Tales of Old Earth
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Tales of Old Earth

by Michael Swanwick
     
 

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From pure fantasy to hard science fiction, this finely crafted offering by one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation promises to stretch readers' minds far beyond ordinary limits. Nineteen tales from Michael Swanwick's best short fiction of the past decade are gathered here for the first time, including the 1999 Hugo Award-nominated

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From pure fantasy to hard science fiction, this finely crafted offering by one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation promises to stretch readers' minds far beyond ordinary limits. Nineteen tales from Michael Swanwick's best short fiction of the past decade are gathered here for the first time, including the 1999 Hugo Award-nominated "Radiant Doors" and "Wild Minds" and this year's winning story, "The Very Pulse of the Machine." The collection also features "The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-O," written especially for this volume.

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"A stunning collection from one of science fiction's very best writers. Pay in blood, if necessary, but don't miss these stories."
—Nancy Kress

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583940563
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
441,084
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.86(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Swanwick has received the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards for his work. His books include In the Drift, Vacuum Flowers, Griffin's Egg, Stations of the Tide, The Iron Dragon's Wife, Gravity's Angels, and A Geography of Unknown Islands. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Marianne Porter, and their son, Sean.

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