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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Author: Gregory Maguire
Series: Wicked Years
Genre: Paranormal | Fantasy | Witch Books
Pages: 512
Publisher: Harper Collins
Publication Date: 2004

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Summary of Wicked by Gregory Maguire

This is the book that started it all!

The basis for the smash hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Gregory Maguire’s breathtaking New York Times bestseller Wicked views the land of Oz, its inhabitants, its Wizard, and the Emerald City, through a darker and greener (not rosier) lens.

Brilliantly inventive, Wicked offers us a radical new evaluation of one of the most feared and hated characters in all of literature: the much maligned Wicked Witch of the West who, as Maguire tells us, wasn’t nearly as Wicked as we imagined.

Harper Collins

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About Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire is a New York Times bestselling author.  He writes books for all ages, including young children and adults.

Maguire has worked as a literature professor and also co-founded a nonprofit organization, Children’s Literature New England, Inc. Read more about Gregory Maguire.

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