BEGGARS RIDE. New York: Tor, . Octavo, orange wrappers printed in black. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Kress to her editor: "For --- / To whom I promise to / never again commit / trilogy! / Love, / Nancy Kress." Third book of the trilogy, preceded by BEGGARS IN SPAIN (1992) and BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS (1994). Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy. (#152840).