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A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE, Arnason, Eleanor
1 A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE
Arnason, Eleanor
Morrow, 1991, 0688103758 / 9780688103750

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, Fine. Book. Ruddell, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Minor crinkling to extremities of dustjacket edges from wear, else fine jacket without price-clipping or tears. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very minor bow to front cover board, else near fine condition. Arnason's first SF novel. Anthropological SF novel surrounding the investigation by a woman scientist of the alien culture on a planet in the Sigma Draconis system. The human survey team is riven by gender and social politics that complicate both the investigation and interpretation of the data gathered from the planet. Critically compared to Vinge's The Snow Queen, Kress' An Alien Light and Slonczewski's Door Into Ocean. See Barron (ed), Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-37.

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XANADU (SIGNED), Yolen, Jane (ed) with Esther Friesner, Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick
2 XANADU (SIGNED)
Yolen, Jane (ed) with Esther Friesner, Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick
Tor, 1993, 031285367X / 9780312853679

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Roberts, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. First in an original anthology series to be edited by Jane Yolen. Signed by the editor Jane Yolen and inscribed "2015" on the title page. Also signed by contributing authors Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Steven Brust and Esther Friesner on the Contents page, and also by authors Nancy Kress, Gardner Dozois and Mike Resnick at their respective story contributions. Contributing authors include: Ursula Le Guin, Tanith Lee, Nancy Kress, Eleanor Arnason, Esther Friesner, Robert Abel, Steven Brust, Pamela Dean, Gardner Dozois, Frances Hoekstra, Anna Kirwan-Vogel, Elise Matthesen, John Morressy, Leslea Newman, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Mike Resnick, Pat Schneider, Will Shetterly, William Stafford, Lisa Tuttle, Donna J. Waidtlow and Jane Yolen. For fans of Elenor Arnason, the Xanadu anthology includes the novella "The Hound of Merin" set in the hwarhath universe. (This novella follows the only novel in the series, Ring of Swords. All sequels have only appeared as short stories in magazine format.)
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