Fire Watch

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Bantam Books, 1998 - Fiction - 271 pages
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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.  Her startling and powerful works have redefined the boundaries of contemporary science fiction.  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.  In "A Letter from the Clearys," a routine message from distant friends shatters the fragile world of a beleaguered family.  In "The Sidon in the Mirror," a mutant with the unconscious urge to become other people finds himself becoming both killer and victim.  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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This was my first Willis read, and I quite enjoyed it. It's a story about time travel, and the main character goes back in time to the Blitz and is put on the fire watch for St. Paul's cathedral (for ... Read full review

Contents

Fire Watch
2
Service for the Burial of the Dead
46
Lost and Found
66
All My Darling Daughters
82
The Father of the B ride
107
And Come from Miles Around
128
The Sidon in the Mirror
144
Daisy in the Sun
180
MailOrder Clone
202
ued Moon
233
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Connie Willis lives in Greeley, Colorado, with her family.

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