9781597802819

Alien Contact

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  • ISBN13:

    9781597802819

  • ISBN10:

    1597802816

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-11-01
  • Publisher: Nightshade Book

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Summary

Are we alone? From War of the Worlds to Invasion of the Body Snatchers, ET to Close Encounters, creators of science fiction have always eagerly speculated on just how the story of alien contact would play out. Editor Marty Halpern has gathered together some of the best stories of the last 30 years, by today''s most exciting genre writers, weaving a tapestry that covers a broad range of scenarios: from the insidious, to the violent, to the transcendent.

Author Biography

Editor Marty Halpern has gathered together some of the best stories of the last 30 years, by today's most exciting genre writers, weaving a tapestry that covers a broad range of scenarios: from the insidious, to the violent, to the transcendent.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Beginnings...p. 1
The Thought Warp. 7
How to Talk to Girls at Partiesp. 15
Face Valuep. 29
The Road Not Takenp. 43
The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everythingp. 69
I Am the Doorwayp. 85
Recycling Strategies for the Inner Cityp. 99
The 43 Antarean Dynastiesp. 109
The Gold Bugp. 125
Kinp. 157
Guerrilla Mural of a Siren's Songp. 169
Angelp. 181
The First Contact with the Gorgonidsp. 197
Sunday Night Yams at Minnie and Earl'sp. 205
A Midwinter's Talep. 257
Texture of Other Waysp. 273
To Go Boldlyp. 291
If Nudity Offends Youp. 311
Laws of Survivalp. 323
What You Are About to Seep. 359
Amanda and the Alienp. 375
Exo-Skeleton Townp. 393
Lambing Seasonp. 415
Swarmp. 429
Maxo Signalsp. 453
Last Contactp. 457
About the Contributorsp. 473
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