Gravity Wells

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Orion, Nov 27, 2014 - Fiction - 320 pages
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James Alan Gardner has been called "one of the most engaging reads in SF." His debut novel, Expendable, was acclaimed by some of science fiction's most esteemed authors. Now, in Gravity Wells, he brings together some of the stories that have helped solidify his reputation as one of the greats in speculative fiction. This collection consists of stories making their debut, previously published stories that have won the Aurora Award, the grand prize in the prestigious Writers of the Future contest, and tales that have been nominated for Hugo and Nebula Awards.

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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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James Alan Gardner (1955- )
James Alan Gardner is a Canadian science fiction author, raised in Simcoe and Bradford, Ontario. He earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Applied Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. He began publishing work of genre interest with "The Phantom of the Operator" for The University of Waterloo Courier in 1984 and has also published SF short stories in a range of periodicals, including The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and Amazing Stories. His short story "The Children of Creche" was awarded the Grand Prize in the Writers of the Future contest in 1989. Another story, "Three Hearings on the Existence of Snakes in the Human Bloodstream", won a Prix Aurora Award and was nominated for both the Nebula and Hugo Awards. Much of Gardner's career has been spent expanding the League of Peoples sequence, which begins with his first novel, Expendable (1997).

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