San Francisco: Night Shade Books, 2009. Second printing. Hardcover. SIGNED. 359pp. Octavo [23.5cm]. Brown boards with titles stamped in yellow on spine and front board. Boards mildly bowed. Dust jacket has remnants of a past retailer's price sticker on the rear panel. Near fine / near fine. Item #63490
The author has inscribed "For ---, Here's hoping we find our way to a better future than this one! All my best, Paolo Bacigalupi" in black ink on the title page.
"The Wind-Up Girl" is a modern classic of biopunk science-fiction, winning both the Hugo Award and Nebula Award in 2010. It is the debut novel of Bacigalupi, who has continued to focus on potential consequences of climate change and bioengineering in subsequent novels and short stories.