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Product Description: In HEROICS, Irene--like everyone in the future--struggles with boredom. Food, clothing, and all the necessities of human life have been taken care of. But, what does that leave of life itself? At eighty-two, Irene sets out on a pilgrimage across America hoping to find the answer...read more

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9781497640085 | Ingram Pub Services, September 16, 2014, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: In HEROICS, Irene--like everyone in the future--struggles with boredom.

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Product Description: The death of a pet fish signals an ominous threat of wordwide tragedy... Delta Company “plays” out a war light years away... A running back for the Cleveland Browns gives his all to relive a night from his past…In IRRATIONAL NUMBERS, as with much of his work, author George Alec Effinger straddles the line between allegorical fantasy and science fiction...read more

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9781497640092 | Ingram Pub Services, September 16, 2014, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: The death of a pet fish signals an ominous threat of wordwide tragedy.

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Product Description: Nebula Award Finalist Doctor, watch out! As Dore stood by, he saw the Doctor backing slowly into the corner where he would meet his fate. Initially defending himself with a torch, the Doctor searched frantically for a new method of defense...read more

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9781497640108 | Ingram Pub Services, September 16, 2014, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Nebula Award Finalist Doctor, watch out!
9780759225923 | E-Rights/E-Reads Ltd, October 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Doctor, watch out!
9781557850775 | Reprint edition (Bart Books, December 1, 1988), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Nebula Award Finalist Doctor, watch out!

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9781497640078 | Ingram Pub Services, September 16, 2014, cover price $13.99

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Product Description: A dark and gritty trip into the imagination of one of science fiction's most gifted authors, this collection presents all nine tales of the Budayeen gathered together in one archival-quality volume, available for the first time in more than 20 years...read more

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9781930846197 | Golden Gryphon Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of stories, including 'Slow, slow burn,' 'King of the cyber rifles,' and 'The city on the sand.

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9781930846562 | Golden Gryphon Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A dark and gritty trip into the imagination of one of science fiction's most gifted authors, this collection presents all nine tales of the Budayeen gathered together in one archival-quality volume, available for the first time in more than 20 years.

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Product Description: This volume of science fiction thrillers contains a novel and seven short stories centered on the semi-autobiographical character Sandor Courane. The collection’s feature novel, In the Wolves of Memory, paints a world where Earth’s governing body, the Representatives, has relinquished control to an increasingly intelligent and self-aware computer known as TECT...read more
By George Alec Effinger, Andrew Fox (other contributor) and Mike Resnick (introduced by)

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9781930846470 | Golden Gryphon Pr, June 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This volume of science fiction thrillers contains a novel and seven short stories centered on the semi-autobiographical character Sandor Courane.

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A conclusion to a series that began with When Gravity Fails and A Fire In the Sun finds MarŒd Audran settling into newfound wealth and privilege as an enforcer for one of the city's most feared men, only to be accused of murder and sentenced to exile and death in the Arabian desert, where he and his employer must face harrowing odds in order to survive and exact revenge. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780765313607 | Reprint edition (Orb Books, June 27, 2006), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: A conclusion to a series that began with When Gravity Fails and A Fire In the Sun finds MarŒd Audran settling into newfound wealth and privilege as an enforcer for one of the city's most feared men, only to be accused of murder and sentenced to exile and death in the Arabian desert, where he and his employer must face harrowing odds in order to survive and exact revenge.
9780553296648 | Reprint edition (Spectra, March 1, 1992), cover price $4.99 | also contains Methods Mathematical Physics | About this edition: The right hand man to one of the most feared men in the Arab world, Marid Audran is just beginning to enjoy the wealth and privilege of his position when he and his boss, the powerful Friedlander Bey, are accused of murder.
9780385414241 | Doubleday, April 1, 1991, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Convicted of murder, Friedlander Bey and his aide, Marid Audran, are exiled to the desert, and Marid must keep Bey alive and return to hostile Budayeen

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In a sequel to When Gravity Fails, Marid, having risen from an impoverished Arabian ghetto hustler to a powerful cop under the thumb of a local mob boss, struggles with a lack of independence while investigating a series of brutal crimes linked to the mobster's chief rival. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780385263245 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, June 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | also contains Save Money | About this edition: Marid Audran has become everything he once despised.

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9780765313591 | Reprint edition (Orb Books, February 21, 2006), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In a sequel to When Gravity Fails, Marid, having risen from an impoverished Arabian ghetto hustler to a powerful cop under the thumb of a local mob boss, struggles with a lack of independence while investigating a series of brutal crimes linked to the mobster's chief rival.
9780553274073, titled "Fire in the Sun" | Reissue edition (Spectra, March 1, 1990), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Relates the story of Marid Audran, who rises from street punk to the right-hand-man of the boss of twenty-first-century Algiers, a position filled with danger
9780385263498 | Doubleday, June 1, 1989, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: The sequel to "When Gravity Fails" and winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards, this sees the return of Marid Audran, the once small-time street hustler.

