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A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE, Arnason, Eleanor
Author Name:    Arnason, Eleanor

Title:   A WOMAN OF THE IRON PEOPLE

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Jacket Condition:   Fine

Type:   Book

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:    Morrow 1991

ISBN Number:   0688103758 / 9780688103750

Illustrator:   Ruddell, Gary

Seller ID:   002324

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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