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by James Patrick Kelly (Goodreads Author)
Murph lives on an ocean liner which has been set down in the corn fields of Kansas. He works as a security op and plays dangerous games in a virtual reality called Way Out. But Murph is lonely and wants to meet his online lover, Cat, in person. But who is Cat, exactly, and what secret is she keeping from Murph?
Author James Patrick Kelly is a two-time winner of the Hugo Awa...more
Published April 6th 2007 by James Patrick Kelly
(first published June 1994)
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May 26, 2012 Erich Franz Linner-Guzmann rated it it was amazing
It was sooooooo fun reading about the interwebz and online romance before the interwebz was really a "thing". That's what makes science fiction so cool. People who don't read science fiction never realise that all the advantages they enjoy (and the horrors they endure) were predicted years and sometimes decades before by sci-fi writers. Sci-fi writers are true prophets.
James Patrick Kelly (please, call him Jim) has had an eclectic writing career. He has written novels, short stories, essays, reviews, poetry, plays and planetarium shows. His short novel Burn won the Science Fiction Writers of America's Nebula Award in 2007. He has won the World Science Fiction Society’s Hugo Award twice: in 1996, for his novelette “Think Like A Dinosaur” and in 2000, for his nove ...moreMore about James Patrick Kelly...
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