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The Hero and the Crown (Damar #2)
by Robin McKinley

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The Hero and the Crown (Damar #2) by Robin McKinley Overview

Aerin could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it. It was the story of her mother, the witchwoman who enspelled the king into marrying her, to get an heir that would rule Damar; and it was told that she turned her face to the wall and died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. Aerin was that daughter. Aerin could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it. It was the story of her mother, the witchwoman who enspelled the king into marrying her, to get an heir that would rule Damar; and it was told that she turned her face to the wall and died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. Aerin was that daughter. But there was more of the story yet to be told; Aerin's destiny was greater than even she had dreamed--for she was to be the true hero who would wield the power of the Blue Sword...

Robin McKinley

About The Hero and the Crown (Damar #2) Description

Born in her mother's hometown of Warren, Ohio, Robin McKinley grew up an only child with a father in the United States Navy. She moved around frequently as a child and read copiously; she credits this background with the inspiration for her stories. Her passion for reading was one of the most constant things in her childhood, so she began to remember events, places, and time periods by what books

Data Book The Hero and the Crown (Damar #2)

ISBN 0441328091 (ISBN13: 9780441328093 ) Edition Language English Series Damar #2 Characters Aerin Literary Awards Newbery Medal (1985), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee (1985), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (1986) (35)