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Dangerous women, George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, ed

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Dangerous women
Title
Dangerous women
Statement of responsibility
George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, ed
Creator
Contributor
Editor of compilation
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities--including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones. Also included are original stories of dangerous women--heroines and villains alike--by Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, Sherilynn Kenyon, Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, S. M. Stirling, Sharon Kay Penman, and many others. Writes Gardner Dozois in his Introduction, "Here you'll find no hapless victims who stand by whimpering in dread while the male hero fights the monster or clashes swords with the villain, and if you want to tie these women to the railroad tracks, you'll find you have a real fight on your hands. Instead, you will find sword-wielding women warriors, intrepid women fighter pilots and far-ranging spacewomen, deadly female serial killers, formidable female superheroes, sly and seductive femmes fatale, female wizards, hard-living Bad Girls, female bandits and rebels, embattled survivors in Post-Apocalyptic futures, female Private Investigators, stern female hanging judges, haughty queens who rule nations and whose jealousies and ambitions send thousands to grisly deaths, daring dragonriders, and many more.""--
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Martin, George R. R
Dewey number
813/.010832042
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.W6
LC item number
D36 2013
Literary form
fiction
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Dozois, Gardner R.
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  • Women
  • FICTION / Fantasy / General
Label
Dangerous women, George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, ed
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • BOMBSHELLS
  • by Jim Butcher
  • RAISA STEPANOVA
  • by Carrie Vaughn
  • WRESTLING JESUS
  • by Joe R. Lansdale
  • NEIGHBORS
  • by Megan Lindholm
  • I KNOW HOW TO PICK 'EM
  • by Lawrence Block
  • SOME DESPERADO
  • SHADOWS FOR SILENCE IN THE FORESTS OF HELL
  • by Brandon Sanderson
  • A QUEEN IN EXILE
  • by Sharon Kay Penman
  • THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR
  • by Lev Grossman
  • SECOND ARABESQUE, VERY SLOWLY
  • by Nancy Kress
  • CITY LAZARUS
  • by Diana Rowland
  • by Joe Abercrombie
  • VIRGINS
  • by Diana Gabaldon
  • HELL HATH NO FURY
  • by Sherilynn Kenyon
  • PRONOUNCING DOOM
  • by S.M. Stirling
  • NAME THE BEAST
  • by Sam Sykes
  • CARETAKERS
  • by Pat Cadigan
  • MY HEART IS EITHER BROKEN
  • LIES MY MOTHER TOLD ME
  • by Caroline Spector
  • THE PRINCESS AND THE QUEEN
  • by George R.R. Martin
  • by Megan Abbott
  • NORA'S SONG
  • by Cecelia Holland
  • THE HANDS THAT ARE NOT THERE
  • by Melinda Snodgrass
Control code
1441752
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
784 pages;
Isbn
9780765332066
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013018473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1441752
  • (OCoLC)837145268
Label
Dangerous women, George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, ed
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • BOMBSHELLS
  • by Jim Butcher
  • RAISA STEPANOVA
  • by Carrie Vaughn
  • WRESTLING JESUS
  • by Joe R. Lansdale
  • NEIGHBORS
  • by Megan Lindholm
  • I KNOW HOW TO PICK 'EM
  • by Lawrence Block
  • SOME DESPERADO
  • SHADOWS FOR SILENCE IN THE FORESTS OF HELL
  • by Brandon Sanderson
  • A QUEEN IN EXILE
  • by Sharon Kay Penman
  • THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR
  • by Lev Grossman
  • SECOND ARABESQUE, VERY SLOWLY
  • by Nancy Kress
  • CITY LAZARUS
  • by Diana Rowland
  • by Joe Abercrombie
  • VIRGINS
  • by Diana Gabaldon
  • HELL HATH NO FURY
  • by Sherilynn Kenyon
  • PRONOUNCING DOOM
  • by S.M. Stirling
  • NAME THE BEAST
  • by Sam Sykes
  • CARETAKERS
  • by Pat Cadigan
  • MY HEART IS EITHER BROKEN
  • LIES MY MOTHER TOLD ME
  • by Caroline Spector
  • THE PRINCESS AND THE QUEEN
  • by George R.R. Martin
  • by Megan Abbott
  • NORA'S SONG
  • by Cecelia Holland
  • THE HANDS THAT ARE NOT THERE
  • by Melinda Snodgrass
Control code
1441752
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
784 pages;
Isbn
9780765332066
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013018473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1441752
  • (OCoLC)837145268

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