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Upright Women Wanted

Hardback edition released 02/03/2020

by Sarah Gailey

Upright Women Wanted Synopsis

In Upright Women Wanted, award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. That girl's got more wrong notions than a barn owl's got mean looks. Esther is a stowaway. She's hidden herself away in the Librarian's book wagon in an attempt to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her--a marriage to the man who was previously engaged to her best friend. Her best friend who she was in love with. Her best friend who was just executed for possession of resistance propaganda. The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right thing. Praise for Upright Women Wanted A good old-fashioned horse opera for the 22nd century. Gunslinger librarians of the apocalypse are on a mission to spread public health, decency, and the revolution. --Charles Stross A dazzling neo-western adventure. . . . Gailey's gorgeous writing and authentic characters make this slim volume a pure delight. --Publishers Weekly, starred review

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781250213587
Publication date: 2nd March 2020
Author: Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tor Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 176 pages
Primary Genre Science Fiction

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ISBN: 9781250213587
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About Sarah Gailey

Hugo award winner Sarah Gailey is an internationally published writer of fiction and nonfiction. Their nonfiction has been published by Mashable and The Boston Globe, and they are a regular contributor for and Barnes & Noble. Their fiction credits include Fireside Fiction,, and The Atlantic. Their debut novella, River of Teeth, was published in 2017 via and was a 2018 Hugo and Nebula award finalist. You can find links to their work and social media on their website.

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