Eyes of Amber and Other Tales
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Eyes of Amber and Other Tales

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A collection of 6 stories: "Eyes of Amber", "To Bell the Cat", "View from a Height", "Media Man", "The Crystal Ship", and "Tin Soldier".
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Published September 1st 1979 by New American Library (first published January 1st 1979)
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A short story collection by the fab Ms. Vinge, I'd never read it so I picked it up. It's old stuff. Some of the stories were so beautiful they made me cry. Every time she creates a character, the person is so realistic and multi-layered that it just doesn't even matter to me if what they're doing is interesting; I just care about her people so much that they could sit around drinking tea and it'd be interesting. I loved the story about the woman who spends her life heading farther and farther aw...more
Jessie Blackwood
A collection of early short tales from this authoress, including Tin Soldier, which remains one of my most favorite sci-fi stories. It was also the fist Vinge had published in 1974. A wonderfully eclectic collection of tales.
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Joan D. Vinge (born Joan Carol Dennison) is an American science fiction author. She is known for such works as her Hugo Award-winning novel The Snow Queen and its sequels, her series about the telepath named Cat, and her Heaven's Chronicles books.
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