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Under African Skies - Mike Resnick, Gardner R. Dozois, Vernor Vinge, Dave Smeds, Naomi Mitchison, Howard Waldrop, Scott Baker, George Guthridge, Bruce Sterling, Janet Gluckman, Ian McDonald, Judith Dubois, M. Shayne Bell, Kim Stanley Robinson, Gregory Benford
Under African Skies
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A collection of science fiction tales set in a futuristic African continent features the writing of Vernor Vinge, Gregory Benford, Bruce Sterling, Kim Stanley Robinson, Howard Waldrop, and Mike Resnick. The stories, told from both European and “native” viewpoints take a look at the past and... show more
A collection of science fiction tales set in a futuristic African continent features the writing of Vernor Vinge, Gregory Benford, Bruce Sterling, Kim Stanley Robinson, Howard Waldrop, and Mike Resnick. The stories, told from both European and “native” viewpoints take a look at the past and the future—invasion by alien flora, a space baby adopted by an African woman, the rise of Africa after a nuclear war, a space utopia modeled after ancient Kenya, and other stories of fantasy and speculation filled this book.Contents 11 • Introduction (Future Earths: Under African Skies) • (1993) • essay by Mike Resnick15 • For I Have Touched the Sky • [Kirinyaga • 3] • (1989) • novelette by Mike Resnick45 • Apartness • (1965) • novelette by Vernor Vinge67 • Termites • (1987) • shortstory by Dave Smeds87 • The Finger • (1980) • shortstory by Naomi Mitchison97 • The Lions Are Asleep This Night • (1986) • novelette by Howard Waldrop122 • Etoundi's Monkey • (1989) • shortstory by Judith Dubois149 • Dry Niger • (1990) • shortstory by M. Shayne Bell160 • A Transect • (1986) • shortstory by Kim Stanley Robinson174 • Of Space-Time and the River • (1985) • novelette by Gregory Benford209 • Still Life with Scorpion • (1984) • shortstory by Scott Baker227 • The Quiet • (1981) • shortstory by George Guthridge243 • Dinner in Audoghast • (1985) • shortstory by Bruce Sterling259 • A Passive Victim of a Random Genetic Accident • (1983) • shortstory by Janet Berliner [as by Janet Gluckman ]271 • The Pale Thin God • (1993) • shortstory by Mike Resnick275 • Toward Kilimanjaro • [Chaga] • (1990) • novelette by Ian McDonald
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780886775445 (0886775442)
Publisher: DAW
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Future Earths
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