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The Falling Woman

Murphy, Pat

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ISBN 10: 0812546202 / ISBN 13: 9780812546200
Published by Tor Books, 1987
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283 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Elizabeth Waters, an archaeologist 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 archaeological discoveries - and the terrible suspicion 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 Elizabeth, her daughter and the priestess fall into the mysterious world of Mayan magic, it is clear one of them will be asked to make the ultimate sacrifice. Bookseller Inventory # 026850

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Title: The Falling Woman

Publisher: Tor Books

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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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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Patrice Ann Murphy was born in Washington in 1955, and is an award-winning American science writer and author of science fiction and fantasy novels. Her second novel, THE FALLING WOMAN (1986), won the NEBULA AWARD, and she also won a NEBULA AWARD in the same year for her novelette, 'Rachel in Love'. Her short story collection, POINTS OF DEPARTURE (1990) won the PHILIP K. DICK AWARD, and her 1990 novella, 'Bones', won the WORLD FANTASY AWARD in 1991. She lives in San Francisco.

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