An award-winning novel set in the post-apocalyptic future follows a young woman who travels the earth healing the sick with the help of her alien companion, the dreamsnake, pursued by two implacable followers. Reissue. PW.
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Vonda Neel McIntyre, US writer and geneticist, is one of the earliest successful graduates of the Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshop, which she attended in 1970. She began to publish science fiction with "Only at Night" in Clarion (1971 anthology), and gained prominence with "Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand" (1973) which won a Nebula for Best Novelette and served as the initial section of Dreamsnake (1978), which won both a Nebula and a Hugo award.
She has been on the New York Times bestseller list five times, most recently for her novel STAR WARS: The Crystal Star. She has penned stories for the Star Trek enterprise as well, both in paperback novels and films, contributing to Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan; Star Trek III: The Search for Spock; and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. There are more than four million copies of her books in print. Ms. McIntyre lives in SeattleFrom AudioFile:
This award-winning science fiction book presents a strong and courageous healer who confronts her world head on with compassion and strength. Anna Fields narrates with her usual mastery of the nuances of plot, mood, and character. She offers up enough differentiation to help the reader distinguish the characters and maintains the fast pace of the story while supporting the clear and forceful writing of the author. Fields adds to the haunting sense of reality and possibility that underlies the events set forth. This tale about snakes and their healing power will cause many listeners to have new respect and appreciation for these often maligned creatures. J.E.M. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Spectra, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110553296590
Book Description Spectra, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0553296590