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River of Teeth - Sarah Gailey
River of Teeth
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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... show more
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.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780765395238 (0765395231)
ASIN: 0765395231
Publisher: Tor.com
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Adventure
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4.5 River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey - My Thoughts
I first heard about River of Teeth through one of the reading blogs I follow and I bought the novella for the simple reason that the blurb got me. Especially this part: Contained within this volume is an 1890s America that might have been: a bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wrangle...
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