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A Place So Foreign and Eight More

A Place So Foreign and Eight More( )
Author: Doctorow, Cory
Sterling, Bruce
Doctorow, Cory
Introduction by: Sterling, Bruce
Doctorow, Cory
ISBN:978-1-56858-286-3
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:Running Press
Imprint:Running Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

Considered one of the most promising science fiction writers, Cory Doctorow's name is already mentioned with such SF greats as J.G. Ballard, Michael Moorcock, William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. He was awarded the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Science Fiction Writer at the 2000 Hugo Awards. Cory's singular tales push the boundaries of the genre, exploring pop culture, trash, nerd pride, and the nexus of technology and social change. His work is a roadmap to the possible futures...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.625 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds
Author Biography
Doctorow, Cory (Author)
Writer and activist Cory Doctorow was born in Toronto, Canada on July 17, 1971. In 1999 he co-founded a free software company called Opencola and served as Canadian Regional Director of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. For four years he worked as European Affairs Coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and in 2007 won its Pioneer Award. His first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, won a Locus Award for Best First Novel. His short story collection A Place So Foreign and Eight More won a Sunburst Award, and his bestselling novel Little Brother received the 2009 Prometheus Award, a Sunburst Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Doctorow also writes nonfiction books and articles, and he co-edits the blog Boing Boing.

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