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Human for a Day


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ISBN13: 9780756407001
ISBN10: 0756407001
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Here's an anthology that examines what it means to be human in all its positive and negative aspects. If you were an intelligent robot, would the opportunity to become human for a day be worth the risks? If a magic spell switched the bodies of a vampire and a teenage girl, would both savor the experience or search for a way to undo the enchantment? What tests would an angel face if transformed into a mortal for a day? These are just a few of the inventive stories-some humorous, some sad, many thought-provoking, and all unique-to be found in Human for a Day.

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Martin H. Greenberg�was honored in 1995 by the Mystery Writers of America with the Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing. He is also the recipient of two Anthony awards. Mystery Scene magazine called him "the best mystery anthologist since Ellery Queen." He has compiled more than 1,000 anthologies and�is the president of TEKNO books.�He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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mulliner, December 24, 2011 (view all comments by mulliner)
The short stories all feature some sort of being that become human for just one day. I adored Ian Tregillis' golem-robot love story, "The Mainspring of his Heart, the Shackles of his Soul." Seanan McGuire's "Cinderella City" is a love story to San Francisco, and has a lovely magic of place. Quite a change from her shambling zombies! David D. Levine's "Into the Nth Dimension" pulls a fun change-up, making me look at things in a different way (I'm avoiding a spoiler here), and works in a love story, too. Kristine Kathryn Rusch does a wonderful job of channeling a cat, on a cat's terms. Jean Rabe's vigilante statues are hilarious, if a bit alarming.
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Greenberg, Martin H
Daw Books
Brozek, Jennifer
Greenberg, Martin H.
Fantasy - General
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
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Grade Level:
from 12
6.81 x 4.25 x 0.92 in 0.34 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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