The Only Harmless Great Thing

January 23, 2018|
The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander
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Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novelette

Finalist for the Hugo, Locus, Shirley Jackson, and Sturgeon Awards

The Only Harmless Great Thing is a heart-wrenching alternative history by Brooke Bolander that imagines an intersection between the Radium Girls and noble, sentient elephants.

In the early years of the 20th century, a group of female factory workers in Newark, New Jersey slowly died of radiation poisoning. Around the same time, an Indian elephant was deliberately put to death by electricity in Coney Island.

These are the facts.

Now these two tragedies are intertwined in a dark alternate history of rage, radioactivity, and injustice crying out to be righted. Prepare yourself for a wrenching journey that crosses eras, chronicling histories of cruelty both grand and petty in search of meaning and justice.

BROOKE BOLANDER writes weird things of indeterminate genre, most of them leaning rather heavily towards fantasy or general all-around weirdness. She attended the University of Leicester 2004-2007 studying History and Archaeology and is an alum of the 2011 Clarion Writers'' Workshop at UCSD. Her stories have been featured in Lightspeed,...
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Title:The Only Harmless Great ThingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.23 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.23 inPublished:January 23, 2018Publisher:Tom Doherty AssociatesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250169488

ISBN - 13:9781250169488

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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