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The Outlandish Companion by  Diana Gabaldon - First Edition; Eighth Printing - 1999 - from Ainsworth Books (SKU: 17579)

The Outlandish Companion

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The Outlandish Companion

by Gabaldon, Diana

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Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0385324138
ISBN 13
9780385324137
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New York: Delacorte Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; Eighth Printing. Hardcover. 0385324138 . DJ shows some shelfwear, with light scuffing and creasing. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Outlander series ; 9.50 X 7.50 X 1.80 inches; 577 pages; As with the guides to the Hobbit tetralogy and the fiction of Stephen King, Gabaldon offers a companion volume to her Outlander Series four time-travel historical romances, Drums of Autumn (1997), etc., in which she tells us much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their lives and times, antecedents, adventures, companions and progeny, with learned commentary (and many footnotes) by their humble creator. She also provides full synopses of the four novels and includes excerpts of forthcoming books in the Claire and Jamie Fraser series. Listed, too, are all the novels characters, their origins and family trees, horoscopes, and sketches of clan badges and shields, along with genealogical notes. For non-Gaelic readers, Gabaldon assembles a glossary and pronunciation primer. Additionally, she supplies details on her research, E-mail excerpts, notes on herbal medicine, illustrations, and recipes, plus a huge bibliography. .

Synopsis

New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon has captured the hearts of millions with her critically acclaimed novels, Outlander. Dragonfly In Amber, Voyager, and Drums Of Autumn. From the moment Claire Randall accidentally steps through a magical stone that transports her back in time more than 200 years to 1743, and into the arms of Scottish soldier Jamie Fraser, readers have been enthralled with this epic saga of time travel, adventure, and love everlasting.Now Diana Gabaldon has written the ultimate companion guide to her bestselling series, the book only she could write - a beautifully illustrated compendium of all things Outlandish. As a special bonus for those who are eagerly awaiting the next appearance of Jamie and Claire, she includes never - before - published excerpts from upcoming works in the series. And there's lots more in this lavish keepsake volume for the many devoted fans who yearn to learn the stories behind the stories:- Full synopses of Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn - A complete listing of the characters in all four novels, including extensively researched family trees and genealogical notes- Professionally cast horoscopes for Jamie and Claire- A comprehensive glossary and pronunciation guide to Gaelic terms and usage- The fully explicated Gabaldon Theory of Time Travel- Frequently asked questions to the author and her (sometimes surprising) answers- An annotated bibliography- Tips, personal stories - even a recipe or two- Essays about medicine and magic in the eighteenth century, researching historical fiction, and moreWith the insight, humor, and eye for detail that has made her novels such an outstanding success story. Diana Gabaldon here gives her readers the best gift of all--The Outlandish Companion.From the Hardcover edition.

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Bookseller
Ainsworth Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
17579
Title
The Outlandish Companion
Author
Gabaldon, Diana
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; Eighth Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385324138
ISBN 13
9780385324137
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1999
Keywords
0385324138, outlander, Jamie Fraser, Jamie & Claire
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction / Historical;

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About Ainsworth Books

Ainsworth Books was for many years a bricks and mortar store in Vancouver, BC. When we acquired the store, we moved to a location in Delta. After three years we moved the stock home and started operation as an online, by appointment only operation. I have worked with books my whole adult life and enjoy giving recommendations.

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