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Ammonite Nicola Griffith

Ammonite By Nicola Griffith

Ammonite by Nicola Griffith


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The JAMES TIPTREE JR AWARD-winning novel.

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Ammonite by Nicola Griffith

The James Tiptree Jr Award-winning novel.

Change or die. These are the only options available on the planet Jeep. Centuries earlier, a deadly virus shattered the original colony, killing the men and forever altering the few surviving women. Now, generations after the colony has lost touch with the rest of humanity, a company arrives to exploit Jeep - and its forces find themselves fighting for their lives.

Terrified of spreading the virus, the company abandons its employees, leaving them afraid and isolated from the natives. In the face of this crisis, anthropologist Marghe Taishan arrives to test a new vaccine. As she risks death to uncover the women's biological secret, she finds that she, too, is changing - and realizes that not only has she found a home on Jeep, but that she alone carries the seeds of its destruction ...

About Nicola Griffith

Nicola Griffith is a British science fiction author, editor and essayist. Griffith graduated from the Michigan State University Clarion science fiction writing workshop, in 1988, and has won the NEBULA, the JAMES TIPTREE,JR, the WORLD FANTASY and six LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS. Although born in Yorkshire, she now lives in Seattle, in the USA.

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NGR9780575118232
9780575118232
0575118237
Ammonite by Nicola Griffith
New
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
20120913
416
Short-listed for Arthur C. Clarke Award 1994 (UK) Short-listed for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 1994 (UK)
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