The Resource Old Mars

Old Mars

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Old Mars
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Old Mars
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Fifteen all-new stories by science fiction's top talents, collected by bestselling author George R. R. Martin and multiple-award winning editor Gardner Dozois Burroughs's A Princess of Mars. Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles. Heinlein's Red Planet. These and so many more inspired generations of readers with a sense that science fiction's greatest wonders did not necessarily lie far in the future or light-years across the galaxy but were to be found right now on a nearby world tantalizingly similar to our own--a red planet that burned like an ember in our night sky . . . and in our imaginations. This new anthology of fifteen all-original science fiction stories, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, celebrates the Golden Age of Science Fiction, an era filled with tales of interplanetary colonization and derring-do. Before the advent of powerful telescopes and space probes, our solar system could be imagined as teeming with strange life-forms and ancient civilizations--by no means always friendly to the dominant species of Earth. And of all the planets orbiting that G-class star we call the Sun, none was so steeped in an aura of romantic decadence, thrilling mystery, and gung-ho adventure as Mars. Join such seminal contributors as Michael Moorcock, Mike Resnick, Joe R. Lansdale, S. M. Stirling, Mary Rosenblum, Ian McDonald, Liz Williams, James S. A. Corey, and others in this brilliant retro anthology that turns its back on the cold, all-but-airless Mars of the Mariner probes and instead embraces an older, more welcoming, more exotic Mars: a planet of ancient canals cutting through red deserts studded with the ruined cities of dying races. FEATURING ALL-NEW STORIES BY James S. A. CoreyPhyllis EisensteinMatthew HughesJoe R. LansdaleDavid D. LevineIan McDonaldMichael MoorcockMike ResnickChris RobersonMary RosenblumMelinda SnodgrassAllen M. SteeleS. M. StirlingHoward WaldropLiz Williams And an Introduction by George R. R. Martin!Praise for Old Mars "Strong, fun and evocative."--Tor.com "A fantastic anthology . . . Pulp magic lives in these pages."--BookhoundFrom the Hardcover edition
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  • Martin, George R. R
  • Dozois, Gardner
  • Moorcock, Michael
  • Lansdale, Joe R
  • Corey, James S.A
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  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Short Stories
  • Thriller
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Old Mars
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9780345538598
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optical disk
Label
Old Mars
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780345538598
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Joe A. Guerra, Laredo Public Library – MainBorrow it
      1120 E. Calton Road, Laredo, TX, 78041, US
      27.5416154 -99.4826071
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