River of Teeth, Volume 1
A Finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella
In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source. This is true.
Other true things about hippos: they are savage, they are fast, and their jaws can snap a man in two.
This was a terrible plan.
Contained within this volume is an 1890s America that might have been: a bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wranglers from around the globe. It is the story of Winslow Houndstooth and his crew. It is the story of their fortunes. It is the story of his revenge.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KatyBee - LibraryThing
An alt-history novella with quite a twist. What if the US government decided to import hippopotamuses to farm for meat production back in the late 1800's? What could possibly go wrong? This is a quick ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing
River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey is an alternative history novella that is built around a failed 1909 proposition that Hippos be introduced to Louisiana as both an alternative meat source and a way to ... Read full review