Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands (includes: A Tangle of Green Men; The Rowan Gentleman; Elf Blood; Incunabulum; etc)( Border Lands / Border Town )


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy but there are some small "stab" marks in the front board which are also on the first pages and endpapers, does not interfere with the readability of the bookmarks are not on the dustjacket, overall a Very Good example that looks new, in a Near Fine dustjacket, --- 517 pages which includes a b&w graphic story by Sara Ryan, Bordertown: a city on the border between our human world and the elfin realm. Runaway teens come from both sides of the border to find adventure, to find themselves. Elves play in rock bands and race down the street on spell-powered motorbikes. Human kids recreate themselves in the squats and clubs and artists' studios of Soho. Terri Windling's original Bordertown series was the forerunner of today's urban fantasy, introducing authors that included Charles de Lint, Will Shetterly, Emma Bull, and Ellen Kushner. In this volume of all-new work (including a 15-page graphic story), the original writers are now joined by the generation that grew up dreaming of Bordertown, including acclaimed authors Holly Black, Cassandra Clare, Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Catherynne M. Valente, and many more. They all meet here on the streets of Bordertown in more than twenty new interconnected songs, poems, and stories., contents include: Welcome to Bordertown by Terri Windling and Ellen Kushner --Shannon's law by Cory Doctorow --Cruel sister by Patricia A. McKillip --A voice like a hole by Catherynne M. Valente --Stairs in her hair by Amal El-Mohtar --Incunabulum by Emma Bull --Run back across the border by Steven Brust --A prince of thirteen days by Alaya Dawn Johnson --The sages of elsewhere by Will Shetterly -- Soulja grrrl by Jane Yolen --Crossings by Janni Lee Simner --Fair trade by Sara Ryan - drawn by Dylan Meconis --Night song for a Halfie by Jane Yolen --Our stars, our selves by Tim Pratt --Elf blood by Annette Curtis Klause --Ours is the prettiest by Nalo Hopkinson --The wall by Delia Sherman --We do not come in peace by Christopher Barzak --A Borderland jump-rope rhyme by Jane Yolen --The Rowan gentleman by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare --The song of the song by Neil Gaiman --A tangle of green men by Charles de Lint., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands (includes: A Tangle of Green Men; The Rowan Gentleman; Elf Blood; Incunabulum; etc)( Border Lands / Border Town )

Author Name: Black, Holly / Ellen Kushner (eds.), Intro By Terri Windling ( Emma Bull; Cassandra Clare; Charles De Lint; Cory Doctorow; Neil Gaiman; Patricia McKillip; Jane Yolen; Catherynne M Valente; Will Shetterly; Steven Brust; et al

Illustrator: Steve Stone Cover Art

Categories: Science Fiction Fantasy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Random House, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

ISBN Number: 0375867058

ISBN Number 13: 9780375867057

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Type: Flap Not Clipped

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 5.75w x 8.5h Inches

Seller ID: 164078

Keywords: Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands (includes: A Tangle of Green Men; The Rowan Gentleman; Elf Blood; Incunabulum; etc)( Border Lands / Border Town )