Vanishing Acts

A Science Fiction Anthology

Edited by Ellen Datlow

Tor Books

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Stories by Suzy McKee Charnas, Ted Chiang, Avram Davidson, Karen Joy Fowler, Paul McAuley, Brian Stableford, and others.

The theme of this anthology is "endangered species", loosely interpreted to include in some cases the human race. The contents are four excellent reprints and a dozen new stories, including a new novella from Ted Chiang, one of the hottest young story writers in SF. This is a distinguished original anthology fit to put on the shelf beside Starlight.

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Vanishing Acts
Suzy McKee Charnas, a born and bred New Yorker, has lived with her husband in New Mexico for the past thirty years. She has taught high school and university classes and still gladly does teaching or speaking engagements in the areas of writing and SF. Her first novel, Walk to the End of the World (1974), was a John VV. Campbell Award finalist. The Conqueror's Child, the fourth book of the series begun with Walk, completed that extensive fiction project in 1999. Various SF and fantasy books and stories have won her the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the Mythopoeic Society's

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"The stories range from good to unforgettable."--Publishers Weekly

"There's plenty of good pieces--too darn many to list."--San Diego Union-Tribune

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Edited by Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow is a winner of six World Fantasy Awards, of the Hugo Award for Best Editor, and of the Bram Stoker Award. In a career spanning more than twenty-five years, she has been the long-time fiction editor of Omni and more recently the fiction editor of SCIFI.COM. She has edited many successful anthologies, including Blood Is Not Enough, A Whisper of Blood, and with Terri Windling Snow White, Blood Red and the rest of their Fairy Tales series. She has also edited the Year's Best Fantasy and Horror series, The Green Man, and for younger readers The Wind at the Door and Swan Sister. Ellen Datlow lives in Manhattan.

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Vanishing Acts
A Science Fiction Anthology
Edited by Ellen Datlow

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World Fantasy Award - Finalist

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Tor Books
July 2001
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ISBN: 9781466821385
ISBN10: 1466821388
384 pages
$7.99
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