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The City We Became (Paperback)

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"A glorious fantasy."--Neil Gaiman
Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.
In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name. But he can sense the beating heart of the city, see its history, and feel its power.
In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange graffiti scattered throughout the city, so beautiful and powerful it's as if the paint is literally calling to her.
In Brooklyn, a politician and mother finds she can hear the songs of her city, pulsing to the beat of her Louboutin heels.
And they're not the only ones.
Every great city has a soul. Some are ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York? She's got six.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Annette Wadiyah E. Nelson
The City we became

Excellent read and can't wait for the next one. I would have loved to visit NYC with this book in my hand.

Robert Coffil
Excellent Book from and Excellent Store

I love NK Jemisin so this is an unabashedly bias review. This book was a triple dip for me, I own: the hardcover, paperback and kindle version of this book. The book itself is a love letter to New York City. She paints the city accurately as someone who loves the city but is honest about it. Love the book and highly recommend it.

The service from SistahScifi was exceptional. The book was packaged well and I recieved a book mark that is beautiful.

Camille Dantzler
The City We Became

Shipping was fast and I am so excited to dig into N.K. Jemison's work!

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