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Six-Gun Snow White - by Catherynne M Valente (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 160

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Gallery / Saga Press

Age Range: Adult

Author: Catherynne M Valente

Language: English

Street Date: November 10, 2015
TCIN: 77310914
UPC: 9781481444736
Item Number (DPCI): 247-55-2855
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



A retelling of "Snow White" set in the "gritty gun-slinging west."



Book Synopsis



A New York Times bestselling author offers a brilliant reinvention of one of the best-known fairy tales of all time with Snow White as a gunslinger in the mythical Wild West.

Forget the dark, enchanted forest. Picture instead a masterfully evoked Old West where you are more likely to find coyotes as the seven dwarves. Insert into this scene a plain-spoken, appealing narrator who relates the history of our heroine's parents--a Nevada silver baron who forced the Crow people to give up one of their most beautiful daughters, Gun That Sings, in marriage to him. Although her mother's life ended as hers began, so begins a remarkable tale: equal parts heartbreak and strength. This girl has been born into a world with no place for a half-native, half-white child. After being hidden for years, a very wicked stepmother finally gifts her with the name Snow White, referring to the pale skin she will never have. Filled with fascinating glimpses through the fabled looking glass and a close-up look at hard living in the gritty gun-slinging West, this is an utterly enchanting story...at once familiar and entirely new.



About the Author



Catherynne M. Valente is an acclaimed, New York Times bestselling creator of over forty works of fantasy and science fiction, including the Fairyland novels and The Glass Town Game. She has been nominated for the Nebula and World Fantasy awards, and has won the Tiptree, Hugo, and Andre Norton award. She lives on a small island off the coast of Maine with her partner, young son, and a shockingly large cat with most excellent tufts.
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