Elizabeth Hand
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Elizabeth Hand

A couple of years after seeing Patti Smith perform, Elizabeth Hand flunked out of college and became involved in the nascent punk scenes in DC and NYC. From 1979 to 1986 she worked at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air & Space Museum; she was eventually readmitted to university to study cultural anthropology, and received her B.A. She is the author of many novels, including Winterlong, Waking the Moon (Tiptree and Mythopoeic Award-Winner), Glimmering, and Mortal Love, and three collections of stories, including the recent Saffron and Brimstone. Her fiction has received the Nebula, World Fantasy, Mythopeoic, Tiptree, and International Horror Guild Awards, and her novels have been chose as New York Times and Washington Post Notable Books. She has also been awarded a Maine Arts Commission Fellowship. A regular contributor to the Washington Post Book World and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Hand lives with her family on the Maine Coast.

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    • Tales of the Macabre

    • By Diane on 09-27-12

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    • By: Elizabeth Hand
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    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
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    • By Micheline Saucier on 10-20-17

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    • Generation Loss

    • By: Elizabeth Hand
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    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
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    Cass Neary made her name in the 70s as a photographer embedded in the burgeoning punk movement in New York City....

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    • Patricia Highsmith meets Patti Smith

    • By RB on 01-31-12

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    • Hard Light

    • The Cass Neary Crime Novels, Book 3
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    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
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    Cass makes a remarkable discovery that could change our understanding of human history - if she lives long enough to share it....

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    • By Bill on 06-01-16

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    • Available Dark

    • By: Elizabeth Hand
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    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
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    Photographer Cass Neary, introduced in the underground classic Generation Loss, finds herself drawn into the shadowy world of crime in Scandinavia’s coldest corners....

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    • By Laurene on 04-09-12

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    • Radiant Days

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    She is a painter. He is a poet. Their art bridges time.

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