SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. An original anthology in which 11 science fiction writers revisit the universes they created. SIGNED by FOUR authors: by Rovert Silverberg on the title page, by David Brin at his story from The Uplift Universe - 'Temptation' , by Gregory Benford at 'A Hunger for the Infinite' and by Joe Haldeman at 'A Separate War.' Also includes stories by Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Ursula Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Frederick Pohl and Nancy Kress. 482 pp. Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line.). Bookseller Inventory # 54270
Synopsis: The universe of the mind is a limitless expanse of wonders, filled with worlds and secrets that cannot be fully explored within the pages of a single novel. Avid readers of science fiction have long appreciated the myriad joys of returning to fictional galaxies already experienced; delighting in the ever-unfolding mysteres of Frank Herbert's Dune or Asimov's Foundation series, for example.
In Far Horizons--edited by acclaimed author Robert Silverberg-- a veritable "Who's Who" of science fiction's most beloved and highly honored writers once again revisit the remarkable worlds they created and made famous.
Ursula K. Le Guin sends representatives of the Ekumen into the violent later years of a planetary civil war. Dan Simmons once again billiantly mixes allegory and space adventure in his dangerous, religion-dominated cosmos of Hyperion. Greg Bear reexplores his artificial universe, "The Way", from Eon, Eternity and Legacy.
Orson Scott Card recounts the momentous first meeting of his time-and-planet-hopping protagonist Ender Wiggin with Ender's computer based, soon to be companion, Jane.Gregory Benford rockets us back to the Galactic Center, Anne McCaffrey's Ship Who Sang sings again, and Joe Haldeman's Forever War rages on eternally. Here, also, are new stories by David Brin, Nancy Kress, Frederik Pohl, and Robert Silverberg himself--each venturing further into univestigated corners of familiar galaxies to delve into the perilous mystery of being human.
Perhaps the greatest concentration of science fiction talent ever in one volume, Far Horizons is an unprecedented masterpiece -- one that reopens vast empires of imagination and adventure to new explorations and appreciations. It is a major SF event, sure to bring unparalleled joy to the hearts of serious fans everywhere.
Review: Far Horizons is the science fiction equivalent of Robert Silverberg's bestselling fantasy anthology Legends. For both books, Silverberg invited some of the most renowned authors in the field to write a new story based on their most popular series or settings. For instance, the first story in Far Horizons is Ursula K. Le Guin's "Old Music and the Slave Women," which takes place in the same Hainish universe as her famous novels The Left Hand of Darkness and The Dispossessed. Dan Simmons wrote a piece set in the realm of Hyperion, Anne McCaffrey turned in a Helva story from the world of The Ship Who Sang, and so on.
Like Legends, the list of writers in Far Horizons reads like a Who's Who of the genre: Le Guin, Joe Haldeman, Orson Scott Card, David Brin, Simmons, Nancy Kress, Frederik Pohl, Gregory Benford, McCaffrey and Greg Bear, as well as Silverberg himself. And like Legends, the authors take a page or two to introduce their stories so that newcomers won't be totally lost. The average story in Far Horizons is, as you might expect, a significant cut above the average SF story, although this anthology is not quite as successful as its predecessor. Authors like Le Guin and Simmons have come up with some first-rate stuff, but Card and McCaffrey have produced stories that are mediocre at best. Overall, though, the book has far more ups than downs, and serious readers won't want to miss this one. Those new to the world of SF will also find Far Horizons an invaluable reference when they're looking for good authors to read. --Craig E. Engler
Title: FAR HORIZONS: All New Tales from the ...
