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Masterpieces : the best science fiction of the century

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of science fiction tales from the past century includes both classic and contemporary works by Anne McCaffrey, Arthur C. Clarke, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and other masters of the science fiction genre.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card
ISBN: 044100864X 9780441008643
OCLC Number: 47243968
Description: x, 422 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The golden age: Call me Joe / Poul Anderson --
"All you zombies" / Robert A. Heinlein --
Tunesmith / Lloyd Biggle, Jr. --
A saucer of loneliness / Theodore Sturgeon --
Robot dreams / Isaac Asimov --
Devolution / Edmond Hamilton --
The nine billion names of God / Arthur C. Clarke --
A work of art / James Blish --
Dark they were, and golden-eyed / Ray Bradbury --
The new wave: "Repent, harlequin!" said the ticktockman / Harlan Ellison --
Eurema's dam / R.A. Lafferty --
Passengers / Robert Silverberg --
The tunnel under the world / Frederik Pohl --
Who can replace a man? / Brian W. Aldiss --
The ones who walk away from Omelas / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Inconstant moon / Larry Niven --
The media generation: Sandkings / George R.R. Martin --
The road not taken / Harry Turtledove --
Dogfight / William Gibson and Michael Swanwick --
Face value / Karen Joy Fowler --
Pots / C.J. Cherryh --
Rat / James Patrick Kelly --
Bears discover fire / Terry Bisson --
A clean escape / John Kessel --
Tourists / Lisa Goldstein --
One / George Alec Effinger.
Responsibility: edited by Orson Scott Card.

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An anthology of science fiction tales from the past century includes both classic and contemporary works by Anne McCaffrey, Arthur C. Clarke, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and other masters of the science fiction genre.

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