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The Vorkosigan companion

Author: Lillian Stewart Carl; John Helfers
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen Pub. ; New York : Distributed by Simon & Schuster, ©2008.
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A companion volume to Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan series provides background details and little-known trivia about the saga and its characters, as well as an interview with Bujold on the writing of the series and commentary on the individual novels.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: Lois McMaster Bujold; Lois McMaster Bujold
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Stewart Carl; John Helfers
ISBN: 9781416556039 1416556036
OCLC Number: 225874759
Description: viii, 469 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Putting it together: life, the Vorkosiverse, and everything / Lois McMaster Bujold --
A conversation with Lois McMaster Bujold / Lillian Stewart Carl --
Publishing, writing, and authoring: three different things / Lois McMaster Bujold --
A conversation with Toni Weisskopf / John Helfers --
Romance in the Vorkosiverse / Mary Jo Putney --
Biology in the Vorkosiverse and today / Tora K. Smulders-Srinivasan --
"What's the worst thing I can do to this character?": technology in the Vorkosiverse / Ed Burkhead --
Through darkest adolescence with Lois McMaster Bujold, or thank you, but I already have a life / Lillian Stewart Carl --
Forward to Falling free / James A. McMaster --
Forward to Shards of honor / James Bryant --
More than the sum of his parts: forward to The warrior's apprentice / Douglas Muir --
Forward to Ethan of Athos / Marna Nightingale --
Come for the Bujold, stay for the beer: science fiction writers as occasions of fandom / Marna Nightingale --
A pronunciation guide to the Vorkosigan saga / Suford Lewis --
An old Earther's guide to the Vorkosigan universe / Denise Little --
The Vorkosigan saga novel summaries / John Helfers --
The Vorkosigan saga concordance / Kerrie Hughes, John Helfers, and Ed Burkhead --
Appendix 1: A map of the Vorkosigan universe. Topology of the wormhole nexus / Crystal Carroll and Suford Lewis --
Appendix 2: Timelines of the Vorkosigan saga --
Miles Vorkosigan/Naismith --
Appendix 3: A brief guide to Barrayaran genealogy. Some Barrayaran genealogy / Suford Lewis.
Responsibility: edited by Lillian Stewart Carl & John Helfers.
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Features essays, encyclopedic entries on the characters, and the plots of Vorkosiverse.  Read more...

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