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The Year's Best Science Fiction 5 (The Year's Best Science Fiction #5)

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•9 • Introduction (Best SF: 1971) • (1972) • essay by Harry Harrison
•15 • Doctor Zombie and His Furry Little Friends • (1971) • shortstory by Robert Sheckley (aka Doctor Zombie and His Little Furry Friends)
•28 • Conquest • (1971) • shortstory by Barry N. Malzberg
•34 • Gehenna • (1971) • shortstory by Barry N. Malzberg
•41 • A Meeting With Medusa • (1971) • novelette by
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Published (first published 1972)
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Donald Armfield
This book only cost .95 cent in 1972 when it cam out. Imagine if books still cost that much....O' the books I would have.

As for the collection

"Donald Barthelme's The Genius" Had a very interesting writing style, but the story fell flat for me.

"Doctor Zombie and His Furry Little Friends by Robert Sheckley" Zombie genre before it was popular. Not a bad short; FUNNY!!

"If Hair was Revised in 2016 by Arnold Auerbach" If next year no one has hair. I'm blaming this man.

My favorite of the bunch has to
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Pseudonyms: Jael Cracken, Peter Pica, John Runciman, C.C. Shackleton, Arch Mendicant, & "Doc" Peristyle.

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The Year's Best Science Fiction (9 books)
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