Wild cards: Inside straight

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Wild cards volume 18.
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1st ed.
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IL: UG - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 20
In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent of those who survived mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The "Wild Cards" shared-universe series, created and edited since 1987 by "New York Times" #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin along with Melinda Snodgrass, is the tale of the history of the world since then--and of the heroes among that one percent. Originally begun in 1986, long before George R. R. Martin became a household name among fantasy readers ("The American Tolkien" --"Time "magazine), the "Wild Cards" series earned a reputation among connoisseurs for its smart reimagining of the superhero idea. Now, with "Inside Straight," the Wild Cards continuity jumps forward to a new generation of major characters, entirely accessible to Martin's hundreds of thousands of new readers, with all-original stories by Martin himself, along with Daniel Abraham, Michael Cassutt, and Stephen Leigh, among others.
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Grouped Work ID 729d2cc7-1f55-f5bf-50db-85087c44fc68
Grouping Title wild cards inside straight
Grouping Author george r r martin
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-04-11 04:46:16AM
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display_description A new generation of aces comes of age as twenty-one of them compete against each other in a series of tasks and stunts on the blockbuster TV reality show "American Hero," and John Fortune, son of the show's creator, discovers his destiny.
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publishDate 2008
record_details ils:a523241|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Tor,|2008.|384 pages ; 25 cm.
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series Wild cards
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subject_facet Science fiction, Science fiction, American, Short stories
title_display Wild cards. Inside straight
title_full Wild cards. Inside straight / edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; and written by Daniel Abraham [and others]
title_short Wild cards
title_sub Inside straight
topic_facet Science fiction, American