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The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 4 (The Science Fiction Hall of Fame #5)

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Contents:
ix · Introduction · Terry Carr · in
2 · Ill Met in Lankhmar [Fafhrd & Gray Mouser] · Fritz Leiber · na F&SF Apr ’70
44 · Slow Sculpture · Theodore Sturgeon · nv Galaxy Feb ’70
64 · The Missing Man [Rescue Squad] · Katherine MacLean · na Analog Mar ’71
107 · The Queen of Air and Darkness · Poul Anderson · na F&SF Apr ’71
149 · Good News from the Vatican
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published July 1st 1986 by Avon Books (first published June 1986)
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Foxtower
The problem with volume III and IV of this series is that Nebula winners, being chosen by authors, are often about what authors find clever. Most of the stories are so cerebral and cryptic I often found myself finishing a story and asking “what the heck was that?”. I’m a reader, not a literature major, and the majority of the stories just didn’t make any sense. UGH!

Steven Peterson
Another of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame volumes (mine is hard cover--not paperback). This one focuses on Nebula winners from 1970-1974. Who are the authors of these "winners"? Fritz Leiber, Theodore Sturgeon, Poul Anderson, Robert Silberverg, Arthur Clarke, Joanna Russ, James Tiptree, Jr., Ursula LeGuin, and so on.

Stories? One of my favorites is by Ursula LeGuin, in which she writes a work on Odo, who is the person with a key role to play in creating the "utopia" that is the centerpiece for
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Carr was born in Grants Pass, Oregon. He attended the City College of San Francisco and the University of California, Berkeley from 1954 to 1959.

Carr discovered science fiction fandom in 1949, where he became an enthusiastic publisher of fanzines, which later helped open his way into the commercial publishing world. (He was one of the two fans responsible for the hoax fan 'Carl Brandon' after whom
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