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This timely collection of short stories leaves nothing in popular culture unscathed—from meetings with Somali pirates and a theory that Paypal is a criminal enterprise to an eerie reimagining of the 9/11 events and a visitor from Atlantis's search for a burger and fries. Additional stories include faux FAQs originally written for Britain's Science magazine and a seductive fantasy piece for Playboy. Opening with a harrowing, high-speed ride through the Upper South and ending with a desperate quest to find ...

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Overview

This timely collection of short stories leaves nothing in popular culture unscathed—from meetings with Somali pirates and a theory that Paypal is a criminal enterprise to an eerie reimagining of the 9/11 events and a visitor from Atlantis's search for a burger and fries. Additional stories include faux FAQs originally written for Britain's Science magazine and a seductive fantasy piece for Playboy. Opening with a harrowing, high-speed ride through the Upper South and ending with a desperate quest to find Darwin's doomsday machine in New Orleans, readers will delight in these clever stories that present current issues in a fresh new light.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604864052
  • Publisher: PM Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Series: Spectacular Fiction
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Terry Bisson is the host of the popular reading series SF in SF, the editor of the Outspoken Authors pocketbook series, and the recipient of the Hugo and Nebula awards for his work in science fiction. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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  • Posted August 23, 2011

    15 pages!

    Nice story, just too short.

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