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The year's best science fiction. Sixth annual collection

Author: Gardner R Dozois; Armand Cabrera; Science Fiction Book Club,
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [Place of publication not identified] : [Science Fiction Book Club] [1989] ©1989
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gardner R Dozois; Armand Cabrera; Science Fiction Book Club,
OCLC Number: 949736438
Notes: Anthology of science fiction short stories originally published in 1988.
"Jacket drawing by Armand Cabrera."--Bookjacket.
Printer statement taken from Internet Speculative Fiction Data Base.
Description: xxv, 612 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : summation: 1988 --
Surfacing / Walter Jon Williams --
Home front / James Patrick Kelly --
The man who loved the vampire lady / Brian Stableford --
Peaches for mad Molly / Steven Gould --
The last article / Harry Turtledove --
Stable strategies for middle management / Eileen Gunn --
In memoriam / Nancy Kress --
Kirinyaga / Mike Resnick --
The girl who loved animals / Bruce McAllister --
The last of the Winnebagoes / Connie Willis --
Love in vain / Lewis Shiner --
The hob / Judith Moffett --
Our neural Chernobyl / Bruce Sterling --
House of bones / Robert Silverberg --
Schrödinger's kitten / George Alex Effinger --
Do ya, do ya, wanna dance? / Howard Waldrop --
The growth of the House of Usher / Brian Stableford --
Glacier / Kim Stanley Robinson --
Sanctuary / James Lawson --
The dragon line / Michael Swanwick --
Mrs. Shummel exits a winner / John Kessel --
Emissary / Stephen Kraus --
It was the heat / Pat Cadigan --
Skin deep / Kristine Kathryn Rusch --
Dying in Hull / D. Alexander Smith --
Distances / Kathe Koja --
Famous monsters / Kim Newman --
The scalehunter's beautiful daughter / Lucius Shepard --
Honorable mentions.
Responsibility: edited by Gardner Dozois.
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"Schrodinger’s Kitten" by George Alec Effinger - Jehan is a Muslim girl who has visions of her alternate futures from an alley where she is raped. Some alternate versions of her do not reach for her father's dagger when the boy approaches her and she is raped and disowned by her family. Other...
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