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Upright Women Wanted

(2020)
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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

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Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for Sarah Gailey's Upright Women Wanted

Hardback Editions

February 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
ISBN: 1-250-21358-4 / 978-1-250-21358-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
ISBN: 1-4945-4480-6 / 978-1-4945-4480-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


February 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
ISBN: 1-977364-75-6 / 978-1-977364-75-3
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


February 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


February 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Upright Women Wanted
Author(s): Sarah Gailey
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU