River of Teeth

River of Teeth

by Sarah Gailey

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Overview

A Finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella

Sarah Gailey's wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane Anders calls "preposterously fun."

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765395238
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Publication date: 05/23/2017
Series: River of Teeth Series , #1
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 201,272
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Hugo and Campbell finalist SARAH GAILEY came onto the scene in 2015 and has since become one of the sharpest, funniest voices in pop culture online. They are a regular contributor for multiple websites, including Tor.com. Their nonfiction has appeared in Mashable and The Boston Globe, and their fiction has been published internationally. They have a novel forthcoming from Tor Books in Spring 2019. They live in Portland, Oregon.

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