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A Nebula and Hugo Award-winning writer of science fiction presents a collection of essays that explores the various issues, concepts, challenges, and paradoxes that confront the science fiction writer..
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|Manufacturer:||G.P. Putnam's Sons|
|Publisher:||G.P. Putnam's Sons|
|Studio:||G.P. Putnam's Sons|
|Package Weight:||0.79 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.85 x 0.73 x 0.73 inches|
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By Roger W Shuy
mpn: figs.tabs., ean: 9780761913467, isbn: 0761913467,
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