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Metatropolis

Author: John Scalzi; Jay Lake; et al
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Tor edView all editions and formats
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"Scalzi and his contributors/collaborators have created a fascinating shared urban future that each of them evokes with his or her particular strengths....Originally an audio anthology, this stellar collection is a fascinating example of shared world-building, well deserving of a parallel life in print"-Booklist --
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Scalzi; Jay Lake; et al
ISBN: 9780765327109 0765327104
OCLC Number: 471819599
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 286 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: In the forests of the night / by Jay Lake --
Stochasti-City / by Tobias S. Buckell --
The red in the sky is our blood / by Elizabeth Bear --
Utere nihil non extra quiritationem suis / by Jon Scalzi --
To hie from far Cilenia / by Karl Schroeder.
Responsibility: edited by John Scalzi ; original stories by Jay Lake ... [et al.].

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More than an anthology, "METAtropolis" is the brainchild of five of science fiction's hottest writers--Elizabeth Bear, Tobias Buckell, Jay Lake, Karl Schroeder and project editor John Scalzi--who  Read more...

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