The Falling Woman (Inscribed): Pat Murphy

The Falling Woman (Inscribed)

Pat Murphy

ISBN 10: 0312932308 / ISBN 13: 9780312932305
Published by Tor, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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As new in mylar sleeve. Inscribed by Murphy on the title page. Nebula Award Winner. Wonderfully intelligent, atmospheric book. Kate Wilhelm calls it "a good story with a beautifully realized background and strong characters." First edition, first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 001461

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Title: The Falling Woman (Inscribed)

Publisher: Tor, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

About this title


Elizabeth Butler, an archaelogist, discovers the Secrets of Mayan Magic and learns that their gods may return to Earth


Elizabeth Waters, an archeologist who abandoned her husband and daughter years ago to pursue her career, can see the shadows of the past. It's a gift she keeps secret from her colleagues and students, one that often leads her to incredible archeological discoveries and the realization that she might be going mad. Then on a dig in the Yucatan, the shadow of a Mayan priestess speaks to her. Suddenly Elizabeth's daughter Diane arrives, hoping to reconnect with her mother. As mother, daughter and priestess fall into the mysterious world of Mayan magic, it is clear one will be asked to make the ultimate sacrifice. The book won the 1988 Nebula Award.

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