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Miracle and Other Christmas Storiesby Connie Willis
Synopses & Reviews
The winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, Connie Willis capture the timeless essence of generosity and goodwill in this magical collection if Christmas stories.These eight tales-two of which have never before been published-boldly reimagine the stories of Christmas while celebrating the power of love and compassion.This enchanting treasury includes:
"Miracle," in which a young woman's carefully devised plans to find romance go awry when her guardian angel shows her the true meaning of love
"In Coppelius's Toyshop," where a jaded narcissist finds himself trapped in a crowded toy store at Christmastime
"Epiphany," in which three modern-day wisemen embark on a quest unlike any they've ever experienced
"Inn," where a choir singer gives shelter to a homeless man and his pregnant wife-only to learn later that there's much more to the couple than meets the eye
Six Christmas stories from the pages of Isaac Asimov's sci-fi magazine, along with two original tales, are presented here in a special holiday gift book that includes "Adaptation," "In Coppelius's Toyshop," and "Epiphany." By the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of To Say Nothing of the Dog. Reprint.
Connie Willis has won six Nebula Awards (more than any other science fiction writer), six Hugo Awards, and for her first novel, Lincoln's Dreams, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Her novel Doomsday Book won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards, and her first short-story collection, Fire Watch, was a New York Times Notable Book. Her other works include To Say Nothing of the Dog, Bellwether, Impossible Things, Remake, and Uncharted Territory. Ms. Willis lives in Greeley, Colorado, with her family and is hard at work on her next novel, Working Cape Race.
From the Hardcover edition.
Table of Contents
Miracle — Inn — In Coppelius's toyshop — The pony — Adaptation — Cat's paw — Newsletter — Epiphany — A final word — Twelve terrific things to read at Christmas — And twelve to watch.
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