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Title:
Tales of old earth
Author:
Swanwick, Michael.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Frog, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The very pulse of the machine -- The dead -- Scherzo with tyrannosaur -- Ancient engines -- North of Diddy-Wah-Diddy -- The mask -- Mother grasshopper -- Riding the giganotosaur -- Wild minds -- The raggle taggle gypsy-o -- Microcosmic dog -- In concert -- Radiant doors -- Ice Age -- Walking out -- The changeling's tale -- Midnight express -- The wisdom of old Earth -- Radio waves.
ISBN:
9781583940167
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Nineteen tales from Swanwick's best short fiction of the past decade are gathered here for the first time, including the 1999 Hugo Award-nominated Radian Doors and Wild Minds and this year's winning story, The Very Pulse of the Machine. Specially written for this volume is The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-O.


Table of Contents

Foreword: A User's Guide to Michael Swanwickp. ix
1 The Very Pulse of the Machinep. 1
2 The Deadp. 22
3 Scherzo with Tyrannosaurp. 35
4 Ancient Enginesp. 49
5 North of Diddy-Wah-Diddyp. 58
6 The Maskp. 80
7 Mother Grasshopperp. 86
8 Riding the Giganotosaurp. 105
9 Wild Mindsp. 126
10 The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-Op. 137
11 Microcosmic Dogp. 154
12 In Concertp. 166
13 Radiant Doorsp. 179
14 Ice Agep. 197
15 Walking Outp. 207
16 The Changeling's Talep. 218
17 Midnight Expressp. 236
18 The Wisdom of Old Earthp. 244
19 Radio Wavesp. 255

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