Future On Fire

Future on Fire (Volume 1)

Edited by Orson Scott Card

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A provocative collection of short fiction, edited by one of science fiction's best-known names. 
Of particular interest are several stories from the cyberpunk school, as well as Pat Murphy's Nebula award winning `"Rachel in Love'' and Ursula LeGuin's wonderful "Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight.''

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FUTURE ON FIRE (Chapter Rachel in Love)

Most writers are pretty ordinary-looking people, not worth describing. When we look unusual it's usually on the side of gawkiness or geekishness, for ours is a profession that doesn't require us to make a strong personal impression; rather it requires us to hole up for days and weeks on end with no one but a forgiving family and a typewriter or computer for company.

But some writers do choose to present themselves with a degree of flamboyance. Some festoon themselves like cockatoos; others collect an audience by being loud, outrageous, or otherwise

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Born in Richland, Washington in 1951, Orson Scott Card grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He lived in Brazil for two years as an unpaid missionary for the Mormon Church and received degrees from Brigham Young University (1975) and the University of Utah (1981). The author of numerous books, Card was the first writer to receive both the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel two years in a row, first for Ender's Game and then for the sequel Speaker for the Dead. He lives with his wife and children in North Carolina.

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Future On Fire
Edited by Orson Scott Card

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February 1991
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ISBN: 9781429965170
ISBN10: 1429965177
384 pages
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