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WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG

Wilhelm, Kate.

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ISBN 10: 0060146540 / ISBN 13: 9780060146542
Published by Harper & Row., NY:, 1976
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Winner of the 1977 Hugo Award. This copy inscribed by Wilhelm. Some wear to the extremeties. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 21298

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Title: WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG

Publisher: Harper & Row., NY:

Publication Date: 1976

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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Before becoming one of today's most intriguing and innovative mystery writers, Kate Wilhelm was a leading writer of science fiction, acclaimed for classics like The Infinity Box and The Clewiston Test.

Now one of her most famous novels returns to print, the spellbinding story of an isolated post-holocaust community determined to preserve itself, through a perilous experiment in cloning. Sweeping, dramatic, rich with humanity, and rigorous in its science, Where Later the Sweet Birds Sang is widely regarded as a high point of both humanistic and "hard" SF, and won SF's Hugo Award and Locus Award on its first publication. It is as compelling today as it was then.

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is the winner of the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

About the Author:

Kate Wilhelm is the author of dozens of novels and short-story collections. Among them are the science fiction classic Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, the Constance and Charlie mysteries, and The Good Children. The recipient of many honors--the Prix Apollo, the Hugo Award, three Nebula Awards, and the Kurd Lasswitz Award--Ms. Wilhelm, along with her husband, Damon Knight, received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Michigan State University in recognition of their many years as instructors for the Clarion workshop in Fantasy and Science Fiction. Born in Ohio and raised in Kentucky, Ms. Wilhelm now lives in Eugene, Oregon, her home of many years.

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