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The Village By the Sea

(1988)
(In a Place of Darkness)
A novel by

 
 
When Emma's father goes to the hospital for surgery, she is sent to stay with Aunt Bea the "terror" and kindly Uncle Crispin. Emma wonders how she will survive two weeks with the always hostile Aunt Bea.

Luckily, Emma makes a friend, Bertie, and the two girls begin a project on the beach. Together they build tiny houses out of stones, shells, and all sorts of sea treasures. Here at the beach with Bertie, Emma finds comfort and friendship and takes pride in her carefully planned village.

Then one day Emma and Bertie's village is destroyed...

    

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Hardback Editions

June 1990 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Village by the Sea
Author(s): Paula Fox
ISBN: 0-8335-4851-4 / 978-0-8335-4851-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Econo-Clad Books
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January 1949 : USA Hardback
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Title: Village By The Sea
Author(s): Paula Fox
ISBN: 0-531-05788-7 / 978-0-531-05788-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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July 1988 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Village by the Sea
Author(s): Paula Fox
ISBN: 0-531-08388-8 / 978-0-531-08388-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Franklin Watts
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Paperback Editions

May 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Village by the Sea
Author(s): Paula Fox
ISBN: 0-440-40299-9 / 978-0-440-40299-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
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June 1990 : USA Paperback

Title: Village by the Sea
Author(s): Paula Fox
ISBN: 0-606-04572-4 / 978-0-606-04572-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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April 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Village by the Sea
Author(s): Paula Fox
ISBN: 0-440-80168-0 / 978-0-440-80168-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
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