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Wastelands : stories of the Apocalypse

Author: John Joseph Adams
Publisher: San Francisco : Night Shade Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of short stories from such authors as Stephen King, Orson Scott Card, John Langan, and Octavia E. Butler that focus on the end of the world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Joseph Adams
ISBN: 9781597801058 1597801054
OCLC Number: 853882324
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Collection of short stories by 21 American authors and one Australian author (David Grigg).
Description: 333 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: End of the whole mess / Stephen King --
Salvage / Orson Scott Card --
People of sand and slag / Paolo Bacigalupi --
Bread and bombs / M. Rickert --
How we got in town and out again / Jonathan Lethem --
Dark, dark were the tunnels / George R.R. Martin --
Waiting for the Zephyr / Tobias S. Buckell --
Never despair / Jack McDevitt --
When Sysadmins ruled the Earth / Cory Doctorow --
Last of the O-forms / James Van Pelt --
Still life with Apocalypse / Richard Kadrey --
Artie's angels / Catherine Wells --
Judgment passed / Jerry Oltion --
Mute / Gene Wolfe --
Inertia / Nancy Kress --
And the deep blue sea / Elizabeth Bear --
Speech sounds / Octavia E. Butler --
Killers / Carol Emshwiller --
Ginny Sweethips' flying circus / Neal Barrett, Jr. --
End of the word as we know it / Dale Bailey --
Song before sunset / David Grigg --
Episode seven : Last stand against the pack in the kingdom of the purple flowers / John Langan.
Responsibility: edited by John Joseph Adams.

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Presents a collection of short stories from such authors as Stephen King, Orson Scott Card, John Langan, and Octavia E. Butler that focus on the end of the world.

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