Lafferty in Orbit

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Wildside Press LLC, Dec 1, 1991 - Fiction - 220 pages
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User Review  - ashleybessbrown - LibraryThing

A collection of Lafferty's more coherent - or, at least less brain-knottingly, dimensionally gymnastic - short stories, published in the science fiction magazine Orbit. But even Lafferty's novels ... Read full review

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User Review  - siejay - Goodreads

Yes, I am a Lafferty partisan. You would be too if you read him. I was fed Past Master first and didn't really like it, but then discovered his short fiction, learned how to digest it, and I was off ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
5
All Pieces of a River Shore
17
Bright Coins in NeverEnding Stream
29
Flaming Ducks and Giant Bread
35
The Skinny People of Leptophlebo Street
61
Continued on Next Rock
73
Entire and Perfect Chrysolite
91
Great Day in the Morning
101
Royal Licorice
139
And Name My Name
155
Configuration of the North Shore
175
Dorg
185
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

R. A. Lafferty is a writer and retired newspaperman in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has written many stories and several books, including Archipelago, The Devil Is Dead, Not to Mention Camels, and Ringing Changes.

Damon Knight earned his reputation as a modern master of the short story with such classics as "I See You," "The Handler," "To Serve Man," and "The Country of the Kind." He and his wife, Kate Wilhelm, taught short-story writing at the Clarion Workshop for almost thirty years, during which time he worked with many of today's prominent writers. Knight has also received the C.E.S. Wood Award and the SFWA Grand Master Award for his writing.

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