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Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories

Bisson, Terry

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ISBN 10: 0312854110 / ISBN 13: 9780312854119
Published by Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1993
Used Condition: Near Fine Hard Cover
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True first edition, with missing text on pages 221 & 223, and first state dust jacket with no white star next to upc label on rear flap. One of thbest collections of short fiction published in the 1990's and sure to stand up for years to come because Terry Bisson's stories are timeless and possess that sense of wonder that is missing from so much fiction published today. He is truly a unique talent who deserves a much wider audience. The title story won the Asimov's Readers' Award, both the Nebula and Hugo Awards and the Theodore Sturgeon short fiction award. was 1990 Nebula and 1991 Hugo Winners for Best Short Story, notto mention the other great stories in this collection such as 'They're Made Out of Meat' and 'The Shadow Knows'. Wear/light chiipping to top edge and spine ends of dj, bumping to spine ends. Bookseller Inventory # 1000692

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Title: Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories

Publisher: Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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The Hugo and Nebula award-winning author of Voyage to the Red Planet presents a new collection of original science fiction short stories.

About the Author:

Terry Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author, born on February 12, 1942, in Owensboro, Kentucky. His many novels include Talking Man (1986), Fire on the Mountain (1988), Voyage to the Red Planet (1990), Pirates of the Universe (1996), and The Pickup Artist (2001). His 1990 short story ?Bears Discover Fire? won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards, and his all-dialogue story ?They're Made Out of Meat? is one of the most widely-reprinted SF stories of the last several decades. He has published several volumes of short fiction, including Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories (1993), In the Upper Room and Other Likely Stories (2000), and Greetings (2005).

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