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9780393035469

The Norton Book of Science Fiction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393035469

  • ISBN10:

    0393035468

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-10-01
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
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Summary

In the tradition of other groundbreaking Norton Collections, Ursula K. Le Guin and Brian Attebery's Norton Book of Science Fiction provides the first truly comprehensive and coherent look at the best of contemporary science fiction.

Table of Contents

Special Thanksp. 13
Introductionp. 15
The Handlerp. 45
Alpha Ralpha Boulevardp. 49
Tandy's Storyp. 74
2064, or Thereaboutsp. 93
Balanced Ecologyp. 98
The House the Blakeneys Builtp. 115
Over the River and Through the Woodsp. 125
How Beautiful with Bannersp. 133
Nine Hundred Grandmothersp. 142
When I Was Miss Dowp. 151
Comes Now the Powerp. 161
Day Millionp. 166
The Winter Fliesp. 171
High Weirp. 183
Kyriep. 201
For the Sake of Gracep. 211
As Simple As Thatp. 231
Good News from the Vaticanp. 242
Gather Blue Rosesp. 250
The Women Men Don't Seep. 255
Feather Tigersp. 280
The Mountains of Sunset, the Mountains of Dawnp. 287
The Private War of Private Jacobp. 300
The Warlord of Saturn's Moonsp. 305
Making It All the Way into the Future on Gaxton Falls of the Red Planetp. 313
The New Atlantisp. 317
A Few Things I Know About Whileawayp. 337
Strange Winep. 350
Lollipop and the Tar Babyp. 357
Night-Risep. 376
Frozen Journeyp. 386
Precessionp. 402
Elbow Roomp. 412
Tauf Alephp. 427
Exposuresp. 445
The Gernsback Continuump. 457
The Start of the End of the Worldp. 466
Schrodinger's Plaguep. 477
"... the World, as we Know 't"p. 485
The Byrdsp. 501
Speech Soundsp. 513
Distant Signalsp. 525
The Lucky Strikep. 538
The Life of Anybodyp. 569
Interlocking Piecesp. 571
The War at Homep. 577
The Lake Was Full of Artificial Thingsp. 580
Snowp. 591
After the Days of Dead-Eye 'Deep. 605
The Bob Dylan Tambourine Software and Satori Support Services Consortium, Ltd.p. 616
His Vegetable Wifep. 628
The Brains of Ratsp. 633
Out of All Them Bright Starsp. 647
Ratp. 654
Americap. 665
Schwarzschild Radiusp. 689
Stable Strategies for Middle Managementp. 705
Kirinyagap. 716
A Midwinter's Talep. 733
(Learning About) Machine Sexp. 746
We See Things Differentlyp. 762
Half-Lifep. 780
Homelandingp. 794
And the Angels Singp. 797
Aunt Parnetta's Electric Blistersp. 814
Midnight Newsp. 819
Invadersp. 830
Notes on the Authorsp. 851
Acknowledgmentsp. 863
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