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Modern classics of science fiction

Author: Gardner R Dozois
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The stories in this volume are truly modern, with tales from the last thirty years that all achieve the timeless quality that marks the finest literature"... "Science fiction can carry readers across the galaxies on spectacular voyages of discovery. It can also find unimagined marvels where no one thought to look - next door, or down the street" -- notes.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, American
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gardner R Dozois
OCLC Number: 27900340
Description: vii, 672 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The country of the kind / Damon Knight --
Aristotle and the gun / L. Sprague de Camp --
The other Celia / Theodore Sturgeon --
Casey agonistes / Richard McKenna --
Mother Hitton's littul kittons / Coardwainer Smith --
The moon moth / Jack Vance --
The golden horn / Edgar Pangborn --
The lady Margaret / Keith Roberts --
This moment of the storm / Roger Zelazny --
Narrow valley / R.A. Lafferty --
Driftglass / Samuel R. Delaney --
The worm that flies / Brian W. Aldiss --
The fifth head of Cerberus / Gene Wolfe --
Nobody's home / Joanna Russ --
Her smoke rose up forever / James Tiptree, Jr. --
The barrow / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Particle theory / Edward Bryant --
The ugly chickens / Howard Waldrop --
Going under / Jack Dann --
Salvador / Lucius Shepard --
Pretty boy crossover / Pat Cadigan --
The pure product / John Kessel --
The winter market / William Gibson --
Chance / Connie Willis --
The edge of the world / Michael Swanwick --
Dori Bangs / Bruce Sterling.
Responsibility: edited by Gardner Dozois.

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"The stories in this volume are truly modern, with tales from the last thirty years that all achieve the timeless quality that marks the finest literature"... "Science fiction can carry readers across the galaxies on spectacular voyages of discovery. It can also find unimagined marvels where no one thought to look - next door, or down the street" -- notes.

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