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NWC Book Club > November 2019: Boneshaker

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The theme this month is STEAMPUNK! Grab your finest rivet festooned corset, swankiest boots, and best eyeglasses because we have alternative worlds to explore.

This month let’s see what an alternative Seattle would look like with a Boneshaker by Cherie Priest.

Published in 2009, Boneshaker imagines a horrific consequence of the 19th century gold rushes. A terrible machine, the Boneshaker, was constructed in Seattle to drill and find gold faster; however, on its first test run, it destroys several blocks of downtown Seattle and unearths a subterranean vein of blight gas that turns anyone who breathes it into the living dead….


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