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ITERATIONS

Sawyer, Robert J.

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ISBN 10: 1550822950 / ISBN 13: 9781550822953
Published by Quarry Press., Kingston, ONT:, 2002
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Signed by Sawyer. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 26269

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Title: ITERATIONS

Publisher: Quarry Press., Kingston, ONT:

Publication Date: 2002

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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Robert J. Sawyer - called "the dean of Canadian science fiction" by the Ottawa Citizen and "just about the best science fiction writer out there these days" by the Rocky Mountain News - won the World Science Fiction Society's Hugo Award for his novel Hominids and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America's Nebula Award for his novel The Terminal Experiment.

Iterations is Sawyer's first short story collection, gathering 22 fantastic tales from such diverse places as Amazing Stories, the Village Voice, the Globe & Mail, and Nature.

Among them, these stories have:

  • Won the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Award ("the Aurora")
  • Won the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award,
  • Been nominated for the Hugo,
  • Nominated for and the Horror Writers Association's Bram Stoker Award,
  • Been performed on CBC Radio, and
  • Appeared in best-of-the-year collections.

In Iterations, you'll:

  • See Sherlock Holmes solve the problem of the missing aliens,
  • Find out what really happened to the bones of Peking Man,
  • Learn the truth about the alligators in the sewers of New York,
  • Visit a future Toronto sealed inside a steel dome,
  • Encounter pure evil aboard the Russian space station Mir,
  • Follow a serial killer as his consciousness is transferred into a Tyrannosaurus rex, and
  • Meet a man doomed to commit murder over and over again because of the pressures of Canadian publishing.

Each story is accompanied by Sawyer's own commentary, and the collection is introduced by award-winning SF author James Alan Gardner.

About the Author:

Robert J. Sawyer-called "the dean of Canadian science fiction" by The Ottawa Citizen and "just about the best science-fiction writer out there these days" by The Denver Rocky Mountain News-won the 2003 Best Novel Hugo Award-the top international honor in science-fiction writing.

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