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A Short, Sharp Shock. (Signed Limited Edition) by  Kim Stanley Robinson - Signed First Edition - 1990 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 32479)

A Short, Sharp Shock. (Signed Limited Edition)

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A Short, Sharp Shock. (Signed Limited Edition)

by Robinson, Kim Stanley

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ISBN 10
0929480198
ISBN 13
9780929480190
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About This Item

Shingletown, CA: Mark V. Ziesing, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Fenner, Arnie. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies. Signed by Kim Stanley Robinson and Annie Fenner on the limitation page. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Slipcase is a bit darkened. ; Octavo; Signed by Author & Illustrator.

Synopsis

Kim Stanley Robinson, award-winning author of the bestselling Red Mars, Green Mars, and the soon-to-be-published Blue Mars, was called "a literary landscape artist, creating breathtaking vistas" by The Detroit Metro News. Now he confirms his reputation for brilliance and for the unexpected in this luminous short work.A Short, Sharp ShockA man tumbles through wild surf, half drowned, to collapse on a moonlit beach. When he regains consciousness, he has no memory of who he is or where he came from. he know only that the woman who washed ashore with him has disappeared sometime in the night, and that he has awakened in a surreal landscape of savage beauty -- a mysterious watery world encircled by a thin spine of land. Aided by strange tribesmen, he will journey to the cove of the spine kings, a brutal race that has enslaved the woman and several of the tribesmen. That is only the beginning of his quest, as he struggles to find her identity in this wondrous and cruel land -- and seeks out the woman whose hold on his imagination is both unfathomable and unshakable.Haunting and lyrical, filled with uncommon beauty and terrible peril, A Short, Sharp Shock is an ambitious and enthralling story by one of science fiction's most respected talents.From the Paperback edition.

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bookseller
Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
32479
Title
A Short, Sharp Shock. (Signed Limited Edition)
Author
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Illustrator
Illustrated by Fenner, Arnie
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0929480198
ISBN 13
9780929480190
Publisher
Mark V. Ziesing
Place of Publication
Shingletown, CA
Date Published
1990
Keywords
Science Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction & Fantasy;

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About Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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