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THE KOSHER GUIDE TO IMAGINARY ANIMALS: THE EVIL MONKEY DIALOGUES

VanderMeer, Ann, and Jeff VanderMeer.

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ISBN 10: 1892391929 / ISBN 13: 9781892391926
Published by Tachyon Publications., San Francisco:, 2010
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HC in black leather and gold lettering. 1st Printing. Limited edition of 34 copies (one for each Imaginary Animal) signed by Jeff and Ann VanderMeer. This is the "E. T." edition. A fine copy w/o dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 23995

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Title: THE KOSHER GUIDE TO IMAGINARY ANIMALS: THE ...

Publisher: Tachyon Publications., San Francisco:

Publication Date: 2010

Edition: 1st edition

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A perfect gift book, this sumptuously illustrated and whimsically bite-sized bestiary is the definitive—in fact, only—guide to the kosherness (kashrut) of imaginary animals. It is an undomesticated romp from A to Z, including E.T., hobbits, Mongolian Death Worms, and the elusive chupacabra. This fantastical journey embarks upon a hilariously contentious debate between the alter-ego of acclaimed fantasist Jeff VanderMeer (a.k.a. Evil Monkey) and his editor/collaborator wife Ann VanderMeer (Steampunk, The New Weird). Once and for all, burning questions passed down through the ages will be addressed, such as: Is a vegetable-lamb a vegetable or a lamb? Does licking the Pope make you trayf? What exactly is a Pollo Maligno? Does a Sasquatch taste stringy?

As featured on Boing Boing and Jewcy.com and brought to you by the same creative team that gave you The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric and Discredited Diseases, this irreverent abecedary is the must-have present for anyone seeking to broaden their imaginary culinary experiences guilt-free.

About the Author:

Ann VanderMeer is the Hugo Award winning editor of Weird Fiction Review. She was the fiction editor at Weird Tales and the publisher of Buzzcity Press, work for which received the British Fantasy, International Horror Guild, and Rhysling awards. An expert on Victoriana, she is the co-editor of the best-selling World Fantasy Award nominated Steampunk series. Her other anthologies include the Best American Fantasy and Leviathan series, The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases, The New Weird, and Last Drink, Bird Head.

Jeff VanderMeer is the best-selling author of City of Saints and Madmen, the noir thriller Finch, and the quintessential guide to writers, Booklife. His award-winning novels have made the year’s best lists at Publishers Weekly, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Wall Street Journal. His nonfiction and reviews have appeared in Washington Post Book World, the Huffington Post, and the New York Times Book Review.

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