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Friend's Best Man (1987) [Short Story]
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This story is about an amputee's bewildered relationship with a dying girl and a dog that can predict the future.

Originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1987.

Also appears in:

  • The Year’s Best Fantasy: First Annual Collection
  • Dogtales!
  • The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook
  • Demons and Dreams, ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, Legend 1989
  • The Panic Hand, HarperCollins UK, 1995.

Nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Best Short Story in 1987.

Original title: Friend's Best Man
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Year’s Best Fantasy: First Annual Collection, the (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Jonathan Carroll , Ursula K. Le Guin , M. John Harrison , George R. R. Martin , Harlan Ellison , Alan Moore , Charles de Lint , John Brunner , Lucius Shepard , Ramsey Campbell , William F. Nolan , Craig Shaw Gardner , Joe Haldeman , Douglas E. Winter , Joyce Carol Oates , Jane Yolen , John Mason Skipp , Ed Bryant , Steven Brust , Terri Windling , T.M. Wright , Delia Sherman , Craig Spector , Michael Shea , Patricia C. Wrede , Lisa Tuttle , Carol Emshwiller , Kathryn Ptacek , David J. Schow , Natalie Babbitt , Joan Aiken , Michael McDowell , Susan Palwick , Gwyneth Jones , John Robert Bensink , Ellen Datlow , Elizabeth S. Helfman
     Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook, the (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Jonathan Carroll , Dan Simmons , Lucius Shepard , Pat Murphy , Howard Waldrop , Paul Di Filippo , Kate Wilhelm , Garry D. Kilworth , Lisa Tuttle , Marta Randall , Richard Kadrey , Felix C. Gotschalk
     Dogtales! (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Jonathan Carroll , Philip K. Dick , Harlan Ellison , L. Sprague de Camp , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Fletcher Pratt , Damon Knight , Pat Murphy , Algis Budrys , Michael Bishop , Kate Wilhelm , Damien Broderick , John Christopher , Bruce Boston , M. Sargent Mackay , Jerrold J. Mundis

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