9780441008643

Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780441008643

  • ISBN10:

    044100864X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-11-01
  • Publisher: Ace Hardcover

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(6)
The Golden Age
Call Me Joe
7(29)
Poul Anderson
``All You Zombies-''
36(11)
Robert A. Heinlein
Tunesmeith
47(33)
Lloyd Biggle, Jr.
A Saucer of Loneliness
80(11)
Theodore Sturgeon
Robot Dreams
91(6)
Isaac Asimov
Devolution
97(13)
Edmond Hamilton
The Nine Billion Names of God
110(6)
Arthur C. Clarke
A Work of Art
116(14)
James Blish
Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed
130(15)
Ray Bradbury
The New Wave
``Repent, Harlequin!'' Said the Ticktockman
145(11)
Harlan Ellison
Eurema's Dam
156(10)
R. A. Lafferty
Passengers
166(11)
Robert Silverberg
The Tunnel under the World
177(26)
Frederik Pohl
Who Can Replace a Man?
203(9)
Brian W. Aldiss
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
212(6)
Ursula K. Le Guin
Inconstant Moon
218(25)
Larry Niven
The Media Generation
Sandkings
243(33)
George R. R. Martin
The Road Not Taken
276(21)
Harry Turtledove
Dogfight
297(19)
William Gibson
Michael Swanwick
Face Value
316(11)
Karen Joy Flower
Pots
327(24)
C. J. Cherryh
Snow
351(13)
John Crowley
Rat
364(11)
James Patrick Kelly
The Discover Fire
375(9)
Terry Bisson
A Clean Escape
384(12)
John Kessel
Tourists
396(12)
Lisa Goldstein
One
408
George Alec Effinger

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