The Resource Dangerous women, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois

Dangerous women, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois

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Dangerous women
Title
Dangerous women
Statement of responsibility
edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
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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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Dewey number
813/.01083522
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.W6
LC item number
D36 2013
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Martin, George R. R.
  • Dozois, Gardner R.
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  • Women
  • FICTION / Fantasy / General
Label
Dangerous women, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
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Note
  • "A Tom dooherty Associates Book."
  • Includes an Introduction by Gardner Dozois (pages 13-15)
  • Electronic book
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
SOME DESPERADO / by Joe Abercrombie -- MY HEART IS EITHER BROKEN / by Megan Abbott -- NORA'S SONG / by Cecelia Holland -- THE HANDS THAT ARE NOT THERE / by Melinda Snodgrass -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- LIES MY MOTHER TOLD ME / by Caroline Spector -- THE PRINCESS AND THE QUEEN / by George R.R. Martin
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429955966
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
38D916BF-A917-4B85-BD00-243F0FF6BE1D
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900608762
  • (TLC)erc0000629004
Label
Dangerous women, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Tom dooherty Associates Book."
  • Includes an Introduction by Gardner Dozois (pages 13-15)
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
SOME DESPERADO / by Joe Abercrombie -- MY HEART IS EITHER BROKEN / by Megan Abbott -- NORA'S SONG / by Cecelia Holland -- THE HANDS THAT ARE NOT THERE / by Melinda Snodgrass -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- LIES MY MOTHER TOLD ME / by Caroline Spector -- THE PRINCESS AND THE QUEEN / by George R.R. Martin
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429955966
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
38D916BF-A917-4B85-BD00-243F0FF6BE1D
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900608762
  • (TLC)erc0000629004

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