Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Orson Scott Card
     
 

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ISBN-10: 044100864X

ISBN-13: 2900441008642

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

An overview of the best science fiction short stories of the 20th century as selected and evaluated by critically-acclaimed author Orson Scott Card.

Featuring stories from the genre's greatest authors:

Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl, Harlan Ellison, George Alec Effinger, Brian W.

Overview

An overview of the best science fiction short stories of the 20th century as selected and evaluated by critically-acclaimed author Orson Scott Card.

Featuring stories from the genre's greatest authors:

Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl, Harlan Ellison, George Alec Effinger, Brian W. Aldiss, William Gibson & Michael Swanwick, Theodore Sturgeon, Larry Niven, Robert Silverberg, Harry Turtledove, James Blish, George R. R. Martin, James Patrick Kelly, Karen Joy Fowler, Lloyd Biggle, Jr., Terry Bisson, Poul Anderson, John Kessel, R.A. Lafferty, C.J. Cherryh, Lisa Goldstein, and Edmond Hamilton

Author Biography: Orson Scott Card is a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900441008642
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
OP
Pages:
432

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
The Golden Age
Call Me Joe7
"All You Zombies--"36
Tunesmith47
A Saucer of Loneliness80
Robot Dreams91
Devolution97
The Nine Billion Names of God110
A Work of Art116
Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed130
The New Wave
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman145
Eurema's Dam156
Passengers166
The Tunnel under the World177
Who Can Replace a Man?203
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas212
Inconstant Moon218
The Media Generation
Sandkings243
The Road Not Taken276
Dogfight297
Face Value316
Pots327
Snow351
Rat364
Bears Discover Fire375
A Clean Escape384
Tourists396
One408

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