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Contents:
Unbirthday Party (1968)
Baby, You Were Great (1967)
When the Moon Was Red (1960)
Sirloin and White Wine (1968)
Perchance to Dream (1968)
How Many Miles to Babylon? (1968)
The Downstairs Room (1968)
Countdown (1968)
The Plausible Improbable (1968)
The Feel of Desperation (1964)
A Time to Keep (1962)
The Most Beautiful Woman in the World (1968)
The Planners (1968)
Windsong (1968
...more
Paperback, #2129, 222 pages
Published 1970 by Dell Publishing Co. (first published 1968)
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"Unbirthday Party" is an unpleasant story about a man trapped at a chaotic and faintly sinister party. "Baby, You Were Great" is a creepy story about the next step in entertainment. In "When the Moon Was Red", a mother watches her precocious child grow ever more stifled under her husband's overbearing "help." "Sirloin and White Wine" is the bittersweet tale of an old couple's last night in their family home. "Perchance to Dream" tells the story of a man who can't find a use for his precognition. ...more
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Kate Wilhelm has won the Hugo and several Nebula Awards. She is the widow of author and editor Damon Knight.
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