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Where late the sweet birds sang

Author: Kate Wilhelm
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of an isolated post-holocaust community in the Appalachians determined to preserve itself through a perilous experiment in cloning. Sweeping, dramatic, rich with humanity, and rigorous in its science, Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is widely regarded as a high point of both humanistic and hard science fiction. It won both the Hugo Award and Locus Award on its first publication and is as compelling today  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilhelm, Kate.
Where late the sweet birds sang.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1976
(OCoLC)643749506
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Wilhelm
ISBN: 0060146540 9780060146542 0671435329 9780671435325
OCLC Number: 1529187
Awards: Hugo Award, Best Novel, 1977.
Locus Award, Novel, 1977.
Description: 251 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kate Wilhelm.

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The story of an isolated post-holocaust community in the Appalachians determined to preserve itself through a perilous experiment in cloning. Sweeping, dramatic, rich with humanity, and rigorous in its science, Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is widely regarded as a high point of both humanistic and hard science fiction. It won both the Hugo Award and Locus Award on its first publication and is as compelling today as it was then.

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