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Big book of science fiction.

Groff Conklin

Big book of science fiction.

by Groff Conklin

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.C76094 Bi
    The Physical Object
    Pagination545 p.
    Number of Pages545
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6070693M
    LC Control Number50009548
    OCLC/WorldCa1078744

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    In THE BIG BOOK OF SCIENCE FICTION, literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis, planet Earth to parts unknown. Read the genre that predicted electric cars, travel to the moon, and the modern smart phone. We’ve got the worlds if . Fiction Finder is an all fiction subset of OCLC WorldCat. WorldCat is the world's largest and most comprehensive catalog of library resources from around the world, with more than million bibliographic records that represent more than 2 billion items held by participating libraries, including books, movies, music, e-books, licensed.

    "The Big Book of Science Fiction" doesn't codify a genre the way the Vandermeers' previous mega-anthology "The Weird" did. Many good science-fiction anthologies exist, though I can't think of any. The Big Book of Science Fiction Edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. Vintage, $25 trade paper (1,p) ISBN Buy this book At stories—taken from around the world and since.


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