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Paolo Bacigalupi's debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolo's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience. Paolo's fiction has been collected in various best of the year anthologies, has been nominated for the Nebula and Hugo awards, and has won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best SF short story of the year.

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The eleven stories in Pump Six chart the evolution of Paolo Bacigalupi's work, including the Hugo nominated ?Yellow Card Man, ? and the Sturgeon Award-winning story ?The Calorie Man, ? both set in the world of his novel The Windup Girl.This collection also demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Bacigalupi's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience.

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ISBN:
9781441892201
Author:
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Publisher:
Brilliance Corporation
Read by:
Stevens, Jonathan Davis James Chen
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Paolo Bacigalupi's debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolo's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience. Paolo's fiction has been collected in various best of the year anthologies, has been nominated for the Nebula and Hugo awards, and has won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best SF short story of the year.
"Synopsis" by , The eleven stories in Pump Six chart the evolution of Paolo Bacigalupi's work, including the Hugo nominated ?Yellow Card Man, ? and the Sturgeon Award-winning story ?The Calorie Man, ? both set in the world of his novel The Windup Girl.This collection also demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Bacigalupi's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience.
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