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Darwin's bastards : astounding tales from tomorrow

Author: Zsuzsi Gartner
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These 23 stories take us on a twisted fun ride into some future times and parallel universes where characters as diverse as a one-legged International Actuarial Forensics specialist, a pharmaceutical guinea pig, and a far-sighted fetus engage in their own games of the survival of the fittest.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zsuzsi Gartner
ISBN: 9781553654926 1553654927
OCLC Number: 436620011
Description: 453 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Survivors: This is not the end my friend / Adam Lewis Schroeder --
The Aurochs / Lee Henderson --
Survivor / Douglas Coupland --
The personasts: my journeys through soft evenings and famous secrets / Stephen Marche --
We ate the children last / Yann Martel --
Sunshine City / Timothy Taylor. Lovers: The December astronauts (or moon-base horse code) / Mark Anthony Jarman --
Love in the pneumatic tube era / Jessica Grant --
I found your VOX / Elyse Friedman --
Remote control / Annabel Lyon --
Notes from the womb / Anosh Irani. Outliers: Dougal discarnate / William Gibson --
Large garbage / Buffy Cram --
This morning all night / Paul Carlucci --
There is no time in Waterloo / Sheila Heti --
The dreamlife of toasters / Heather O'Neill --
Crush / Oliver Kellhammer. Warriors: Fire from heaven: a dystopian suite / Laura Trunkey --
Twilight of the gods / David Whitton --
1999 / Pasha Malla --
Atheists were almost right about everything / Neil Smith --
Gladiator / Jay Brown --
The divinity gene / Matthew J. Trafford.
Responsibility: selected & edited by Zsuzsi Gartner.
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These 23 stories take us on a twisted fun ride into some future times and parallel universes where characters as diverse as a one-legged International Actuarial Forensics specialist, a pharmaceutical guinea pig, and a far-sighted fetus engage in their own games of the survival of the fittest.

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