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Wild Life

(2000)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
James Tiptree, Jr. Award Best Book
Set among lava sinkholes and logging camps at the fringe of the Northwest frontier in the early 1900s, WILD LIFE charts the life — both real and imagined — of the free-thinking, cigar-smoking, trouser-wearing Charlotte Bridger Drummond, who pens popular women"s adventure stories. One day, when a little girl gets lost in the woods, Charlotte anxiously joins the search and embarks on an adventure all her own. With great assurance and skill, Molly Gloss quickly transforms what at first seems to be pitch-perfect historical fiction into a kind of wild and woolly mystery story, as Charlotte herself becomes lost in the dark and tangled woods and falls into the company of an elusive band of mountain giants. Putting a surprising and revitalizing feminist spin on the classic legend of Tarzan and other wild-man sagas, Gloss takes us from the wilds of the western frontier to the wilds of the human heart. "Never has there been a more authentic, persuasive, or moving evocation of this elusive legend: WILD LIFE is a masterpiece" (Kirkus Reviews).

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Heady cerebral satisfactions, gorgeous prose, and page-turning adventure." - Karen Joy Fowler


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Hardback Editions

February 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wild Life
Author(s): Molly Gloss
ISBN: 1-5344-1500-9 / 978-1-5344-1500-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Saga Press
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November 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wild Life (Basic)
Author(s): Molly Gloss
ISBN: 0-7862-2872-5 / 978-0-7862-2872-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wild Life: A Novel
Author(s): Molly Gloss
ISBN: 0-684-86798-2 / 978-0-684-86798-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wild Life
Author(s): Molly Gloss
ISBN: 1-5344-1499-1 / 978-1-5344-1499-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Saga Press
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September 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wild Life
Author(s): Molly Gloss
ISBN: 0-618-13157-4 / 978-0-618-13157-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner
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January 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wild Life
Author(s): Molly Gloss
ISBN: 0-606-21734-7 / 978-0-606-21734-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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Kindle Editions

February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Wild Life
Author(s): Molly Gloss
Publisher: Gallery / Saga Press
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