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Title:
The science fiction hall of fame. Volume one : 1929-1964
Author:
Silverberg, Robert.
Edition:
First Tor hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Tor, 2003.

©1998
Physical Description:
xiv, 560 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
The book you now hold contains twenty-six of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. Robert Heinlein in "The Roads Must Roll" describes an industrial civilization of the future caught up in the deadly flaws of its own complexity. "Country of the Kind, " by Damon Knight, is a frightening portrayal of biological mutation. "Nightfall, " by Isaac Asimov, one of the greatest stories in the science fiction field, imagines a planet where the sun sets only once every millennium and is a chilling study in mass psychology.
General Note:
"The greatest science fiction stories of all time chosen by the members of the Science Fiction Writers of America."

"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / Robert Silverberg -- Martian odyssey / Stanley G. Weinbaum -- Twilight / John W. Campbell -- Helen O'Loy / Lester del Rey -- Roads must roll / Robert A. Heinlein -- Microcosmic God / Theodore Sturgeon -- Nightfall / Isaac Asimov -- Weapon shop / A. E. van Vogt -- Mimsy were the borogoves / Lewis Padgett -- Huddling place / Clifford D. Simak -- Arena / Fredric Brown -- First contact / Murray Leinster -- That only a mother / Judith Merril -- Scanners live in vain / Cordwainer Smith -- Mars is Heaven! / Ray Bradbury -- Little black bag / C. M. Kornbluth -- Born of man and woman / Richard Matheson -- Coming attraction / Fritz Leiber -- Quest for Saint Aquin / Anthony Boucher -- Surface tension / James Blish -- Nine billion names of God / Arthur C. Clarke -- It's a good life / Jerome Bixby -- Cold equations / Tom Godwin -- Fondly fahrenheit / Alfred Bester -- Country of the kind / Damon Knight -- Flowers for Algernon / Daniel Keyes -- Rose for Ecclesiastes / Roger Zelazny.
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ISBN:
9780765305367
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Book

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