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YA FIC WIN
Edition
First hardcover edition.
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xv, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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"Seven thrilling stories from the world of Aerwiar"--Cover.
Includes reading group guide.
Contents
The prince of Yorsha Doon / by Andrew Peterson ; illustrations by Cory Godbey, Nicholas Kole, and Hein Zaayman -- The wooing of Sophelia Stupe / by Jennifer Trafton ; illustration by John Hendrix -- Willow worlds / by N.D. Wilson ; illustrations by Joe Sutphin -- Shadowblade and the florid sword / by Andrew Peterson ; illustrations by Jay Myers -- From the deeps of the Dragon King / by A.S. Peterson ; illustration by Doug TenNapel -- The ballad of Lanric and Rube / by Jonathan Rogers ; illustrations by Justin Gerard -- The places beyond the maps / by Douglas Kaine McKelvey ; illustrations by Aedan Peterson.
Summary
"Immerse yourself in a land of bomnubbles and quarreling cousins, sea dragons and book publishers, thieves and Fangs and secret maps. Here within these pages lie six stories of the distant past, lost adventures, forgotten songs, and heartbreaking histories."-- Provided by publisher.
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Peterson, Andrew, 1974-
ISBN/ISSN
9780525653622 (hardcover)
0525653627 (hardcover)
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FIC SPE
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301 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
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Part I: Changelings, ghosts, and parallel worlds -- Antonia and the stranger who came to Rancho Los Feliz / Lisa Morton -- Detainment / Alex Espinoza -- Peak TV / Ben H. Winters -- Past the mission / Denise Hamilton -- Part II: Steampunks, alchemists, and memory artists -- Where there are cities, these dissolve too / S. Qiouyi -- If memory serves / Lynell George -- Love, rocket science, and the mother of abominations / Stephen Blackmoor -- Part III: A tear in the fabric of reality -- Purple panic / Francesca Lia Block -- Maintenance / Aimee Bender -- West Torrance 2br 2ba w/pool and black hole / Charles Yu -- Part IV: Cops, robots in the future ruins of LA -- Walk of fame / Duane Swierczynski -- Jaguar's breath / Luis J. Rodriguez -- Garbo on the skids / A.G. Lombardo -- Sailing that beautiful sea / Kathleen Kaufman.
Summary
As an incubator of the future, Los Angeles has long mesmerized writers from Philip K. Dick to Aldous Huxley. With its natural disasters, Hollywood artifice, staggering wealth and poverty, urban sprawl, and diversity, Los Angeles is already so weird, surreal, irrational, and mythic that any fiction emerging from this place should be considered speculative. This debut title of a new city-based anthology series features brand-new tales from 14 of the city's most prophetic voices.
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Container of (work): Morton, Lisa Nohealani. Antonia and the stranger who came to Rancho Los Feliz.
Container of (work): Winters, Ben H. Peak TV.
Container of (work): Qiouyi, S. Where there are cities, these dissolve too.
Container of (work): Blackmoore, Stephen. Love, rocket science, and the mother of abominations.
Container of (work): Bender, Aimee. Maintenance.
Hamilton, Denise.
Container of (work): Hamilton, Denise. Past the mission.
Container of (work): Block, Francesca Lia. Purple panic.
Container of (work): Espinoza, Alex. Detainment.
Container of (work): Yu, Charles, 1976- West Torrance 2br 2ba w/pool and black hole.
Container of (work): George, Lynell. If memory serves.
ISBN/ISSN
9781617758645
1617758647
9781617758560 (pbk.)
1617758566 (pbk,)
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FIC CHE
Descript.
236 pages ; 21 cm
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Lulu -- Hotline girl -- New fruit -- Field notes on a marriage -- Flying machine -- On the street where you live -- Shanghai murmur -- Land of big numbers -- Beautiful country -- Gubeikou spirit.
Summary
"A debut story collection offering a kaleidoscopic portrait of life for contemporary Chinese people, set between China and the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
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9780358272557 (trade pbk.)
9780358331544
0358331544
0358272556 (trade pbk.)
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