From the book jacket: On a summer night, Henry Day runs away from home
and hides in a hollow tree. There he is taken by the changelingsan unaging
tribe of wild children who live in darkness and in secret. They spirit him away,
name him Aniday, and make him one of their own. Stuck forever as a child, Aniday
grows in spirit, struggling to remember the life and family he left behind. He
also seeks to understand and fit in this shadow land, as modern life encroaches
upon both myth and nature.
In his place, the changelings leave a double, a boy who steals Henrys life in the world. This new Henry Day must adjust to a modern culture while hiding his true identity from the Day family. But he cant hide his extraordinary talent for the piano (a skill the true Henry never displayed), and his dazzling performances prompt his father to suspect that the son he ...
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