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Stories of Your Life and Others

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Locus Awards (2003)
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Combining the precision and scientific curiosity of Kim Stanley Robinson with Lorrie Moore's cool, clear love of language and narrative intricacy, this award-winning collection offers readers the dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar.
"Stories of Your Life and Others"presents characters who must confront sudden change the inevitable rise of automatons or the appearance of aliens while striving to maintain some sense of normalcy. In the amazing and much-lauded title story, a grieving mother copes with divorce and the death of her daughter by drawing on her knowledge of alien languages and non-linear memory recollection. A clever pastiche of news reports and interviews chronicles a college's initiative to "turn off" the human ability to recognize beauty in "Liking What You See: A Documentary." With sharp intelligence and humor, Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty and constant change, and also by beauty and wonder."
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ISBN-13: 9781101972120
ISBN-10: 1101972122
Pagini: 304
Dimensiuni: 130 x 203 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.32 kg
Editura: Vintage Publishing

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Ted Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York, and currently lives outside Seattle, Washington. In 1990 he won the Nebula Award for his first published story, "Tower of Babylon". Following this triumph, his stories have won him numerous other awards, making him one of the most honoured writers in contemporary SF.