THE START OF THE END OF IT ALL: SHORT FICTION. San Francisco: Mercury House, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. Collects eighteen stories. Differs somewhat from the 1990 Women's Press edition. Drops four stories, "Acceptance Speech," But Soft, What Light ...," "Debut," and "The Institute;" adds four stories "There Is No Evil Angel But Love," "Emissary," "Peri," and "Draculalucard." Winner of the 1991 World Fantasy Award for best collection. Trade paperback forma, simultaneous with the hardbound issue. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-379. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. Review copy with publisher's publicity sheet laid in. Mild lamination wrinkle on front cover, a nearly fine copy. (#158601).
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