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Introduction '71 essay Harry Harrison
Gone Fishin' '70 story Robin Scott Wilson
The Ugupu Bird '59 story Slawomir Mrozek
Black Is Beautiful '70 story Robert Silverberg
The Lost Face '64 novelette Josef Nesvadba
Mary & Joe '62 story Naomi Mitchison
Gorman '69 story Jerry Farber
Oil-Mad Bug-Eyed Monsters '70 story Hayden Howard
A Pedestrian Accident '69 story Robert Coov
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1971 by Putnam Publishing Group (NY) (first published 1971)
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Oct 19, 2008 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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Of the stories, the most memorable was Harlan Ellison's A Boy and His Dog, later watered down into a cult movie starring a very young Don Johnson. It's still worth seeing.

I read this while up at the cabin in Michigan on a cool autumnal night with Michael Miley.
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Pseudonyms: Jael Cracken, Peter Pica, John Runciman, C.C. Shackleton, Arch Mendicant, & "Doc" Peristyle.

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