|Xone of Contention|
Darrell K. Sweet|
Carol Russo Design
|Publication date||1 October 1999|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover and Paperback)|
|Pages||304 (first edition, hardcover)|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-312-86691-7 (first edition, hardcover)|
|Dewey Decimal||813/.54 21|
|LC Classification||PS3551.N73 X66 1999|
|Preceded by||Zombie Lover|
|Followed by||The Dastard|
Dug, the Mundane who had had an adventure in Xanth through the Companions of Xanth computer game, is now happily married to Kim. His friend Edsel on the other hand is on the rock with his marriage to Pia, Dug's old girlfriend, who wants a divorce. Edsel, not wanting to lose her strikes a deal with her, they take a two week vacation in Xanth, switching with Nimby and Chlorine who want to learn about Mundania, and if she doesn't change her mind, he won't fight it.
Edsel could be named for the Ford Edsel.
This book has a very strong Global Warming message, but with a twist.