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The Horrid Glory of Its Wings

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The Horrid Glory of Its Wings

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Author: Elizabeth Bear
Publisher: Publishing, 2009

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy
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There's a harpy with bronze wings living in the dumpster behind Desiree's building. She's ugly and she eats garbage, but she has a little kingdom back there. Desiree wants something of her own, too -- something all hers. Can that foul old thing possibly help her?

This story can be found in the anthology New York Fantastic (2017), edited by Paula Guran.

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The Horrid Glory of Its Wings

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