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Year's Best SF 2

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Year's Best SF 2

by David G. Hartwell

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1568654383
ISBN 13
9781568654386
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First hardcover edition. Prior owner's name on first blank page, otherwise very good. Dust jacket has light edge wear, now in new removable protective cover. Black boards with gold print on the spine; spine has light bump at top. Pages are clean and unmarked. Harper Prism / Science Fiction Book Club hard cover with dust jacket, Sept. 1997, ISBN: 9781568654386, 315 pages, cover art by Bob Eggleton. 8vo (5.75" x 8.5") This is the only hard cover edition; book club reprint of mass paperback original. Third place, 1998 Locus Award. Contents: Introduction, by David G. Hartwell. Stories: After a Lean Winter, by Dave Wolverton (nominated, 1997 Nebula Award); In the Upper Room, by Terry Bisson; Thinkertoy, by John Brunner; Zoomers, by Gregory Benford; Out of the Mouths, by Sheila Finch; Breakaway, Backdown; by James Patrick Kelly (nominated, 1996 HOMer Award); Tobacco Words; by Yves Meynard; Invasion, by Joanna Russ; The House of Mourning, by Brian Stableford (nominated, 1996 Stoker Award); Life Edit, by Damon Knight; First Tuesday, by Robert Reed; The Spear of the Sun, by David Langford; Counting Cats in Zanzibar, by Gene Wolfe (2nd place, 1997 Locus Award); Bicycle Repairman, by Bruce Sterling (winner, 1997 Hugo Award); Red Sonja and Lessingham in Dreamland, by Gwyneth Jones; Doblin's Lecture, by Allen Steele; The Bride of Elvis, by Kathleen Ann Goonan; Forget Luck, by Kate Wilhelm (5th place, 1997 Locus Award); Nonstop to Portales, by Connie Willis (winner, 1998 Premio Ignotus); Columbiad, by Stephen Baxter (13th place, 1997 Locus Award).

Synopsis

Building on the unprecedented success of last season's Year's Best, award-winning editor David G. Hartwell has once again scoured the magazines and anthologies to bring together the very best of today's edgy, audacious, and innovative SF. Here are machines that dream and stars that sing; tales from notable pros and heretofore unknowns;wondrously diverse stories that share the sense of wonder that is the mark of great science fiction. " Includes stories by: Gregory Benford, Terry Bisson, James Patrick Kelly, Damon Knight, Joanna Russ, Bruce Sterling, Connie Willis, and many others!

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Seller Inventory #
061118019781568654386cgb
Title
Year's Best SF 2
Author
David G. Hartwell
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
first hard cover
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1568654383
ISBN 13
9781568654386
Publisher
HarperPrism
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1997-07-05
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction / Fantasy;

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