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Author: Charles Stross
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2010.
Series: Ace science fiction.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Ace mass-market edView all editions and formats
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In this collection of short stories, novelist Stross moves the U.S.-U.S.S.R. conflict onto a massive disk in another galaxy in "Missile Gap," offers a spam-filter solution to the Fermi paradox in "MAXOS," suggests clever bargains with the devil in a newly frozen Scotland in "Snowball's Chance," and sets the stage for appearances by Carl Sagan and Stephen Jay Gould in "The Colder War."
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Stross
ISBN: 9780441018932 0441018939
OCLC Number: 757852368
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: xv, 318 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Missile gap --
Rogue farm --
A colder war --
MAXOS --
Down on the farm --
Unwirer (with Cory Doctorow) --
Snowball's chance --
Trunk and disorderly --
Palimpsest.
Series Title: Ace science fiction.
Responsibility: Charles Stross.

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In this collection of short stories, novelist Stross moves the U.S.-U.S.S.R. conflict onto a massive disk in another galaxy in "Missile Gap," offers a spam-filter solution to the Fermi paradox in "MAXOS," suggests clever bargains with the devil in a newly frozen Scotland in "Snowball's Chance," and sets the stage for appearances by Carl Sagan and Stephen Jay Gould in "The Colder War."

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