Edith Shay Resources & Further Study

Alexandria LaFaye
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"LaFaye, Alexandria R. T." In Something about the Author, vol. 105. Detroit: Gale, 1999. In addition to biographical data, this article tells about LaFaye's development as a creative writer.

Review of Edith Shay. Publishers Weekly, vol.

245 (October 12, 1998): 78. This article criticizes the slow pace as a "stumbling block" but because of its language recommends LaFaye's novel to those who tend toward self-reflection. The article also states that the novel creates a "multidimensional portrait of a young woman in transition."

Shook, Bruce Anne. Review of Edith Shay.

School Library Journal, vol. 44 (October 1998): 138. Shook says that, although the book has a historical setting, it is more a study of character. Shook also states that, because the book is more introspective, the story will be most appealing to readers who relate to Katherine's dreams and determination.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Edith Shay from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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