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The Norton book of science fiction : North American science fiction, 1960-1990 /

by Le Guin, Ursula K; Attebery, Brian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1993Edition: 1st ed.Description: 869 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0393035468 :.Title notes: c.1 $27.50 3-94Subject(s): Science fiction, American | Science fiction | Short stories
Contents:
The handler / Damon Knight -- Alpha Ralpha Boulevard / Cordwainer Smith -- Tandy's story / Theodore Sturgeon -- 2064, or thereabouts / David R. Bunch -- Balanced ecology / James H. Schmitz -- The house the Blakeneys built / Avram Davidson -- Over the river and through the woods / Clifford D. Simak -- How beautiful with banners / James Blish -- Nine hundred grandmothers / R. A. Lafferty -- When I was Miss Dow / Sonya Dorman Hess -- Comes now the power / Roger Zelazny -- Day million / Frederik Pohl -- The winter flies / Fritz Leiber -- High Weir / Samuel R. Delany -- Kyrie / Poul Anderson -- For the sake of Grace / Suzette Haden Elgin -- As simple as that / Zenna Henderson -- Good news from the Vatican / Robert Silverberg -- Gather blue roses / Pamela Sargent -- The women men don't see / James Tiptree, Jr. -- Feather tigers / Gene Wolfe -- The mountains of sunset, the mountains of dawn / Vonda N. McIntyre -- The private war of Private Jacob / Joe Haldeman -- The warlord of Saturn's moons / Eleanor Arnason -- Making it all the way into the future on Gaxton Falls of the red planet / Barry N. Malzberg.
The new Atlantis / Ursula K. LeGuin -- A few things I know about Whileaway / Joanna Russ -- Strange wine / Harlan Ellison -- Lollipop and the tar baby / John Varley -- Night-rise / Katherine MacLean -- Frozen journey / Philip K. Dick -- Precession / Edward Bryant -- Elbow room / Marion Zimmer Bradley -- Tauf Aleph / Phyllis Gotlieb -- Exposures / Gregory Benford -- The Gernsback continuum / William Gibson -- The start of the end of the world / Carol Emshwiller -- Schrödinger's plague / Greg Bear -- "--the world, as we know 't" / Howard Waldrop -- The byrds / Michael G. Coney -- Speech sounds / Octavia Butler -- Distant signals / Andrew Weiner -- The lucky strike / Kim Stanley Robinson -- The life of anybody / Robert Sheckley -- Interlocking pieces / Molly Gloss -- The war at home / Lewis Shiner -- The lake was full of artificial things / Karen Joy Fowler -- Snow / John Crowley -- After the days of dead-eye 'Dee / Pat Cadigan -- The Bob Dylan Tambourine Software & Satori Support Services Consortium, Ltd. / Michael Bishop -- His vegetable wife / Pat Murphy -- The brains of rats / Michael Blumlein.
Out of all them bright stars / Nancy Kress -- Rat / James Patrick Kelly -- America / Orson Scott Card -- Schwarzschild radius / Connie Willis -- Stable strategies for middle management / Eileen Gunn -- Kirinyaga / Mike Resnick -- A midwinter's tale / Michael Swanwick -- (Learning about) machine sex / Candas Jane Dorsey -- We see things differently / Bruce Sterling -- Half-life / Paul Preuss -- Homelanding / Margaret Atwood -- And the angels sing / Kate Wilhelm -- Aunt Parnetta's electric blisters / Diane Glancy -- Midnight news / Lisa Goldstein -- Invaders / John Kessel.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In the tradition of other groundbreaking Norton Collections, Ursula K. Le Guin and Brian Attebery's Norton Book of Science Fiction provides the first truly comprehensive and coherent look at the best of contemporary science fiction.

Includes index.

The handler / Damon Knight -- Alpha Ralpha Boulevard / Cordwainer Smith -- Tandy's story / Theodore Sturgeon -- 2064, or thereabouts / David R. Bunch -- Balanced ecology / James H. Schmitz -- The house the Blakeneys built / Avram Davidson -- Over the river and through the woods / Clifford D. Simak -- How beautiful with banners / James Blish -- Nine hundred grandmothers / R. A. Lafferty -- When I was Miss Dow / Sonya Dorman Hess -- Comes now the power / Roger Zelazny -- Day million / Frederik Pohl -- The winter flies / Fritz Leiber -- High Weir / Samuel R. Delany -- Kyrie / Poul Anderson -- For the sake of Grace / Suzette Haden Elgin -- As simple as that / Zenna Henderson -- Good news from the Vatican / Robert Silverberg -- Gather blue roses / Pamela Sargent -- The women men don't see / James Tiptree, Jr. -- Feather tigers / Gene Wolfe -- The mountains of sunset, the mountains of dawn / Vonda N. McIntyre -- The private war of Private Jacob / Joe Haldeman -- The warlord of Saturn's moons / Eleanor Arnason -- Making it all the way into the future on Gaxton Falls of the red planet / Barry N. Malzberg.

The new Atlantis / Ursula K. LeGuin -- A few things I know about Whileaway / Joanna Russ -- Strange wine / Harlan Ellison -- Lollipop and the tar baby / John Varley -- Night-rise / Katherine MacLean -- Frozen journey / Philip K. Dick -- Precession / Edward Bryant -- Elbow room / Marion Zimmer Bradley -- Tauf Aleph / Phyllis Gotlieb -- Exposures / Gregory Benford -- The Gernsback continuum / William Gibson -- The start of the end of the world / Carol Emshwiller -- Schrödinger's plague / Greg Bear -- "--the world, as we know 't" / Howard Waldrop -- The byrds / Michael G. Coney -- Speech sounds / Octavia Butler -- Distant signals / Andrew Weiner -- The lucky strike / Kim Stanley Robinson -- The life of anybody / Robert Sheckley -- Interlocking pieces / Molly Gloss -- The war at home / Lewis Shiner -- The lake was full of artificial things / Karen Joy Fowler -- Snow / John Crowley -- After the days of dead-eye 'Dee / Pat Cadigan -- The Bob Dylan Tambourine Software & Satori Support Services Consortium, Ltd. / Michael Bishop -- His vegetable wife / Pat Murphy -- The brains of rats / Michael Blumlein.

Out of all them bright stars / Nancy Kress -- Rat / James Patrick Kelly -- America / Orson Scott Card -- Schwarzschild radius / Connie Willis -- Stable strategies for middle management / Eileen Gunn -- Kirinyaga / Mike Resnick -- A midwinter's tale / Michael Swanwick -- (Learning about) machine sex / Candas Jane Dorsey -- We see things differently / Bruce Sterling -- Half-life / Paul Preuss -- Homelanding / Margaret Atwood -- And the angels sing / Kate Wilhelm -- Aunt Parnetta's electric blisters / Diane Glancy -- Midnight news / Lisa Goldstein -- Invaders / John Kessel.

c.1 $27.50 3-94

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