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Unique perspectives on technology, space, and aliens, and how they might affect humanity are explored in this compelling collection of short science fiction. In the title story, a near-future is examined in which an eight-year-old at the time of the loss of the Apollo 8 grows into a wealthy pioneer that devotes his life to recovering the capsule and its crew. In “The Strangeness of the Day” a shy, successful lawyer is hired by a near immortal to battle a witch to save his love, while suicide bombings are taken to a new, horrifying level, with the bombers chosen at birth in “Craters.” A large pile of bones that do not seem to be human or animal is discovered at a renovation of a resort in “The End of the World,” while an alternate history of the death and dark secrets of J. Edgar Hoover are imagined in “G-Men.” Rounding off this fascinating compilation is a novella in which salvaging a 5,000-year-old spaceship is neither easy nor without dangers. This stunning compendium brings some of the most prestigious work from a prolific and visionary author into a single, essential volume.

About the Author

Kristine Kathryn Rusch is an award-winning mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy writer who has written or collaborated on more than 60 novels, including Afterimage, The Black Queen, The Disappeared, Fantasy Life, The Fey: The SacrificeNo Good Deed, Star Wars: The New Rebellion, and X-Men. She has won the Asimovs Readers Choice, Ellery Queen Readers Choice, the Homer Award, the Hugo, and the Science Fiction Age Readers Choice. She lives in Lincoln City, Oregon.

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ISBN:
9781930846623
Author:
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
Publisher:
Golden Gryphon Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction - Short Stories
Subject:
Fantasy - Short Stories
Subject:
Science fiction, american
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Short Stories
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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