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Fire Watch

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Random House Publishing Group
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2010
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English
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Winner of six Nebula and five Hugo awards, Connie Willis is one of the most acclaimed and imaginative authors of our time.nbsp;nbsp;Her startling and powerful works have redefined the boundaries of contemporary science fiction.nbsp;nbsp;Here in one volume are twelve of her greatest stories, including double award-winner "Fire Watch," set in the universe of Doomsday Book and To Say Nothing of the Dog, in which a time-traveling student learns one of history's hardest lessons.nbsp;nbsp;In "A Letter from the Clearys," a routine message from distant friends shatters the fragile world of a beleaguered family.nbsp;nbsp;In "The Sidon in the Mirror," a mutant with the unconscious urge to become other people finds himself becoming both killer and victim.nbsp;nbsp;Disturbing, revealing, and provocative, this remarkable collection of short fiction brings together some of the best work of an incomparable writer whose ability to amaze, confound, and enlighten never fails.
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