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The year's best science fiction : thirteenth annual collection /

by Dozois, Gardner R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996Edition: 1st ed.Description: xlvii, 592 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0312144512 :.Title notes: c.1 $29.95 6-96Subject(s): Science fiction, American
Contents:
A woman's liberation / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Starship day / Ian R. MacLeod -- A place with shade / Robert Reed -- Luminous / Greg Egan -- The promise of God / Michael F. Flynn -- Death in the promised land / Pat Cadigan -- For white hill / Joe Haldeman -- Some like it cold / John Kessel -- The death of Captain Future / Allen Steele -- The Lincoln train / Maureen F. McHugh -- We were out of our minds with joy / David Marusek -- Radio waves / Michael Swanwick -- Wang's carpets / Greg Egan -- Casting at Pegasus / Mary Rosenblum -- Looking for Kelly Dahl / Dan Simmons -- Think like a dinosaur / James Patrick Kelly -- Coming of age in Karhide / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Genesis / Poul Anderson -- Feigenbaum number / Nancy Kress -- Home / Geoff Ryman -- There are no dead / Terry Bisson -- Recording angel / Paul J. McAuley -- Elvis Bearpaw luck / William Sanders -- Mortimer Gray's History of death / Brian Stableford.
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Adult Collection Adult Science Fiction SF YEA 1996 Available 39270001750821

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Collects short stories exploring themes of time and space travel, self-discovery, and science and technology.

A woman's liberation / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Starship day / Ian R. MacLeod -- A place with shade / Robert Reed -- Luminous / Greg Egan -- The promise of God / Michael F. Flynn -- Death in the promised land / Pat Cadigan -- For white hill / Joe Haldeman -- Some like it cold / John Kessel -- The death of Captain Future / Allen Steele -- The Lincoln train / Maureen F. McHugh -- We were out of our minds with joy / David Marusek -- Radio waves / Michael Swanwick -- Wang's carpets / Greg Egan -- Casting at Pegasus / Mary Rosenblum -- Looking for Kelly Dahl / Dan Simmons -- Think like a dinosaur / James Patrick Kelly -- Coming of age in Karhide / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Genesis / Poul Anderson -- Feigenbaum number / Nancy Kress -- Home / Geoff Ryman -- There are no dead / Terry Bisson -- Recording angel / Paul J. McAuley -- Elvis Bearpaw luck / William Sanders -- Mortimer Gray's History of death / Brian Stableford.

c.1 $29.95 6-96

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Library Journal Review

From newcomers to veterans, 22 writers have crafted 24 short stories and novellas recognized for their excellence in themes such as hard science, pulp fiction, and first contact. The writers include Ursula K. LeGuin and Greg Egan, Joe Haldeman, Allen Steele, Poul Anderson, Terry Bisson, Maureen F. McHugh, and Mary Rosenblum. This well-chosen collection of 1995's best sf shorts is highly recommended. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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