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Fast ships, black sails

Author: Naomi Novik; Ann VanderMeer; Jeff VanderMeer
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Night Shade ; London : Diamond [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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An anthology of original stories featuring a science fiction and fantasy romp through pirate-infested seas. The settings of these stories vary from the traditional 17th century Caribbean glory years of piracy to the frozen seas off colonial Boston to unnamed far future oceans to deep space itself.
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories, English
Action and adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Short stories
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Novik; Ann VanderMeer; Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 9781597800945 1597800945
OCLC Number: 226356167
Description: 241 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A fascination with pirates / Ann & Jeff VanderMeer --
Boojum / Elizabeth Bear & Sarah Monette --
Castor on troubled waters / Rhys Hughes --
I begyn as I mean to go on / Kage Baker --
Avast, abaft! / Howard Waldrop --
Elegy to Gabrielle, patron saint of healers, whores, and righteous thieves / Kelly Barnhill --
Skillet and saber / Justin Howe --
Nymph's child / Carrie Vaughn --
68* 07' 15" N, 31* 36' 44" W / Conrad Williams --
Ironface / Michael Moorcock --
Pirate solutions / Katherine Sparrow --
We sleep on a thousand waves beneath the stars / Brendan Connell --
Voyage of the iguana / Steve Aylett --
Pirates of the Suara Sea / David Freer & Eric Flint --
Cold day in hell / Paul Battieger --
Adventures of Captain Black Heart Wentworth / Rachel Swirsky --
Araminta, or, the wreck of the Amphidrake / Naomi Novik --
Whale below / Jayme Lynn Blaschke --
Beyond the sea gate of the scholar --
Pirates of Sarskoe / Garth Nix.
Responsibility: by Naomi Novik [and others] ; edited by Anne and Jeff VanderMeer.

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Do you love the sound of a peg leg stomping across a quarterdeck? Or maybe you prefer a parrot on your arm, a strong wind at your back? This title presents a volume of original stories.  Read more...

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by lagbolt (WorldCat user on 2008-09-27)

An anthology of original pirate stories from Night Shade Books. Edited by Jeff and Ann VanderMeer (interviewed on GeekDad back in March), the anthology is due in stores the first week of December [2008] and features fiction by a range of well-known authors including Garth Nix, Kage Baker, Naomi Novik, Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, Howard Waldrop, Conrad Williams, Michael Moorcock, Steve Aylett, Eric Flint, Rachel Swirsky and Dave Freer. (From http://blog.wired.com/geekdad/2008/09/fast-ships-blac.html by Brad Moon which includes a teaser video and a free download of Boojum, by Elizabeth Bear & Sarah Monette.)

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