Worldmakers

SF Adventures in Terraforming

Gardner Dozois, editor

St. Martin's Griffin

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When mankind moves out to the stars, the colonists of the future will remake the worlds they inhabit in their image. Included here are twenty stories from the most imaginative writers in the field, including:

Poul Anderson * Stephen Baxter * Gregory Benford * Arthur C. Clarke * Greg Egan * Joe Haldeman * Philip Jennings * William H. Kieth * Geoffrey A. Landis * Ian McDonald * Richard McKenna * Laura Mixon * G. David Nordley * Robert Reed * Kim Stanley Robinson * Pamela Sargent * Cordwainer Smith * Bruce Sterling * John Varley * Roger Zelazny

These are the stories of the explorers and pioneers who transform their destinations in the image of their distant home--exciting tales of alien landscapes and the struggle to make them suit human desires.

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The Big RainPOUL ANDERSON


One of the best-known writers in science fiction, Poul Anderson made his first sale in 1947, while he was still in college, and in the course of his subsequent career has published almost a hundred books (in several different fields, as Anderson has written historical novels, fantasies, and mysteries, in addition to SF), sold hundreds of short pieces to every conceivable market, and won seven Hugo Awards, three Nebula Awards, and the Tolkien Memorial Award for life achievement.Anderson had trained to be a scientist, taking a degree in physics from the University

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"A varied, interesting, and worthy examination of human characters whose need to change their environment is inextricably linked to their need to change themselves."
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WORLDMAKERS by Gardner Dozois | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of WORLDMAKERS SF Adventures in Terraforming. Twenty previously published stories, assembled by SF's most prolific editor, in which writers old and new imagine how other planets might be shaped into havens for human life.
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Gardner Dozois, editor

Gardner Dozois edits the Year's Best Science Fiction anthologies and Asimov's SF magazine from his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has won the Hugo Award for Best Editor many times.

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Worldmakers
SF Adventures in Terraforming
Gardner Dozois, editor

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
April 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429961868
ISBN10: 1429961864
400 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
December 2001
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312275709
ISBN10: 0312275706
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 400 pages
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