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The Clan Corporate (Merchant Princes #03)

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Publisher Comments:

Miriam Beckstein has gotten in touch with her roots and they have nearly strangled her. A young, hip, business journalist in Boston, she discovered (in The Family Trade ) that her family comes from an alternate reality, that she is very well-connected, and that her family is too much like the mafia for comfort. In addition, starting with the fact that women are family property and required to breed more family members with the unique talent to walk between worlds, Miriam has tried to remain an outsider and her own woman. She started a profitable business in a third world she has discovered, outside the family reach (recounted in The Hidden Family). She fell in love with a distant relative, but he died saving her life.
 
Now, however, in The Clan Corporate, Miriam may be overreaching. And if she gets caught, death or a fate worse is around the bend. There is, for instance, the brain-damaged son of the local king who needs a wife. But they'd never make her do that, would they?

Review:

"The Clan Corporate offers more proof, if any were needed, why Charles Stross has become universally acknowledged as one of science fiction's major new talents." Mike Resnick

Review:

"Stross and his feisty heroine are currently about the best practitioner and heroine the old motif boasts, and many are and will be the readers hoping for more than the three volumes they've given us so far." Booklist

About the Author

Charles Stross lives in Edinburgh, Scotland

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765348227
Author:
Stross, Charles
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Fantasy - Contemporary
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Women journalists
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Contemporary
Subject:
Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction/Action & Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Merchant Princes
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
1 in.

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