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Maria Dahvana Headley

Beowulf Sheehan

Maria Dahvana Headley is the #1 New York Times-Bestselling author of seven books, most recently the “The Mere Wife,” a contemporary adaptation of “Beowulf” (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux). A new translation of "Beowulf" will follow from the same publisher in 2019. With Neil Gaiman, she is the editor of the anthology “Unnatural Creatures." Her Nebula, Shirley Jackson and World Fantasy Award-shortlisted fiction has been anthologized in many year’s bests. She grew up in rural Idaho on a survivalist sled-dog ranch, and now lives in Brooklyn.

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The Mere Wife
Fiction / Literature
July 2018
ISBN 9780374208431
320 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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New York Times bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley presents a modern retelling of the literary classic Beowulf, set in American suburbia as two mothers—a housewife and a battle-hardened veteran—fight to protect those they love in The Mere Wife. More/less

Aerie: Magonia book 2
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Harper Collins
October 2016
ISBN 9780062320551
320 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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The stunning sequel to Maria Dahvana Headley’s critically acclaimed Magonia tells the story of one girl who must make an impossible choice between two families, two homes—and two versions of herself. More/less

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