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The Resource Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester, introduction by Robert Silverberg ; stories selected by Robert Silverberg, Byron Preiss, and Keith R.A. DeCandido

Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester, introduction by Robert Silverberg ; stories selected by Robert Silverberg, Byron Preiss, and Keith R.A. DeCandido

Label
Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester
Title
Virtual unrealities
Title remainder
the short fiction of Alfred Bester
Statement of responsibility
introduction by Robert Silverberg ; stories selected by Robert Silverberg, Byron Preiss, and Keith R.A. DeCandido
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of science fiction stories, most of them reprints from the 1950s. In Hobson's Choice, tourists from the future visit our age to experience a nuclear war, while Adam and No Eve is on the world's last surviving male
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bester, Alfred
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
music
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.E796
LC item number
V57 1997
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Silverberg, Robert
  • Preiss, Byron
  • DeCandido, Keith R. A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Short stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester, introduction by Robert Silverberg ; stories selected by Robert Silverberg, Byron Preiss, and Keith R.A. DeCandido
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Byron Preiss book."
  • "A Vintage Books original"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disappearing act -- Oddy and Id -- Star light, star bright -- 5,271,009 -- Fondly Fahrenheit -- Hobson's choice -- Of time and Third Avenue -- Time is the traitor -- The men who murdered Mohammed -- The pi man -- They don't make life like they used to -- Will you wait? -- The flowered thundermug -- Adam and no Eve -- And 3 1/2 to go (fragment) -- Galatea Galante -- The devil without glasses (previously unpublished)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiii, 366 pages
Isbn
9780679767831
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97008738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36726483
  • (Sirsi) o36726483
  • (TMQ) o36726483
Label
Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester, introduction by Robert Silverberg ; stories selected by Robert Silverberg, Byron Preiss, and Keith R.A. DeCandido
Publication
Note
  • "A Byron Preiss book."
  • "A Vintage Books original"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disappearing act -- Oddy and Id -- Star light, star bright -- 5,271,009 -- Fondly Fahrenheit -- Hobson's choice -- Of time and Third Avenue -- Time is the traitor -- The men who murdered Mohammed -- The pi man -- They don't make life like they used to -- Will you wait? -- The flowered thundermug -- Adam and no Eve -- And 3 1/2 to go (fragment) -- Galatea Galante -- The devil without glasses (previously unpublished)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiii, 366 pages
Isbn
9780679767831
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97008738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36726483
  • (Sirsi) o36726483
  • (TMQ) o36726483

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