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Stories for an Enchanted Afternoon [Hardcover]

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The first story in this collection of the author's best short fiction, "Millennium Babies," looks at the "losers," the infants who are not the first born in the New Year. Then in the novella "The Gallery of His Dreams," a finalist for the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards, the life and talent of Matthew Brady, a daguerreotype photographer who photographs the horrors of future wars and atrocities in order to preserve the past, is detailed. The collection also includes "Skin Deep," "Echea," "Coolhunting," "Going Native," "Harvest," "Strange Creatures," "Monuments of the Dead," "Spirit Guides," and "Burial Detail."

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Pages   284
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.48" Width: 5.82" Height: 1.13"
Weight:   1.22 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Golden Gryphon Press
ISBN  1930846029  
ISBN13  9781930846029  

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More About Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Fiction River is an original fiction anthology series. Modeled on successful anthology series of the past, from Orbit to Universe to Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, the goal of Fiction River is to provide a forum for "original ground-breaking fiction of all genres." Each Fiction River volume will have electronic and trade paperback issues published by WMG Publishing, and will feature some of the best new and established fiction writers in publishing. Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch are award-winning editors, as well as award-winning writers, and act as series editors for the anthologies. For more information about the authors or Fiction River, go to

Kristine Kathryn Rusch currently resides in Eugene, in the state of Oregon.

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1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > General
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States
4Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Authors, A-Z > ( R ) > Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
5Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Anthologies
6Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > General

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Truly lives up to its title!  Oct 14, 2001
Kristine Kathryn Rusch has authored more than fifty novels, won numerous awards, and is an effective, talented, and experienced storyteller. Stories For An Enchanted Afternoon showcases her best short fiction in the field of science fiction and will serve to introduce her to a whole new generation of readers. The stories comprising this outstanding anthology include: Skin Deep; Echea; Coolhunting; Going Native; Millennium Babies; Harvest; Strange Creatures; Monuments to the Dead; Spirit Guides; Burial Detail; and The Gallery of His Dreams. Augmented with a foreword by science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson, Kristine Rusch's Stories For An Enchanted Afternoon truly lives up to its title!
From the Editor, Marty Halpern, Golden Gryphon Press  Sep 21, 2001
As the editor of Kristine Kathryn Rusch's first short fiction collection, STORIES FOR AN ENCHANTED AFTERNOON, I'm a bit too biased to actually rate this book. But I did want all of Kris's readers to know that one of the stories contained in this collection, "Millennium Babies," has recently won the 2001 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. In fact, you might be interested to know that the title for this collection was originally MILLENNIUM BABIES: A SHORT STORY COLLECTION! This was the title Kris chose when she submitted the manuscript to Golden Gryphon Press. However, our distributor was hesitant to accept a book with "Millennium" in the title because so many other such books had already been published and the "Millennium" was now, of course, passé. So we agreed to make a title change. If only we had known . . .
none  May 30, 2001
Whether set in a grim future, or fantastical realm, Rusch has an eye for detail that lends her characters a voice that's nearly poetic in quality, and stories filled with a touch of horror, humor, caution, wonder, and awe. Stories that enchant anytime... Gary S. Potter Author/Poet.

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