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Federations : vast, epic, interstellar

Author: John Joseph AdamsOrson Scott CardGenevieve ValentineL E Modesitt, Jr.S L GilbowAll authors
Publisher: Rockville, Md. : Prime ; London : Diamond [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of short stories that focus on the idea of vast intergalactic societies, from such authors as Orson Scott Card, John C. Wright, Robert Silverberg, Anne McCaffrey, and Lois McMaster Bujold.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Short stories
Science fiction, American
Short stories, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Federations.
Rockville, Md. : Prime ; London : Diamond [distributor], 2009
(OCoLC)654698393
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Joseph Adams; Orson Scott Card; Genevieve Valentine; L E Modesitt, Jr.; S L Gilbow; Lois McMaster Bujold; Harry Turtledove; Kevin J Anderson; K Tempest Bradford; John C Wright; George R R Martin; Yoon Ha Lee; Alastair Reynolds; Alan Dean Foster; Robert Silverberg; Anne McCaffrey; Mary Rosenblum; Robert J Sawyer; Jeremiah Tolbert; Allen M Steele; Georgina Li; Trent Hergenrader; James Alan Gardner; Catherynne M Valente
ISBN: 9780809573479 0809573474 9781607012016 1607012014
OCLC Number: 259266204
Description: 379 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / John Joseph Adams --
Mazer in prison / Orson Scott Card --
Carthago delenda est / Genevieve Valentine --
Life-suspension / L.E. Modesitt, Jr. --
Terra-exulta / S.L. Gilbow --
Aftermaths / Lois McMaster Bujold --
Someone is stealing the great throne rooms of the galaxy / Harry Turtledove --
Prisons / Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason --
Different day / K. Tempest Bradford --
Twilight of the gods / John C. Wright --
Warship / George R.R. Martin and George Guthridge --
Swanwatch / Yoon Ha Lee --
Spirey and the queen / Alastair Reynolds --
Pardon our conquest / Alan Dean Foster --
Symbiont / Robert Silverberg --
Ship who returned / Anne McCaffrey --
My she / Mary Rosenblum --
Shoulders of giants / Robert J. Sawyer --
Culture archivist / Jeremiah Tolbert --
Other side of Jordan / Allen Steele --
Like they always been free / Georgina Li --
Eskhara / Trent Hergenrader --
One with the interstellar group consciousnesses / James Alan Gardner --
Golubash, or wine-blood-war-elegy / Catherynne M. Valente.
Other Titles: Federations (Anthology)
Vast, epic, interstellar federations
Responsibility: edited by John Joseph Adams.

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From "Star Trek" to "Star Wars", from "Dune" to "Foundation", science fiction has a rich history of exploring the idea of vast intergalactic societies, and the challenges facing those living in or  Read more...

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"Different Day" by K. Tempest Bradford - The narrator is distrustful of aliens when they show up and request a million volunteers for a cultural exchange program.

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