Fifty Year Sword

Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
Publisher: Pantheon
Originally Date: 2005
Description: In this story set in East Texas, a local seamstress named Chintana finds herself responsible for five orphans who are not only captivated by a storyteller’s tale of vengeance but by the long black box he sets before them. As midnight approaches, the box is opened, a fateful dare is made, and the children as well as Chintana come face to face with the consequences of a malice retold and now foretold. (Jacket Description)


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Citation: Danielewski, Mark Z. The Fifty Year Sword. Knopf, 2012.