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I Am Nature
J.M. McDermott
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I Am Nature

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J.M. McDermott's "I Am Nature", a surreal fantasy short, ruminates on the urban decay of Detroit while exploring the depths of addiction, both drugs and the esoteric.

Alien Shots are short stories, novelettes, and novellas written by Apex Book Company authors. Each story costs only 99 cents and is available for purchase through the B&N nook bookstore. For more informati
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Published (first published January 29th 2011)
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Dione Basseri
Sep 30, 2015 Dione Basseri rated it really liked it
A Detroit horror story. Which is a redundant statement, given how this story presents the city.

In the wreckage of the office where his father practiced dentistry, a man preys upon the innumerable homeless heroine addicts. Though "man" may be a generous term....

Highly atmospheric. I suppose if you LIVE in Detroit or another city which suffers from rampant urban decay, this is less enjoyable, but, for me, my only experience with abandoned places being online articles and photo galleries, it was pr
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May 01, 2011 J.M. McDermott added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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His first novel was plucked from a slush pile and went on to be #6 on's Year's Best SF/F of 2008, shortlisted for a Crawford Prize, and on Locus Magazine's Recommended Reading List for Debuts. His short fiction has appeared in Weird Tales Magazine, Fantasy Magazine, Apex Magazine, and Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, among other places. He has a BA in Creative Writing from the Univers ...more
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