Mendoza in Hollywood
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Mendoza in Hollywood

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This is the third novel in what has become one of the most popular series in contemporary SF, now back in print from Tor. In the twenty-fourth century, the Company preserves works of art and extinct forms of life-for profit, of course. It recruits orphans from the past, renders them all but immortal, and trains them to serve the Company, Dr. Zeus. One of these is Mendoza the botanist. The death of her lover has been followed by centuries of heartbreak. She spends a period of time in early twentieth-century Hollywood in the days of D. W. Griffith. Then Mendoza, in the midst of the Civil War, runs into a man disturbingly similar to her lost love. She is about to find love again, and be in more trouble than she could ever have imagined.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 137.2 x 203.2 x 27.9mm | 272.16g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765315300
  • 9780765315304
  • 696,201

Review quote

"A magnificent third entry...in an intelligent. thoughtful, and absorbing series." -KIRKUS REVIEWS ON MENDOZA"show more

About Kage Baker

KAGE BAKER has been an artist, actor, and director at the Living History Centre and has taught Elizabethan English as a Second Language. Born in 1952 in Hollywood, she lives in Pismo Beach, California, the Clam Capital of the World.show more

Back cover copy

In the twenty-fourth century, Dr. Zeus Incorporated discovered the secret of time travel, but only how to move backward. Now cyborg operatives are enduring the epochs of Earth's history -- immortals dedicated to the company's great goal: "to make money and improve the lot of humankind".After centuries of disappointments -- including the death of her lover -- the Botanist Mendoza is stranded at a remote stagecoach inn in the unspoiled desert destined to be renamed Los Angeles. Back East, a Civil War is raging. But in Cahuenga Pass, there is little for Mendoza and her fellow operatives to do. Until one day the door swings open and in walks the doppelganger of Mendoza's love. And suddenly the Botanist's life is careening toward disaster . . . again.show more

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