Terry Bisson





Terry Bisson

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in Owensboro, Kentucky, The United States
February 12, 1942

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Terry Ballantine Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his short stories, including "Bears Discover Fire" (1990), which which won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as They're Made Out of Meat (1991), which has been adapted for video often.

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“I thought you just told me they used radio.”

They do, but what do you think is on the radio? Meat sounds. You know how when you slap or flap meat, it makes a noise? They talk by flapping their meat at each other. They can even sing by squirting air through their meat.”
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“This woman was truly what he wanted, and therefore he was truly afraid for the first time.”
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“Through the door came a being of intense vivacity, impeccable sartorial integrity, and intermittent intelligibility.”
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