The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge (Paperback) - Vinge, Vernor

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From his earliest stories in the mid-1960s, to his longer works of the 1970s and '80s, these pieces display VingeUs sense of wonder. Those who love his novels will find his short fiction even more impressive.

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9780312875848
SKU 30946963
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0312875843
Release Date 4/10/2007
Praise
"Satisfying back-of-the-house tour of a career of mostly well-though-out meditations on technological innovation and political experimentation."
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Annotation Hugo award-winning novelist, mathematician, and computer scientist Vernor Vinge began his prodigious sci-fi writing career crafting short stories. This collection brings together most of his early work, as well as one new story, "Fast Times at Fairmont High." Each story is accompanied by commentary from Vinge.
Editors Note Winner of two Hugo Awards, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award,|and the Prometheus AwardSince his first published story, "Apartness," appeared in 1965, Vernor Vinge has forged a unique and awe-inspiring career in science fiction as his work has grown and matured. He is now one of the most celebrated science fiction writers in the field, having won the field's top award, the Hugo, for each of his last two novels. Now, for the first time, this illustrious author gathers all his short fiction into a single volume. This collection is truly the definitive Vinge, capturing his visionary ideas at their very best. It also contains a never-before-published novella, one that represents precisely what this collection encapsulates--bold, unique, challenging science fictional ideas brought to vivid life with compelling storytelling. Including such major pieces as "The Ungoverned" and "The Blabber," this sumptuous volume will satisfy any reader who loves the sense of wonder, and the excitement of great SF.
Editors Note 2 A definitive compilation of short fiction by the two time Hugo Award winner ranges from his earliest works to his longer takes from the 1970s and 1980s and includes such classics as "The Ungoverned" and "THe Blabber." Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
Editors Note 3 Since his first published story, "Apartness," appeared in 1965, Vernor Vinge has forged a unique and awe-inspiring career in science fiction as his work has grown and matured. He is now one of the most celebrated science fiction writers in the field , having won the field's top award, the Hugo, for each of his last two novels.Now, for the first time, this illustrious author gathers all his short fiction into a single volume. This collection is truly the definitive Vinge, capturing his visionary ideas at their very best. It also contains a never-before-published novella, one that represents precisely what this collection encapsulates--bold, unique, challenging science fictional ideas brought to vivid life with compelling storytelling.Including such major pieces as "The Ungoverned" and "The Blabber," this sumptuous volume will satisfy any reader who loves the sense of wonder, and the excitement of great SF.
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Number of Pages 0464
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