[PDF] Download ✓ Nobody's Princess | by ☆ Esther M. Friesner
She is beautiful, she is a princess, and Aphrodite is her favorite goddess, but something in Helen of Sparta just itches for out of life Not one to count on the gods or her looks to take care of her, Helen sets out to get what she wants with steely determination and a sassy attitude That same attitude makes Helen a few enemies such as the self proclaimed son of ZeuShe is beautiful, she is a princess, and Aphrodite is her favorite goddess, but something in Helen of Sparta just itches for out of life Not one to count on the gods or her looks to take care of her, Helen sets out to get what she wants with steely determination and a sassy attitude That same attitude makes Helen a few enemies such as the self proclaimed son of Zeus Theseus but it also intrigues, charms, and amuses those who become her friends, from the famed huntress Atalanta to the young priestess who is the Oracle of Delphi.In Nobody s Princess, author Esther Friesner deftly weaves together history and myth as she takes a new look at the girl who will become Helen of Troy The resulting story offers up adventure, humor, and a fresh and engaging heroine you cannot help but root for.From the Hardcover edition.
Esther M. Friesner
Esther M Friesner was educated at Vassar College, where she completed B.A s in both Spanish and Drama She went to on to Yale University within five years she was awarded an M.A and Ph.D in Spanish She taught Spanish at Yale for a number of years before going on to become a full time author of fantasy and science fiction She has published twenty seven novels so far her most recent titles include Temping Fate from Penguin Puffin and Nobody s Princess from Random House.Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov s, Fantasy Science Fiction, Aboriginal SF, Pulphouse Magazine, Amazing, and Fantasy Book, as well as in numerous anthologies Her story, Love s Eldritch Ichor, was featured in the 1990 World Fantasy Convention book.Her first stint as an anthology editor was Alien Pregnant By Elvis, a collection of truly gonzo original tabloid SF for DAW books Wisely, she undertook this project with the able collaboration of Martin H Greenberg Not having learned their lesson, they have also co edited the Chicks In Chainmail comedy anthology series for Baen Books, as well as Blood Muse, an anthology of vampire stories for Donald I Fine, Inc Ask Auntie Esther was her regular etiquette and advice column to the SFlorn in Pulphouse Magazine Being paid for telling other people how to run their lives sounds like a pretty good deal to her.Ms Friesner won the Nebula Award for Best Short Story of 1995 for her work, Death and the Librarian, and the Nebula for Best Short Story of 1996 for A Birth Day A Birth Day was also a 1996 Hugo Award finalist Her novelette, Jesus at the Bat was on the final Nebula ballot in the same year that Death and the Librarian won the award In addition, she has won the Romantic Times award for Best New Fantasy Writer in 1986 and the Skylark Award in 1994 Her short story, All Vows, took second place in the Asimov s SF Magazine Readers Poll for 1993 and was a finalist for the Nebula in 1994 Her Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel, Warchild, made the USA TODAY bestseller list.She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, two rambunctious cats, and a fluctuating population of hamsters.
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Title: [PDF] Download ✓ Nobody's Princess | by ☆ Esther M. Friesner