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The Fifth Head of Cerberus
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date September 1, 1981
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780441235018
ISBN-10 0441235018
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $2.50
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Far from Earth two sister planets, Sainte Anne and Sainte Croix, circle each other. It is said that a race of shapeshifting aliens once lived here, only to become extinct when human colonists arrived. But one man believes they still exist, somewhere out in the wilderness. In The Fifth Head of Cerberus, Gene Wolfe brilliantly interweaves three tales: a scientist's son gradual discovery of the bizarre secret of his heritage; a young man's mythic dreamquest for his darker half; the mystifying chronicle of an anthropologist's seemingly-arbitrary imprisonment. Gradually, a mesmerising pattern emerges.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780684128306
 
from Ultramarine Pub Co (June 1, 1972)
9780684128306 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Far from Earth two sister planets, Sainte Anne and Sainte Croix, circle each other.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780441235018
 
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Reissue edition from Ace Books (September 1, 1981)
9780441235018 | details & prices | List price $2.50
About: Far from Earth two sister planets, Sainte Anne and Sainte Croix, circle each other.

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