Coyote. Anansi. Brer Rabbit. Trickster characters have long been a staple of folk literature--and are a natural choice for the overarching subject of acclaimed editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling's third "mythic" anthology. The Coyote Road features a remarkable range of authors, each with his or her fictional look at a trickster character. These authors include Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Charles de Lint (The Blue Girl), Ellen Klages (The Green Glass Sea), Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners), Patricia A. McKillip (Old Magic), and Jane Yolen. Terri Windling provides a comprehensive introduction to the trickster myths of the world, and the entire book is highlighted by the remarkable decorations of Charles Vess. The Coyote Road is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary fantastic fiction.
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Used availability for Ellen Datlow's The Coyote Road
April 2009 : USA Library Binding
July 2007 : USA Hardback
January 2009 : UK Paperback
January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition