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  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library SF BOO (Text) 33500013292461 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library SF BOO (Text) 33500013292453 New Checked out 12/11/2020
Godel Memorial-Warren Library BOO (Text) 35500006294902 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062877161
  • ISBN: 006287716X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 558 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: What heroism tells us / Jane Yolen -- Matriculation / Elle Katharine White -- Hikayat sri bujang, or, The tale of the naga sage / Zen Cho -- Yuli / Daniel Abraham -- A whisper of blue / Ken Liu -- Nidhog / Jo Walton -- Where the river turns to concrete / Brooke Bolander -- Habitat / K.J. Parker -- Pox / Ellen Klages -- The Nine Curves river / R.F. Kuang -- Lucky's dragon / Kelly Barnhill -- I make myself a dragon / Beth Cato -- The exile / JY Yang -- Except on Saturdays / Peter S. Beagle -- La vitesse / Kelly Robson -- A final knight to her love and foe / Amal El-Mohtar -- The long walk / Kate Elliott -- Cut me another quill, Mister Fitz / Garth Nix -- Hoard / Seanan McGuire -- The Wyrm of Lirr / C.S.E. Cooney -- The last hunt / Aliette de Bodard -- We continue / Anne Leckie and Rachel Swirsky -- Small bird's plea / Todd McCaffrey -- The dragons / Theodora Goss -- Dragon slayer / Michael Swanwick -- Camouflage / Patricia A. McKillip -- We don't talk about the dragon / Sarah Gailey -- Maybe just go up there and talk to it / Scott Lynch -- A nice cuppa / Jane Yolen.
Summary, etc.: "From China to Europe, Africa to North America, dragons have long captured our imagination in myth and legend. Whether they are rampaging beasts awaiting a brave hero to slay or benevolent sages who have much to teach humanity, dragons are intrinsically connected to stories of creation, adventure, and struggle beloved for generations. Bringing together nearly thirty stories and poems from some of the greatest science fiction and fantasy writers working today."--
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 June #1
    *Starred Review* Strahan's (Mission Critical, 2019) latest anthology brings together stories and poems that vary widely in genre and scope but all center on one of the most enduring creatures in speculative fiction. Pieces are set in fantasy worlds, as in Kate Elliott's "The Long Walk," which describes the fate of women whose families can't or won't pay the tithe to the dragons who protect the world. There are stories of dragons in a world similar to our own, like Ken Liu's "A Whisper of Blue," in which dragon fire is the basis of the world energy economy and Zen Cho's "Hikayat Sri Bujang; or, The Tale of the Nage Sage," in which familial tension between ancient water serpents has far-reaching consequences for local ecology. There are even dragons in space, as in JY Yang's "The Exile," in which a dragon godlet is used to terraform a distant planet; Aliette de Bodard's "The Last Hunt," in which human and dragon alike are enslaved by mysterious alien invaders; and Ann Leckie and Rachel Swirsky's "We Continue," in which the survivors of a failed colony coexist with an insect-like hive. This collection is highly recommended to both established genre fans and newcomers interestedin quality sf and fantasy. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Dragons Fiction
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Short stories.

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