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Insistence of vision : a short story collection / David Brin.

Brin, David, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greentown PL - Greentown AF BRIN (Text) 75342000081696 Adult Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library SCI FIC BRIN (Text) 37500004351652 Science Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Brin (Text) 31208912447440 fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1611882206
  • ISBN: 9781611882209
  • ISBN: 9781611882216
  • ISBN: 1611882214
  • Physical Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Stamford, CT : The Story Plant, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical information.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / by Vernor Vinge -- The heresy of science fiction -- What we may become. Insistence of vision ; Transition generation ; Chrysalis ; Stones of significance ; News from 2035: a glitch in medicine cabinet 3.5 -- How we'll endure (tales of the Coss domination). Logs ; Tumbledowns of Cleopatra Abyss ; Eloquent elepents pine away for the moon's crystal forests -- When we overcome. Mars opposition ; A professor at Harvard ; I could've done better ; Paris conquers all ; A retrospective by Jules Verne -- Who we'll meet. Fortitude ; An ever-reddening glow ; Diplomacy Guild ; Other side of the hill -- Where we will go. Temptation ; Avalon probes ; Six-word tales ; Reality check -- Why we'll persevere. Waging war with reality.
Summary, etc.:
"The future is a daunting realm, filled with real and imagined perils. So enter it prepared! Visit a chillingly plausible tomorrow, when prisoners may be sent to asteroidal gulags. Or might prisons vanish and felons roam, seeing only what society allows?" --
Subject: Speculative fiction.
Social evolution > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Science fiction.

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