The Shipshape Miracle: And Other Stories

The Shipshape Miracle And Other Stories Nine tales of imagination and wonder from one of the formative voices of science fiction and fantasy the author of Way Station and City Named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America

  • Title: The Shipshape Miracle: And Other Stories
  • Author: Clifford D. Simak David W. Wixon
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Nine tales of imagination and wonder from one of the formative voices of science fiction and fantasy, the author of Way Station and City Named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Clifford D Simak was a preeminent voice during the decades that established sci fi as a genre to be reckoned with Held in the same esteem as fellow luminaries Isaac AsiNine tales of imagination and wonder from one of the formative voices of science fiction and fantasy, the author of Way Station and City Named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Clifford D Simak was a preeminent voice during the decades that established sci fi as a genre to be reckoned with Held in the same esteem as fellow luminaries Isaac Asimov, Robert A Heinlein, and Ray Bradbury, his novels continue to enthrall today s readers And his short fiction is still as gripping and surprising now as when it first entertained an entire generation of fans The title story is just one example of this Cheviot Sherwood doesn t believe in miracles They never seem to pay off So when he s marooned on a planet with no plan for escape and no working radio, he takes it in stride and prepares for a long stay gathering food, making shelter, and collecting all the diamonds the world has to offer But when a ship like none he s ever encountered lands, he sees his salvation and an opportunity to take the priceless craft for himself Unfortunately, his rescuer has the same idea This volume also includes the celebrated short works Eternity Lost, Shotgun Cure, and Paradise, among others Each story includes an introduction by David W Wixon, literary executor of the Clifford D Simak estate and editor of this ebook.

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    1. This is volume 10 of a complete collection of the writings of Clifford D. Simak, who won 3 Nebula awards, 1 Hugo Award, and was the third Grand Master of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1977. It’s my sixth volume of Simak stories, and it’s my favorite so far, which is saying a good deal. Thanks go to Net Galley, Open Road Media, and David W. Wixon, whose brief, useful notes set context for each of these stories. Wixon and Open Road have republished Simak’s work digita [...]

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