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The Gate to Women's Country

A Novel

The Gate to Women's Country( )
Author: Tepper, Sheri S.
ISBN:978-0-553-28064-7
Publication Date:Feb 1993
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Spectra
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

"Lively, thought-provoking . . . the plot is ingenious, packing a wallop of a surprise . . . Tepper knows how to write a well-made, on-moving story with strong characters. . . . She takes the mental risks that are the lifeblood of science fiction and all imaginative narrative."--Ursula K. LeGuin, Los Angeles Times Since the flames died three hundred years ago, human civilization has evolved into a dual society: Women's Country, where walled towns enclose...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.14 x 6.82 x 0.84 Inches
Book Weight:0.425 Pounds
Author Biography
Tepper, Sheri S. (Author)
Sheri S. Tepper was born Shirley Stewart Douglas on July 16, 1929 near Littleton, Colorado. She held numerous jobs before becoming a full-time author including working at Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood from 1962 to 1986, eventually becoming the executive director.

In the early 1960s, she wrote poems and children's stories under the name Sheri S. Eberhart. In the 1980s, she became a feminist and science fiction/fantasy writer. Her books include The Revenants, After Long Silence, The Gate to Women's Country, Grass, Shadow's End, Gibbon's Decline and Fall, The Family Tree, Six Moon Dance, Singer from the Sea, The Fresco, The Visitor, The Companions, and The Margarets. She received the Locus Award for Beauty and a World Fantasy life achievement award in 2015. She also wrote horror under the name E. E. Horlak and mysteries under the names A. J. Orde and B. J. Oliphant. She died on October 22, 2016 at the age of 87.

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