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Surfing the gnarl : plus "The men in the back room at the country club" and "Rapture in space" and "Load on the miracles and keep a straight face" outspoken interview

Author: Rudy v B Rucker
Publisher: Oakland, CA : PM Press, ©2012.
Series: PM Press outspoken authors series, no. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining both the fiction and nonfiction of one of the most unique contemporary science fiction writers, this collection offers a rare look into Rudy Rucker's mind as an author and mathematician. Featuring an in-depth interview with Rucker about his ideas, politics, and how his career as a mathematician and scientist overlap with that of a bestselling author, this exclusive compilation is a must-have for any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Novellas
Science fiction
Short stories
Named Person: Rudy v B Rucker; Rudy v B Rucker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudy v B Rucker
ISBN: 9781604863093 1604863099
OCLC Number: 784007659
Description: 120 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: The men in the back room at the country club --
Surfing the gnarl --
Rapture in space --
Load on the miracles and keep a straight face, outspoken interview with Rudy Rucker [interviewed by Terry Bisson].
Series Title: PM Press outspoken authors series, no. 7.
Other Titles: Men in the back room at the country club.
Rapture in space.
Load on the miracles and keep a straight face.
Responsibility: Rudy Rucker.

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Combining both the fiction and nonfiction of one of the most unique contemporary science fiction writers, this collection offers a rare look into Rudy Rucker's mind as an author and mathematician. Featuring an in-depth interview with Rucker about his ideas, politics, and how his career as a mathematician and scientist overlap with that of a bestselling author, this exclusive compilation is a must-have for any science fiction enthusiast. Infiltrating fundamentalist Virginia to witness the clash between religious fanatics and drug-addled and sex crazed youth, this collection is a one-of-a-kind examination of reality according to Rudy Rucker.

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