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The year's best science fiction : tenth annual collection

Author: Gardner R Dozois
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Griffin's egg / Michael Swanwick -- Even the queen / Connie Willis -- The round-eyed barbarians / L. Sprague de Camp -- Dust / Greg Egan -- Two guys from the future / Terry Bisson -- The mountain to Mohammed / Nancy Kress -- The coming of the vertumnus / Ian Watson -- A long night's vigil at the temple / Robert Silverberg -- The hammer of God / Arthur C. Clarke -- Grownups / Ian R. MacLeod -- Graves / Joe Haldeman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gardner R Dozois
ISBN: 031209423X 9780312094232 0312094248 9780312094249
OCLC Number: 28483769
Description: xxxvi, 588 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknoledgements --
Summation: 1992 --
Griffin's egg / Michael Swanwick --
Even the queen / Connie Willis --
The round-eyed barbarians / L. Sprague de Camp --
Dust / Greg Egan --
Two guys from the future / Terry Bisson --
The mountain to Mohammed / Nancy Kress --
The coming of Vertumnus / Ian Watson --
A long night's vigil at the temple / Robert Silverberg --
The hammer of God / Arthur C. Clarke --
Grownups / Ian R. MacLeod --
Graves / Joe Haldeman --
The glowing cloud / Steven Utley --
Gravity's angel / Tom Maddox --
Protection / Maureen F. McHugh --
The last cardinal bird in Tennessee / Neal Barrett, Jr. --
Birth day / Robert Reed --
Naming names / Pat Cadigan --
The Elvis National Theater of Okinawa / Jonathan Lethem and Lukas Jaeger --
The territory / Bradley Denton --
The best and the rest of James Joyce / Ian McDonald --
Naming the flowers / Kate Wilhelm --
Snodgrass / Ian R. MacLeod --
By the mirror of my youth / Kathe Koja --
Outnumbering the dead / Frederik Pohl --
Honorable mention.
Responsibility: Gardner Dozois, editor.

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Griffin's egg / Michael Swanwick -- Even the queen / Connie Willis -- The round-eyed barbarians / L. Sprague de Camp -- Dust / Greg Egan -- Two guys from the future / Terry Bisson -- The mountain to Mohammed / Nancy Kress -- The coming of the vertumnus / Ian Watson -- A long night's vigil at the temple / Robert Silverberg -- The hammer of God / Arthur C. Clarke -- Grownups / Ian R. MacLeod -- Graves / Joe Haldeman -- The glowing cloud / Steven Utley -- Gravity's angel / Tom Maddox -- Protection / Maureen F. McHugh -- The last cardinal bird in Tennessee / Neal Barrett, Jr. -- Birth day / Robert Reed -- Naming names / Pat Cadigan -- The Elvis National Theater of Okinawa / Jonathan Lethem and Lukas Jaeger -- The territory / Bradley Denton -- The best and the rest of James Joyce / Ian McDonald -- Naming the flowers / Kate Wilhelm -- Snodgrass / Ian R. MacLeod -- By the mirror of my youth / Kathe Koja -- Outnumbering the dead / Frederik Pohl.

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"The Hammer of God" by Arthur C. Clarke (from X) - Captain Singh leads a mission to attach a booster to Kali, an asteroid on a collision course with Earth, but the booster falls prey to sabotage from religious fanatics. Captain Singh and his crew sacrifice their lives to use the ship's thrust to divert...
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