publishing Group, in 1987." -- T.p. verso
Summary: Eddi McCandry, an unemployed Minneapolis rock singer, finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faerie filk.
ISBN: 0765300346
Branch Call Number: SF BULL
Subject Headings: Minneapolis (Minn.) Fiction Fairies Fiction Women singers Fiction City and town life Fiction Women rock musicians Fiction
Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Topical Term: Fairies
Women singers
City and town life
Women rock musicians
LCCN: 2001027117
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Eddi McCandry is a Minneapolis rock singer, beautiful, talented, and imperfect. Her talents are so great that she is drafted into an invisible war between the faeries.

Eddi McCandry, an unemployed Minneapolis rock singer, finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faeries. One of the founding works of the genre.

Eddi McCandry, an unemployed Minneapolis rock singer, finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faerie filk.

Eddi is walking home through downtown Minneapolis on a dark night when she finds herself drafted into an invisible war between the faerie folk.


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Dec 17, 2012
  • LazyNeko rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Worth a read for the amusing romance between the main character and her faerie bodyguard, but I had trouble buying the tie between the world of the fairies, their wars, their rules and the band's music. Not my sort of story, I guess.

Sep 12, 2009
  • SqueeGirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent. Keeps you on the edge of your seat until the end. Strong female character.

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Sep 12, 2009
  • SqueeGirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Eddi McCandry just wants to sing in a rock 'n' roll band. Instead she gets mixed up in a faerie war that needs a mortal to make it real.

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Dec 17, 2012
  • LazyNeko rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

"It's the way I'm made, I suppose. For centuries, my kind have delighted in luring travelers off the path and into the marsh for the sheer pleasure of seeing them wet their feet."

Sep 12, 2009
  • SqueeGirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"That's nice". Eddi felt a queasy forboding. "What do you want me to do? Referee?"

The phouka flung his head back and barked laughter. "Ah, sweetling, you are fresh as the wind, if not as quick. The Unseelie court are as immortal as we are. We could strike off all their warty heads tonight, and have it all to do again tomorrow. How would you slay an immortal?"...

"Were you upon the battlefield, you would bring to it the taint of mortality. All wounds would be true ones, and some would be fatal."

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