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Nebula Winners Twelve (Nebula Awards #12)

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This anthology contains: A Crowd of Shadows by Charles L. Grant; Breath's a Ware That Will Not Keep by Thomas F. Monteleone; Tricentennial by Joe Haldeman; In the Bowl by John Varley; Science Fiction in the Marketplace by Algis Budrys; The Academic Viewpoint by James Gunn; The Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov; and Houston Houston Do You Read by James Tiptree Jr.


Mass Market Paperback, 251 pages
Published March 28th 1979 by Bantam Books (first published 1978)
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Jan 04, 2016 Jim rated it really liked it
Great collection from a great year- 1977. Includes several of my favorites- " The Bicentennial Man" by Isaac Asimov, "In the Bowl" by John Varley, and, my favorite, "Houston, Houston, Do You Read?" by "James Tiptree, Jr. " I believe the author's real name was Alice Sheldon!
Besides the essays that are included in this volume of creating the genre of Science Fiction, the only story I found enjoyable and very remarkable was the one entitled: 'The Bicentennial Man' by the Grand Master of SF, Isaac Asimov ('Best Novelette for 1976').

The worst story? 'Houston, Houston, Do You Read?' by James Tiptree, Jr. (to which I can't understand why this won an award because it was quite crass and shouldn't had been even considered good, nevermind the winning a Nebula for 'Best Nov
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Gordon Rupert Dickson was an American science fiction author. He was born in Canada, then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota as a teenager. He is probably most famous for his Childe Cycle and the Dragon Knight series. He won three Hugo awards and one Nebula award.

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