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The Collected Stories of Greg Bear (Tom Doherty Associates Book)

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Greg Bear is one of the greatest science fiction writers of the late twentieth century. He has a powerful voice, combining the intense rationality of science with the intensely passionate characters that can only be created by a writer who loves humanity. Bears novel Moving Mars won the Nebula Award in 1994, and he did it again, in 2000, with Darwins Radio. He has been honored with Hugo and Nebula nominations for novel-length work eight more times.

But Greg Bears short fiction is even more astounding, as this powerful career retrospective demonstrates. This collection contains Bears earliest published fiction from the late 1960s and early 1970s as well his remarkable award-winning work from the ‘80s and ‘90s—stories like the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novella- length version of “Blood Music” and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winner “Tangents.”

This Collection is enhanced by brand-new introductions for each story, commentary, and reminiscences by Greg Bear.

Synopsis:

The definitive short fiction collection of the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner Greg Bear is one of the greatest science fiction writers of the late twentieth century. His powerful voice combines the rationality of science with intensely passionate characters that can only be created by a writer who loves humanity. This collection contains Bear's earliest published fiction from the late 1960s and early 1970s as well his remarkable award-winning work from the '80s and '90s, plus all-new introductions written by the author. He's put every story into context for the reader, and provided some wonderful insights into the creative process. In a genre whose borders are shaped and defined by its short fiction, here is a collection from one of its finest practitioners.

About the Author

Greg Bear sold his first short story, at the age of fifteen, to Robert Lowndes's Famous Science Fiction. Since then, he has written some twenty novels. A winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, Bear is married to Astrid Anderson, and they, and their two children, live near Seattle, Washington.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Blank Space

Soon, Now

Blood Music

Sisters

A Martian Ricorso

Schrödinger's Plague

The Middle Distance

Heads

The Wind from a Burning Woman

The Venging

Perihesperon

Scattershot

Plague of Conscience

Always, Never

The White Horse Child

Dead Run

Petra

Webster

Through Road, No Whither

Tangents

The Visitation

Richie by the Sea

Sleepside Story

Faraway

Judgment Engine

The Fall of the House of Escher

The Way of All Ghosts

MDIO Ecosystems Increase Knowledge of DNA Languages (2215 C.E.)

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Appendix

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765301611
Author:
Bear, Greg
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science Fiction - Short Stories
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Short Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Tom Doherty Associates Book
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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"Synopsis" by , The definitive short fiction collection of the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner Greg Bear is one of the greatest science fiction writers of the late twentieth century. His powerful voice combines the rationality of science with intensely passionate characters that can only be created by a writer who loves humanity. This collection contains Bear's earliest published fiction from the late 1960s and early 1970s as well his remarkable award-winning work from the '80s and '90s, plus all-new introductions written by the author. He's put every story into context for the reader, and provided some wonderful insights into the creative process. In a genre whose borders are shaped and defined by its short fiction, here is a collection from one of its finest practitioners.
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