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Futureshocks

Author: Lou Anders
Publisher: New York : ROC, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this stunning collection of short fiction, 16 of today's masters of speculative fiction reveal the terrors, triumphs, and seeming impossibilities awaiting humanity in the years to come. Featuring never-before-published stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Paul Di Filippo, Alan Dean Foster, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Louise Marley, Sean McMullen, John Meaney, Paul Melko, Robert A. Metzger, Chris Roberson, Adam Roberts, Mike  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Futureshocks.
New York : ROC, ©2006
(OCoLC)657305643
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lou Anders
ISBN: 0451460650 9780451460653
OCLC Number: 61687714
Description: 307 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The business of lying / Lou Anders --
Shuteye for the timebroker / Paul Di Filippo --
Looking through mother's eyes / John Meaney --
The man who knew too much / Alan Dean Foster --
The engines of Arcadia / Sean McMullen --
The pearl diver / Caitlín R. Kiernan --
Before the beginning / Mike Resnick & Harry Turtledove --
Man, you gotta go / Adam Roberts --
Homosexuals damned, film at eleven / Alex Irvine --
Contagion / Chris Roberson --
Absalom's mother / Louise Marley --
Job qualifications / Kevin J. Anderson --
The Teosinte War / Paul Melko --
Slip / Robert A. Metzger --
All's well at world's end / Howard V. Hendrix --
Flashes / Robert J. Sawyer --
The Cartesian theater / Robert Charles Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by Lou Anders.
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In this stunning collection of short fiction, 16 of today's masters of speculative fiction reveal the terrors, triumphs, and seeming impossibilities awaiting humanity in the years to come. Featuring never-before-published stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Paul Di Filippo, Alan Dean Foster, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Louise Marley, Sean McMullen, John Meaney, Paul Melko, Robert A. Metzger, Chris Roberson, Adam Roberts, Mike Resnick & Harry Turtledove, Robert J. Sawyer, and Robert Charles Wilson.

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Supposedly Shocking Stories

by will (WorldCat user published 2007-03-19) Very Good Permalink
According to the happily brief editor's introduction, this is a collection of “science-fiction stories that envision the dangers lying in wait for us on the road ahead, or lurking just around the corner of history. Each of the writers has been asked to provide an examination of new fears arising out...
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