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FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

Bisson, Terry.

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ISBN 10: 1557100144 / ISBN 13: 9781557100146
Published by Arbor House., NY:, 1988
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Signed by Bisson and dated in the year of publication. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 13124

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Title: FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

Publisher: Arbor House., NY:

Publication Date: 1988

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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Presenting an alternative version of African American history, this novel explores what might have happened if John Brown’s 1859 raid on Harper’s Ferry had been successful. Chronicling life in a thriving black nation founded by Brown in the former southeastern United States, this dramatic story opens 100 years later, just as Nova Africa is poised to celebrate its first landing of a spacecraft on Mars. The prosperous black state will soon be tested when the granddaughter of John Brown returns from Africa to reunite with her daughter and share with her a secret that will alter their lives forever.

About the Author:

Terry Bisson is the host of SF in SF, a popular science-fiction reading-series. He is the author of several books, including The Cat’s Pajamas, Greetings & Other Stories, and Numbers Don’t Lie. He lives in San Francisco.

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