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ISBN-10: 1551110776

ISBN-13: 9781551110776

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ISBN-10: 1933354984

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By Nell Freudenberger

ISBN-10: 0061461784

ISBN-13: 9780061461781

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By William J. Hopkins, Diantha W. Horne

ISBN-10: 1599153025

ISBN-13: 9781599153025

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By Gardner Dozois

ISBN-10: 0312308604

ISBN-13: 9780312308605

Greatly considered as the single crucial e-book for each technology fiction fan, The Year's top technological know-how Fiction (Winner of the 2002 Locus Award for most sensible Anthology) keeps to uphold its average of excellence with greater than dozen tales representing the former year's most sensible SF writing. This year's quantity contains Ian R. MacLeod, Nancy Kress, Greg Egan, Maureen F. McHugh, Robert Reed, Paul McAuley, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Charles Stross, John Kessel, Gregory Benford and lots of different proficient authors of SF, in addition to thorough summations of the 12 months and a suggested analyzing record.

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By Carlin Romano

ISBN-10: 1936070634

ISBN-13: 9781936070633

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By Zalman King

ISBN-10: 0425202798

ISBN-13: 9780425202791

ISBN-10: 078655729X

ISBN-13: 9780786557295

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