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Sarah Gailey's wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane Anders calls "preposterously fun."

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In the early twentieth century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source. This is true.

Other true things about hippos: they are savage, they are fast, and their jaws can snap a man in two.

This was a terrible plan.

Contained within this volume is an 1890s America that might have been: a bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wranglers from around the globe. It is the story of Winslow Houndstooth and his crew. It is the story of their fortunes. It is the story of his revenge.

"The narrator Peter Berkrot was a pleasure to listen to" ---For the Love of Words

"Berkrot's verbal dexterity allows listeners to savor this bizarre alternative Western in which riders mount hippos instead of horses." ---AudioFile

River of Teeth

Author Sarah Gailey

Narrated by Peter Berkrot

Publication date Aug 22, 2017

Running time 4 hrs 1 min

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