Gravity Wells: Speculative Fiction Stories

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HarperCollins, May 1, 2005 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Award-winning author James Alan Gardner evokes a sense of wonder that is synonymous with great speculative fiction. Now, in his first short-story collection, he brings together the numerous tales that have made his reputation, ranging from the everyday experience to the cosmic, from peanut butter sandwiches to space drives. There are stories of wonder, imagination, humanity, and the unknown and tales that remind us of the importance of possibility.

Some of the stories in this collection have won the Aurora Award and the grand prize in the prestigious Writers of the Future contest and been nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, while others are completely new and undiscovered.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

One of my favorite authors for his League of People novels, but for some reason these stories were just, I dunno, odd & unsuccessful. And yes, I do like short stories, so it's not that I'm coming from the wrong pov. Read full review

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User Review  - MyriadBooks - LibraryThing

This is Gardner's first collection of stories, and the stories inside are largely reprinted from previous publications. I haven't read much of Gardner before, and I picked this book up at the library ... Read full review

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