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Masterpieces : the best science fiction of the twentieth century

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Ace trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of science fiction tales from the past century includes both classic and contemporary works by Anne McCaffrey, Arthur C. Clarke, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and other masters of the science fiction genre.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orson Scott Card
ISBN: 9780441011339 0441011330
OCLC Number: 458687547
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2001.
Description: x, 422 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The golden age: Call me Joe / Poul Anderson --
"All you zombies" / Robert A. Heinlein --
Tunesmith / Lloyd Biggle, Jr. --
A saucer of loneliness / Theodore Sturgeon --
Robot dreams / Isaac Asimov --
Devolution / Edmond Hamilton --
The nine billion names of God / Arthur C. Clarke --
A work of art / James Blish --
Dark they were, and golden-eyed / Ray Bradbury --
The new wave: "Repent, harlequin!" said the ticktockman / Harlan Ellison --
Eurema's dam / R.A. Lafferty --
Passengers / Robert Silverberg --
The tunnel under the world / Frederik Pohl --
Who can replace a man? / Brian W. Aldiss --
The ones who walk away from Omelas / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Inconstant moon / Larry Niven --
The media generation: Sandkings / George R.R. Martin --
The road not taken / Harry Turtledove --
Dogfight / William Gibson and Michael Swanwick --
Face value / Karen Joy Fowler --
Pots / C.J. Cherryh --
Snow / John Crowley --
Rat / James Patrick Kelly --
Bears discover fire / Terry Bisson --
A clean escape / John Kessel --
Tourists / Lisa Goldstein --
One / George Alec Effinger.
Responsibility: edited by Orson Scott Card.

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An anthology of science fiction tales from the past century includes both classic and contemporary works by Anne McCaffrey, Arthur C. Clarke, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and other masters of the science fiction genre.

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