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Under African Skies (Future Earths)

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A collection of science fiction tales set in a futuristic African continent features the writing of Vernor Vinge, Gregory Benford, Bruce Sterling, Kim Stanley Robinson, Howard Waldrop, and Mike Resnick. The stories, told from both European and “native” viewpoints take a look at the past and the future—invasion by alien flora, a space baby adopted by an African woman, the r ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 1st 1993 by DAW (first published 1993)
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A collection of science fiction stories with African themes, mostly quite good:

"For I Have Touched the Sky", Resnick. Innocent curiosity beaten down by tradition. Good.
"Apartness", Vernor Vinge. The last Afrikaaners after a Northern World War are found in Antarctica. Great.
"Termites", Dave Smeds. The solution to world hunger and the solution's problems. Good.
"The Finger", Naomi Mitchison. Not really SF; a young boy escapes from his evil father, the witch doctor. I liked it.
"The Lions Are Asleep
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Michael "Mike" Diamond Resnick (born Chicago, March 5, 1942), better known by his published name Mike Resnick, is a popular and prolific American science fiction author. He is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. He is the winner of five Hugos, a Nebula, and other major awards in the United States, France, Spain, Japan, Croatia and Pola ...more
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