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Author Gailey, Sarah, author.

Title River of teeth / Sarah Gailey.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Tor, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Science Fiction    SF GAILEY,S    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 175 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source. This is true. Other true things about hippos: they are savage, they are fast, and their jaws can snap a man in two. This was a terrible plan. Contained within this volume is an 1890s America that might have been: a bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wranglers from around the globe. It is the story of Winslow Houndstooth and his crew. It is the story of their fortunes. It is the story of his revenge.
Subject Criminals -- Fiction.
Hippopotamus -- Fiction.
Louisiana -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780765395238 (trade paperback)
0765395231 (trade paperback)

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