The Wild Girls

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PM Press, May 1, 2011 - Fiction - 128 pages
Newly revised and presented here in book form for the first time, this Nebula Award-winning story tells of two captive "dirt children" in a society of sword and silk, whose determination to find a glimpse of justice leads to a violent and loving end. Also included is the nonfiction essay "Staying Awake While We Read" which demolishes the pretensions of corporate publishing and the basic assumptions of capitalism, and "Outspoken Author Interview," which reveals the hidden dimensions of America's best-known sci-fi author.
 

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

Short, but excellent book. Includes one (lovely, thoughtful and spooky) short story, an essay on reading and the publishing industry, which I only partly agree with (but the parts I disagree with give ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim53 - LibraryThing

An interesting combination of a novella, an article, a few poems, and an interview. The novella is well thought out, effectively described, and a bit disturbing. She uses the need to educate a ... Read full review

Contents

The Wild Girls
9
Staying Awake While We Read
57
Poems
71
The Conversation of the Modest
77
A Lovely Art Outspoken Interview with Ursula K Le Guin
83
Bibliography
95
About the Author
101
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Ursula K. Le Guin is a mentor to two generations of radical feminist and progressive writers. Her novels and stories have won every major science fiction and fantasy award as well as the Pen/Malamud and the National Book Award. Her works include The Dispossessed, The Left Hand of Darkness, and A Wizard of Earthsea. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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