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Is that what people do? : short stories

Author: Robert Sheckley
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of the works of Robert Sheckley, an author who is skilled at combining science fiction with elements of the absurd, some very human foibles, and a devastating, always-on-the-mark humor.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheckley, Robert, 1928-2005.
Is that what people do?
New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©1984
(OCoLC)648577244
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sheckley
ISBN: 0030637074 9780030637070
OCLC Number: 9830431
Description: 402 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The eye of reality --
The language of love --
The accountant --
A wind is rising --
The robot who looked like me --
The Mmemone --
Warm --
The native problem --
Fishing season --
Shape --
Beside still waters --
Silversmith wishes --
Meanwhile, back at the bromide --
Fool's mate --
Pilgrimage to Earth --
All the things you are --
The stores of the world --
Seventh victim --
Cordle to onion to carrot --
Is that what people do? --
The prize of peril --
Fear in the night --
Can you feel anything when I do this? --
The battle --
The monsters --
The petrified world --
Five minutes early --
Miss Mouse and the fourth dimension --
The skag castle --
The helping hand --
The land days of (parallel?) Earth --
The future lost --
Wild Talents, Inc. --
The swamp --
The future of sex: speculative journalism --
The life of anybody --
Good-bye forever to Mr. Pain --
The Shaggy Average American Man story --
Shootout in the toy shop --
How pro writers really write--
or try to.
Responsibility: by Robert Sheckley.

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A collection of the works of Robert Sheckley, an author who is skilled at combining science fiction with elements of the absurd, some very human foibles, and a devastating, always-on-the-mark humor.

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