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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Publishing Group
On Sale: 04/01/2011
ISBN: 9781429961868400 Pages
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.
The Big Rain
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...
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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. - Kirkus Reviews