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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.
The eleven stories in Pump Six represent the best of Paolo's work, including the Hugo nominee "Yellow Card Man," the Nebula-and Hugo-nominated story "The People of Sand and Slag," and the Sturgeon Award-winning story "The Calorie Man." The title story is original to this collection. With this book, Paolo Bacigalupi takes his place alongside SF short fiction masters Ted Chiang, Kelly Link and others, as an important young writer that directly and unabashedly tackles today's most important issues.
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- Debut collection of Nebula award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi
- Demonstrates the power and range of the science fiction short story
From the author of the Ship Breaker Series comes a collection of eleven short science fiction stories. Social criticism, environmental advocacy, and political parable are at the core of Paolo's work. Each tale is simultaneously a warning and a celebration of the tragic comedy that is the human experience. These eleven stories represent the best of Bacigalupi's work. They include the Hugo nominee "Yellow Card Man," the Sturgeon Award-winning story "The Calorie Man," and the Nebula- and Hugo-nominated story "The People of Sand and slag." Readers of Ted Chiang and Kelly Link will enjoy this collection.
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