Terry Bisson


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in Owensboro, Kentucky, The United States
February 12, 1942

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Terry Ballantine Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his short stories, including "Bears Discover Fire" (1990), which which won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as They're Made Out of Meat (1991), which has been adapted for video often.

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They're Made Out of Meat

4.10 avg rating — 2,984 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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The Fifth Element

4.06 avg rating — 745 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Bears Discover Fire and Oth...

3.90 avg rating — 738 ratings — published 1990 — 13 editions
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Fire on the Mountain

3.87 avg rating — 586 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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Any Day Now

3.36 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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The Pickup Artist

3.13 avg rating — 202 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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Talking Man

3.72 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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On a Move: The Story of Mum...

4.08 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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“I thought you just told me they used radio.”

They do, but what do you think is on the radio? Meat sounds. You know how when you slap or flap meat, it makes a noise? They talk by flapping their meat at each other. They can even sing by squirting air through their meat.”
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“This woman was truly what he wanted, and therefore he was truly afraid for the first time.”
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“Imagine how unbearably, how unutterably cold the Universe would be if one were all alone ...”
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