James Tiptree, Jr. Award winner 1995.
The men of Holdfast had long treated with contempt the degenerate creatures known as "fems." To give themselves the drive to survive and reconquer the world, the men needed a common enemy. Superstitious belief had ascribed to the fems the guilt for the terrible Wasting that had destroyed the world. They were the ideal scapegoat. The truth was lost in death and decay and buried in history. It was going to be a long journey back...
Genres: science fiction
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Suzy McKee Charnas (born 1939) is an American novelist and short story writer, writing primarily in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. She has won several awards for her fiction, including the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. A selection of her short fiction was collected in Stagestruck Vampires and Other Phantasms in 2004. She lives in New Mexico.
Suzy McKee Charnas has written one book under the pseudonym of Rebecca Brand.
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