Temping Fate

By Friesner, Esther M.

Publishers Summary:
Ilana Newhouse was having a hard time finding a summer job, but when she reports for her first day as a temp for the Divine Relief Temp Agency, Ilana discovers she is working for the life-controlling, Greek mythological goddesses, the Fates.

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ISBN
978-0-52547-730-3
Publisher
New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2006.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on July 10, 2006

What happens when the gods get tired of running the universe and decide to go on vacation? According to this lively novel, they solicit the services of D. R. Temps, an organization that hires out mortals to keep the cosmos in order while the immortals are away. Teenager Ilana Newhouse gets more than she bargains for when she signs on as a temp: her first assignment is to work for the Fates, three sisters named Tabby, Georgette and Dimity. As might be expected, the heroin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2006

Gr 6-9 Ilana is relieved to get a summer job, but she wonders if she -s made the right choice when the Divine Relief Temp Agency sends her to Tabby Fabricant Textiles, where she meets the three unusual sisters who will be her supervisors. Tabby, Dimity, and Georgette refer casually to work that they -ve been doing for the past several centuries, brandish extremely sharp scissors, and seem to know every detail of Ilana -s life. When she is given an unusual typing assignment, Ilana wonders aloud why a texti...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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