Up Jim River

Up Jim River

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Robert A. Heinlein Award-winning SF writer Michael Flynn returns to space opera and to the world of "The January Dancer " The Hound Bridget ban has vanished and the Kennel (the mysterious superspy agency) has given up looking for her. But her daughter, the harper Mearana, has not, and she has convinced the scarred man, Donovan, to aid in her search. But Donovan's mind has been shattered by Those of Name, the rulers of the Confederacy, and no fewer than seven quarreling personalities now inhabit his skull. How can he hope to see Mearana safely through her quest? Together, they follow Bridget ban's trail to the raw worlds of the frontier, edging ever closer to the de-civilized and barbarian planets of the Wild. Along the way, they encounter evidence that they too are being followed--by a deadly agent of Those of Name.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 38.1mm | 226.8g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • maps
  • 0765362821
  • 9780765362827
  • 538,835

About Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn lives in Easton, Pennsylvania.show more

Review quote

Praise for Michael Flynn: “With well-drawn characters and a colorful universe, this narrative tour de force brings space opera to the next level.” "--Library Journal" on "Up Jim River "“The return to the far future Flynn universe is an engaging science fiction thriller that focuses on a search and rescue mission in an isolated lethal area of the human dominated galaxy. . . .  "Up Jim River" is an enjoyable mostly planet side adventure thriller on an orb on the edge of the Wilds of deep space.” "--SFRevu "“Flynn implants the style of medieval storytelling into an old-fashioned space opera.” "--The Washington Post Book World "“Composed with structural brilliance, invested with authentic human feeling, and redolent not only of its SF precursors but of archetypal myths that echo timelessly through life and art, "The January Dancer" is a masterpiece.” "--Locus "“Weaves love, mystery, music, action . .show more

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337 ratings
3.79 out of 5 stars
5 23% (76)
4 44% (147)
3 26% (88)
2 6% (20)
1 2% (6)
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