Publisher: New York: Avon, (1999) dj
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Book Description Harper Voyager. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 0380976307 Signed American first edition, first printing. Signed on contents page by author David Brin. Contains number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. All of our books are marked down 30% until January 31, 2017 (Discount is already applied). Start loading up now!. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1017268
Book Description New York: Avon, (1999) dj, 1999. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. An original anthology in which 11 science fiction writers revisit the universes they created. Includes stories by Greg Bear, David Brin , Gregory Benford, Ursula Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Frederick Pohl, Joe Haldeman and Nancy Kress. SIGNED by Benford at his story "The Galactic Center Series." 482 pp. Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line.) LIMITED TIME SALE: All prices shown have been REDUCED by 25% for the ABEBOOKS SALE. Dust jacketsare protected with archival covers, and books are carefully packed for shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 61702
Book Description Avon / Eos, NY, 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. Unread Book in Excellent Dust Jacket that is in a Protective Mylar cover. No marks, no sunning, no clips. A 1st Printing with full number line. All the contributors signatures are on inside front and back covers as printed signatures - a useful comparison tool. Greg Bear, David Brin and Gregory Benford signed in person on the half title page. Contains stories by Halderman, Pohl, Silverberg, Nancy Kress, Orson Scott Card, Dan Simmons, Ursula LeGuin, and Anne McCaffrey as well. This item shipped securely cushioned and in a sturdy box. Wonderful Collector's Copy. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 001667
Book Description Avon Eos ., [New York], 1999. Octavo, boards. First edition. Original anthology with eleven stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Joe Haldeman, Orson Scott Card, David Brin, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Nancy Kress, Frederik Pohl, Gregory Benford, Anne McCaffrey, and Greg Bear. Includes "A Separate War" by Joe Haldeman, a sequel to THE FOREVER WAR (1974), and "Old Music and the Slave Women" by Ursula K. Le Guin, "A continuation of the story of the planet Werel in her 1995 FOUR WAYS TO FORGIVENESS. This story is mostly about the continuing struggle for control of the planet." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. This copy is signed by three of the contributors, Greg Bear, David Brin and Gregory Benford, on the half title page. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#94252). Bookseller Inventory # 94252
Book Description Avon/Eos, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Trade Ed. 1st trade ed. Fine in fine dj. SIGNED by David Brin, Gregory Benford and Greg Bear. SIGNED By the Killer B's. Bookseller Inventory # 92322
Book Description New York: Avon, (1999) dj, 1999. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. An original anthology in which 11 science fiction writers revisit the universes they created. SIGNED by FOUR authors: by Robert Silverberg on the title page, by David Brin at his story from The Uplift Universe - 'Temptation'; by Gregory Benford at the Galactic Center Series and by Joe Haldeman at 'A Separate War.' Also includes stories by Greg Bear, Ursula Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Anne McCaffrey, Robert Silverberg, Dan Simmons, Frederick Pohl and Nancy Kress. 482 pp. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. LIMITED TIME SALE: All prices shown have been REDUCED by 25% for the ABEBOOKS SALE. Dust jacketsare protected with archival covers, and books are carefully packed for shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 54842
Book Description Morrow/Avon, U.S.A., 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1ST. An Excellent Copy - Signed By Joe Haldeman, Orson Scott Card, David Brin, Dan Simmons, Gregory Benford And Greg Bear On Their Short Story. A First Edition, First Printing. Book Is In Near Fine Condition. Boards Are Clean, Not Bumped. Fore Edges Have A Tiny Bit Of Shelf Wear. Interior Is Clean And Legible. Not Remaindered. Dust Jacket Is In Near Fine Condition. Not Chipped Or Crinkled. Not Price Clipped. Dust Jacket Is Covered By Mylar Brodart. Thanks And Enjoy. Signed by Author(s). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 021442
Book Description Harper Voyager, New York, 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. SIGNED by ROBERT SILVERBERG on the Title page. SIGNED by ORSON SCOTT CARD, ROBERT SILVERBERG, DAN SIMMONS, GREGORY BENFORD & GREG BEAR on their short story. Signatures only First edition, First printing. Book is in Very Good + condition. Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a small amount of reading wear. Interior is clean and legible. Book has a remainder mark . Dust Jacket is in Very Good + condition. Tiny bit of edge wear, tiny bit of crinkle. Not price clipped. Dust Jacket is covered by Mylar wrapper. Thanks and Enjoy. All-Ways well boxed, All-Ways fast service. Thanks. Signed by Editor and Contributors. Remainder. Bookseller Inventory # 031518
Book Description Harper Voyager. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0380976307 1999. 482 pages. First edition. Signed by David Brin, Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, and Joe Haldeman on the title page. Black and cream boards with blind-stamped decoration to front cover panel, silver titling to spine. Boards lightly bumped to spine head, with one heavy bump to center top edge of front cover. Spine square. Binding sound. Dust jacket in archival Mylar, lightly bumped to center top edge of front cover, else fine. Interior clean and bright, free of marks. (Anthology). Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2006248
Book Description Eos, Dresden, Tennessee, U.S.A., 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. Locus Award for Best Anthology (2000) . As new in as new DJ covered with protective clear 'brodart' DJ cover. Unread, tight, clean copy. Signed by Bear, Benford and Brin (the 'killer Bs') on Half-Title page. Autographs guaranteed authentic. Purchased from bookstore where author toured for signing. Ask for pictures if interested. Signed by Several Contributors. Bookseller Inventory # 350590