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The final frontier : stories of exploring space, colonizing the universe, and first contact

Author: Neil ClarkeTobias S BuckellKen LuiJack SkillingsteadNancy KressAll authors
Publisher: New York : Night Shade Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The urge to explore and discover is a natural and universal one, and the edge of the unknown is expanded with each passing year as scientific advancements inch us closer and closer to the outer reaches of our solar system and the galaxies beyond them. In this collection of galaxy-spanning adventures of discovery and adventure, science fiction writers give readers increasingly new and alien ways to look out into our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Clarke; Tobias S Buckell; Ken Lui; Jack Skillingstead; Nancy Kress; Michael Swanwick; Seth Dickinson; Elizabeth Bear; Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Gwyneth A Jones; Julie Nováková; Michael Bishop; Sean McMullen; Jay Lake; Carter Scholz; Vandana Singh; Carrie Vaughn; James P Kelly; Genevieve Valentine; An Owomoyela; Greg Egan; Peter Watts
ISBN: 9781597809399 159780939X
OCLC Number: 1029087068
Description: 579 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A jar of goodwill / Tobias S. Buckell --
Mono no aware / Ken Liu --
Rescue mission / Jack Skillingstead --
Shiva in shadow / Nancy Kress --
Slow life / Michael Swanwick --
Three bodies at Mitanni / Seth Dickinson --
The deeps of the sky / Elizabeth Bear --
Diving into the wreck / Kristine Kathryn Rusch --
The voyage out / Gwyneth Jones --
The symphony of ice and dust / Julie Novakova --
Twenty lights to "The land of snow" / Michael Bishop --
The firewall and the door / Sean McMullen --
Permanent fatal errors / Jay Lake --
Gypsy / Carter Scholz --
Sailing the Antarsa / Vandana Singh --
The mind is its own place / Carrie Vaughn --
The wreck of the Godspeed / James Patrick Kelly --
Seeing --
Genevieve Valentine --
Travelling into nothing / An Owomoyela --
Glory / Greg Egan --
The island / Peter Watts.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Clarke.

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The vast and mysterious universe is explored in this reprint anthology from award-winning editor and anthologist Neil Clarke (Clarkesworld magazine, The Best Science Fiction of the Year).  Read more...

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