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Jack in the Green (Signed)

De Lint, Charles

ISBN 10: 1596066415 / ISBN 13: 9781596066410
Published by Subterranean Press, 2014
New Condition: New Hardcover
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This book is in New/Unread condition. It is a First Edition/First Printing. There are no remainder marks; the price is unclipped; not an ex-library book; not a BCE. Hard Cover. Simply signed by Charles De Lint (not inscribed). Signed Limited Edition, one of 2000 copies. Smoke free environment. We ship in sturdy cardboard boxes with bubble wrap and peanuts. Bookseller Inventory # 000446

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Title: Jack in the Green (Signed)

Publisher: Subterranean Press

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Charles Vess

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Maria Martinez is a young maid, cleaning houses to get by, living in a neighborhood of Santo del Vado Viejo plagued by gang violence and drug cartels. When Maria witnesses her best friend from her teenage years breaking into a house in a gated community where she's working, she has no problem pretending to the police she didn't see a thing. But as Luz Chaidez comes back into Maria's life, Maria can't help remembering the magic Luz left to look for all those years ago. Magic she may have found. Maria is curiously drawn to one of Luz's green-hooded gang of robbers, a handsome red-headed boy who calls himself Jack Green. Soon enough, she's venturing into the dangerous territory of robbing from the rich to give to the poor...

In this deft, 22,000 word novella, acclaimed fantasist Charles de Lint brings one of the world s most beloved tales into the modern day, transporting Robin Hood from the green wood to the barrio. Jack recasts an epic story of love and friendship, with justice at its center, in a way that readers won't soon forget.

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