Worlds Near and Far: Seven Science Fiction Tales

Kay Kenyon
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Of starships, aliens, and butterflies.Collected in this volume are stories set in space and at home--as far as Alpha Centauri and as close as a town near you. In space, we'll walk the decks of a generation ship, visit a starship graveyard and test-drive quantum teleportation. On the home planet we'll watch gargoyles come to life, meet aliens who offer far-flung tourism, ride on the shoulders of an avatar, and enter a new green world where metal and plastic bow down to the seeds of time. There will also be a butterfly.

"Kenyon writes beautifully, her characters are multilayered, and her extrasolar worlds are real and nuanced while at the same time truly alien." --Robert J. Sawyer 

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Kay Kenyon is the author of fifteen science fiction and fantasy novels. Her work has been shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick award, the John W. Campbell Memorial award, and the American Library Association Reading List award. Some of her previously published short stories are brought together in two collections, Dystopia: Seven Dark and Hopeful Tales andWorlds Near and Far. She is a founding member of the Write on the River organization in Wenatchee, Washington.

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Kay Kenyon
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Jul 13, 2019
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116
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English
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Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
Fiction / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Exploration
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