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7 • Introduction (World's Best Science Fiction 1969) • essay by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
9 • Street of Dreams, Feet of Clay • (1967) • novelette by Robert Sheckley
26 • Backtracked • (1968) • short story by Burt K. Filer [as by Burt Filer ]
33 • Kyrie • (1968) • short story by Poul Anderson
46 • Going Down Smooth • (1968) • short story by Robert Silverberg
55 • The
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Paperback, 380 pages
Published 1969 by Ace Books
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There were some good stories in this book. Although I wasn't too fond of the one where the hero is a serial rapist. WTF?
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Donald Allen Wollheim was a science fiction writer, editor, publisher and fan. He published his own works under pseudonyms, including David Grinnell.

A member of the Futurians, he was one of the leading influences on the development of science fiction and science fiction fandom in the 20th century United States.


In 1937, Wollheim founded the Fantasy Amateur Press Association. The first mailing was d
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