The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction
  • Published:
    Apr-1983
  • Formats:
    Print
  • Main Genre:
    Science Fiction
  • Pages:
    311
  • Purchase:
Mass paperback reprint of hardcover original. 15th place, 1983 Locus Poll Award, Best Anthology. Contents: Introduction, essay by Edward L. Ferman; Window, by Bob Leman (nominated, 1981 Nebula Award); The Fire When It Comes, by Parke Godwin (winner, 1982 World Fantasy Award; nominated, 1982 Hugo Award, 1982 Nebula Award); Books: The Secret Language of Science Fiction, essay by Algis Budrys; Wives, by Lisa Tuttle; The Alien Mind, by Philip K. Dick; Spidersong, by Susan C. Petrey (nominated, 1981 Hugo Award); Out There Where the Big Ships Go, by Richard Cowper (4th place, 1980 Locus Poll Award); Films and TV: Lost Rewards, essay by Baird Searles; The Curse of the Mhondoro Nkabele, by Eric Norden; The Autopsy, by Michael Shea (nominated, 1981 Hugo Award, 1981 Nebula Award); The Sipple, poem by Rachel Cosgrove Payes; The Wud, poem by Mike DeSimone; Conkew, poem by Pat Cadigan; The Fleffel, poem by Bruce Berges; poem by Mary C. Pangborn; poem by Sebastian Robinson; "A Day at the Fair" by Neal Barrett, Jr.; The Most Illuminatingly Doleful and Instructively Affecting Demise of Flo, Late of Upper Blooton, poem by Russell M. Griffin; The Word I Invented, essay by Isaac Asimov; The Pusher, by John Varley (winner, 1982 Hugo Award, 1982 Locus Poll Award; nominated, 1982 Nebula Award); The Brave Little Toaster, by Thomas M. Disch (winner, 1980 British Science Fiction Award, 1981 Locus Poll Award; nominated, 1981 Balrog Award, 1981 Hugo Award, 1981 Nebula Award; basis of film).
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    • First Edition
    • Apr-1983
    • Ace
    • Mass Market Paperback
    • ISBN: 0441054854
    • ISBN13: 9780441054855
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    • Jun-1982
    • Scribner
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0684174901
    • ISBN13: 9780684174907



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