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Aliens : recent encounters

Author: Alex Dally MacFarlane
Publisher: [Gathersburg, MD] : Prime Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Under the countless billions of stars in the universe, what forms will alien life take? How will they live? And what will happen when we meet them? From first encounters to life alongside aliens--and stories of the aliens' own lives--here are many futures: violent and peaceful, star-spanning and personal.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Dally MacFarlane
ISBN: 9781607013914 1607013916
OCLC Number: 828416972
Description: 381 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Alex Dally MacFarlane --
Frozen voice / An Owomoyela --
The bookmaking habits of select species / Ken Liu --
Golubash, or Wine-blood-war-elegy / Catherine M. Valente --
The four generations of Chang, E / Zen Cho --
The tetrahedron / Vandana Singh --
The man / Paul McAuley --
Seasons of the Ansarac / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Lambing season / Molly Gloss --
Celadon / Desirina Boskovich --
Carthago delenda est / Genevieve Valentine --
I am the abyss and I am the light / Caitlín R. Kiernan --
The beekeeper / Jamie Barras --
Noumenon / Robert Reed --
The death of terrestrial radio / Elizabeth Bear --
Honey bear / Sofia Samatar --
The forgotten ones / Karin Lowachee --
The godfall's chemsong / Jeremiah Tolbert --
For the ages / Alastair Reynolds --
Sun dogs / Brooke Bolander --
Honorary earthling / Nisi Shawl --
Shallot / Samantha Henderson --
The boy who learned how to shudder / Sonya Taaffe --
Knacksack poems / Eleanor Arnason --
Nullipara / Gitte Christensen --
Muo-Ka's child / Indrapramit Das --
The dismantled invention of fate / Jeffrey Ford --
Jagannath / Karin Tidbeck --
Test of fire / Pervin Saket --
My mother, dancing / Nancy Kress --
Native aliens / Greg van Eekhout --
Covenant / Lavie Tidhar --
A vector alphabet of interstellar travel / Yoon Ha Lee.
Responsibility: [edited by] Alex Dally MacFarlane.

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