Upright Women Wanted Sarah Gailey

Upright Women Wanted

Author: Sarah Gailey
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Book Title
Upright Women Wanted
Author
Sarah Gailey
ISBN
9781250213587
A 2020 ALA Booklist Top 10 SF/F Pick In Upright Women Wanted, award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. "That girl's got more wrong notions than a barn owl's got mean looks." Esther is a stowaway. She's hidden herself away in the Librarian's book wagon in an attempt to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her--a marriage to the man who was previously engaged to her best friend. Her best friend who she was in love with. Her best friend who was just executed for possession of resistance propaganda. The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right thing. Praise for Upright Women WantedA good old-fashioned horse opera for the 22nd century. Gunslinger librarians of the apocalypse are on a mission to spread public health, decency, and the revolution.--Charles Stross A dazzling neo-western adventure. . . . Gailey's gorgeous writing and authentic characters make this slim volume a pure delight.--Publishers Weekly, starred reviewBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Sarah GaileyPublisher: Tor.comPublished: 02/04/2020ISBN: 9781250213587Pages: 176Weight: 0.54lbsSize: 8.40h x 5.30w x 0.70dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/18/2019Library Journal 01/01/2020 pg. 58Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 56Shelf Awareness 02/28/2020

A 2020 ALA Booklist Top 10 SF/F Pick

In Upright Women Wanted, award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity.

"That girl's got more wrong notions than a barn owl's got mean looks."

Esther is a stowaway. She's hidden herself away in the Librarian's book wagon in an attempt to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her--a marriage to the man who was previously engaged to her best friend. Her best friend who she was in love with. Her best friend who was just executed for possession of resistance propaganda.

The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right thing.

Praise for Upright Women Wanted

A good old-fashioned horse opera for the 22nd century. Gunslinger librarians of the apocalypse are on a mission to spread public health, decency, and the revolution.--Charles Stross

A dazzling neo-western adventure. . . . Gailey's gorgeous writing and authentic characters make this slim volume a pure delight.--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tor.com
Published: 02/04/2020
ISBN: 9781250213587
Pages: 176
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.30w x 0.70d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/18/2019
Library Journal 01/01/2020 pg. 58
Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 56
Shelf Awareness 02/28/2020

A 2020 ALA Booklist Top 10 SF/F Pick

In Upright Women Wanted, award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity.

"That girl's got more wrong notions than a barn owl's got mean looks."

Esther is a stowaway. She's hidden herself away in the Librarian's book wagon in an attempt to escape the marriage her father has arranged for her--a marriage to the man who was previously engaged to her best friend. Her best friend who she was in love with. Her best friend who was just executed for possession of resistance propaganda.

The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right thing.

Praise for Upright Women Wanted

A good old-fashioned horse opera for the 22nd century. Gunslinger librarians of the apocalypse are on a mission to spread public health, decency, and the revolution.--Charles Stross

A dazzling neo-western adventure. . . . Gailey's gorgeous writing and authentic characters make this slim volume a pure delight.--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tor.com
Published: 02/04/2020
ISBN: 9781250213587
Pages: 176
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.30w x 0.70d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/18/2019
Library Journal 01/01/2020 pg. 58
Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 56
Shelf Awareness 02/28/2020