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Hired by a two-hundred-year-old underground crime lord to carry out a vengeance attack, Marid Audrian is altered with sophisticated surgical implants that will enable him to counter a deadly killer whose abilities have been enhanced by the personalities of history's most notorious psychopaths. By the author of Schrodinger's Kitten. Reprint.

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9780877958512 | Arbor House Pub Co, January 1, 1987, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Set in a decadent Arab ghetto, this tale is about a tough man who resists corruption at great cost, in spite of drugs, personality implants, and murder

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9780765313584 | Reprint edition (Orb Books, November 1, 2005), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Hired by a two-hundred-year-old underground crime lord to carry out a vengeance attack, Marid Audrian is altered with sophisticated surgical implants that will enable him to counter a deadly killer whose abilities have been enhanced by the personalities of history's most notorious psychopaths.
9780553255553 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, January 1, 1988), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Set in a decadent Arab ghetto, this tale is about a tough man who resists corruption at great cost, in spite of drugs, personality implants, and murder

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Product Description: There were no minarets in the Budayeen, but in the city all around the walled quarters there were many mosques. Leaning against a grimy wall, Jehan heard the chanted cries of the muezzins, but she paid them no mind. She stared at the dead body at her feet, the body of a boy a few years older than she, someone she had seen about the Budayeen but whom she did not know by name...read more

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9781561465422, titled "Schrodinger's Kitten" | Pulphouse Pub, March 1, 1992, cover price $1.95 | About this edition: There were no minarets in the Budayeen, but in the city all around the walled quarters there were many mosques.

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9781884612381, titled "Schrodinger's Kitten" | 1 una edition (Audiotext, June 15, 2004), cover price $10.99 | About this edition: There were no minarets in the Budayeen, but in the city all around the walled quarters there were many mosques.

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9781884612268, titled "Schrodinger's Kitten" | Unabridged edition (Audiotext, March 1, 2000), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: There were no minarets in the Budayeen, but in the city all around the walled quarters there were many mosques.

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9780759224667 | E-Rights/E-Reads Ltd, April 30, 2004, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: In these eleven short stories by speculative fiction master George Alec Effinger, New York's populace must deal with the realities of a bipolar existence; patients' brains are cut to tiny pieces in a clinical search for the medical definition of bliss; a little child's natural fear of the dark is exploded into new mind-bending phobias and a cartoon favorite pays a personal visit to an aging, aching fan...read more

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9780759222328 | E-Rights/E-Reads Ltd, February 28, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In these eleven short stories by speculative fiction master George Alec Effinger, New York's populace must deal with the realities of a bipolar existence; patients' brains are cut to tiny pieces in a clinical search for the medical definition of bliss; a little child's natural fear of the dark is exploded into new mind-bending phobias and a cartoon favorite pays a personal visit to an aging, aching fan.

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Product Description: Epic Science Fiction In the 22nd century, humanity has ventured to the stars. Yet amid the wonders of this new age, mankind faces many dangers from without and within. Alien races, fractious colonies, contending governments, ruthless corporations and aberrant mutations all vie for supremacy...read more

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9781565047501 | Lslf edition (White Wolf Pub, November 1, 1997), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Epic Science Fiction In the 22nd century, humanity has ventured to the stars.

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Product Description: Book by Effinger, George Alec

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9781883722012 | Swan Pr, June 1, 1993, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Book by Effinger, George Alec

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Sixty-seven centuries in the future, a bureaucratic snafu makes Millard Fillmore Pierce the Milky Way's representative to an invasion force from another dimension

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9780312851514, titled "The Red Tape War" | Tor Books, April 1, 1991, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Sixty-seven centuries in the future, a bureaucratic snafu makes Millard Fillmore Pierce the Milky Way's representative to an invasion force from another dimension

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9780812512823 | Reprint edition (Tom Doherty Assoc Llc, December 1, 1991), cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Sixty-seven centuries in the future, a bureaucratic snafu makes Millard Fillmore Pierce the Milky Way's representative to an invasion force from another dimension

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While attending college in Michigan, van Eyck concocts a plan to get rich quick by stealing computer tapes containing the payrolls of the three major auto companies and ransoming them back during labor negotiations

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9780312930547 | Tor Books, March 1, 1988, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: While attending college in Michigan, van Eyck concocts a plan to get rich quick by stealing computer tapes containing the payrolls of the three major auto companies and ransoming them back during labor negotiations

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When social misfit Sandor Courane is sent to Epsilon Eridani by TECT, the electronic ruler of Earth, he searches for a cure to the fatal disease infecting the inhabitants of the planet

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9780425056288 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, October 1, 1982), cover price $2.50 | About this edition: When social misfit Sandor Courane is sent to Epsilon Eridani by TECT, the electronic ruler of Earth, he searches for a cure to the fatal disease infecting the inhabitants of the planet

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