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Author: Joanna Russ
Publisher: [New York], [Bantam], [1975]
Series: Bantam Science Fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Living in an altered past that never saw the end of the Great Depression, Jeannine, a librarian, is waiting to be married. Joanna lives in a different version of reality: she's a 1970s feminist trying to succeed in a man's world. Janet is from Whileaway, a utopian earth where only women exist. And Jael is a warrior with steel teeth and catlike retractable claws, from an earth with separate--and warring--female and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Queer pulps
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Russ
ISBN: 0553111752 9780553111750
OCLC Number: 1269264
Notes: "A Frederik Pohl Selection."
"A Bantam Book."
"11175 2" on front cover
Description: 213, [1] pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: Bantam Science Fiction
Responsibility: [by] Joanna Russ.

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Living in an altered past that never saw the end of the Great Depression, Jeannine, a librarian, is waiting to be married. Joanna lives in a different version of reality: she's a 1970s feminist trying to succeed in a man's world. Janet is from Whileaway, a utopian earth where only women exist. And Jael is a warrior with steel teeth and catlike retractable claws, from an earth with separate--and warring--female and male societies. When these four women meet, the results are startling, outrageous, and subversive.

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