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False dawn

Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn

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ISBN 10: 0385131445 / ISBN 13: 9780385131445
Published by Doubleday, 1978
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0385131445 Signed by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro on the title page. Dust jacket shows some very light rubbing, is otherwise clean and bright. The boards are clean and straight, with light bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine. The spine is solid and firm. Interior text block is straight and firmly attached to the spine, and free of markings. An attractive copy. First Edition. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in tall. Year: 1978. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-076099

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Title: False dawn

Publisher: Doubleday

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

It is the turn of the tewnty first century. War, disease and pollution have made the earth nearly unfit hor human habitation. Food is scarce and what food remains is quickly confiscated by the pirates. One woman named Thea, has eluded the Pirates for years armed only with a crossgow and her pride and common sense.

About the Author:

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is the first woman to be named a Living Legend by the International Horror Guild and is one of only two women ever to be named as Grand Master of the World Horror Convention (2003). In 1995, Yarbro was the only novelist guest of the Romanian government for the First World Dracula Congress, sponsored by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula, the Romanian Bureau of Tourism and the Romanian Ministry of Culture. Yarbro is best known as the creator of the heroic vampire, the Count Saint-Germain. With her creation of Saint-Germain, she delved into history and vampiric literature and subverted the standard myth to invent the first vampire who was more honorable, humane, and heroic than most of the humans around him. She fully meshed the vampire with romance and accurately detailed historical fiction and filtered it through a feminist perspective that both the giving of sustenance and its taking were of equal erotic potency. A professional writer since 1968, Yarbro has worked in a wide variety of genres, from science fiction to westerns, from young adult adventure to historical horror.

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