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The manikin : [electronic resource] a novel / by Joanna Scott.

By: Scott, Joanna, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1996Edition: 1st ed.Description: 276 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0805039740 (alk. paper); 9780805039740 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Taxidermy -- Fiction | Rochester (N.Y.) -- Fiction | BildungsromansGenre/Form: Bildungsromans.DDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Summary: A girl's coming of age in the strange world of stuffed animals. Peg Griswood lives in the manor of a famous taxidermist, surrounded by staring, silent creatures, looked after by eccentric servants and groundskeepers. Against this background, various human dramas are played out in what is basically a gothic novel of atmosphere. The setting is New York State early this century. By the author of Arrogance.
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A girl's coming of age in the strange world of stuffed animals. Peg Griswood lives in the manor of a famous taxidermist, surrounded by staring, silent creatures, looked after by eccentric servants and groundskeepers. Against this background, various human dramas are played out in what is basically a gothic novel of atmosphere. The setting is New York State early this century. By the author of Arrogance.

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