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The science fiction hall of fame. Volume one : 1929-1964

Author: Robert SilverbergStanley Grauman WeinbaumJohn W Campbell, Jr.Lester Del ReyRobert A HeinleinAll authors
Publisher: New York : Orb, [2003], ©1970.
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The book you now hold contains twenty-six of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. Robert Heinlein in "The Roads Must Roll" describes an industrial civilization of the future caught up in the deadly flaws of its own complexity. "Country of the Kind," by Damon Knight, is a frightening portrayal of biological mutation. "Nightfall," by Isaac Asimov, one of the greatest stories in the science fiction field,  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Silverberg; Stanley Grauman Weinbaum; John W Campbell, Jr.; Lester Del Rey; Robert A Heinlein; Theodore Sturgeon; Isaac Asimov; Lewis Padgett; Clifford D Simak; Fredric Brown; Murray Leinster; Judith Merril; Cordwainer Smith; Ray Bradbury; C M Kornbluth; A E Van Vogt; Richard Matheson; Fritz Leiber; Anthony Boucher; James Blish; Arthur C Clarke; Jerome Bixby; Tom Godwin; Alfred Bester; Damon Knight; Daniel Keyes; Roger Zelazny; Science Fiction Writers of America.
ISBN: 0765305372 9780765305374
OCLC Number: 137281194
Notes: "The greatest science fiction stories of all time chosen by the members of the Science Fiction Writers of America."
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Description: xiv, 560 ; 21 cm.
Contents: Martian odyssey --
Twilight --
Helen O'Loy --
Roads must roll --
Microcosmic god --
Nightfall --
Weapon shop --
Mimsy were the borogoves --
Huddling place --
Arena --
First contact --
That only a mother --
Scanners live in vain --
Mars is heaven! --
Little black bag --
Born of man and woman --
Coming attraction --
Quest for Saint Aquin --
Surface tension --
Nine billion names of god --
It's a good life --
Cold equations --
Fondly fahrenheit --
Country of the kind --
Flowers for Algernon --
Rose for Ecclesiastes.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Silverberg.
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The book you now hold contains twenty-six of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. Robert Heinlein in "The Roads Must Roll" describes an industrial civilization of the future caught up in the deadly flaws of its own complexity. "Country of the Kind," by Damon Knight, is a frightening portrayal of biological mutation. "Nightfall," by Isaac Asimov, one of the greatest stories in the science fiction field, imagines a planet where the sun sets only once every millennium and is a chilling study in mass psychology.

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