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Surfacing (1988) [Short Story]
by Walter Jon Williams Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

A researcher struggling to communicate with cryptic marine animals is unexpectedly distracted by romance and a god-like alien.

First published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1988.

Reprinted in:

  • The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection
  • Facets (1990)
  • The Mammoth Book of Modern Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1980s, ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh, Carroll & Graf 1993

Original title: Surfacing
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixth Annual Collection, the (1989) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bruce Sterling , George Alec Effinger , Kim Stanley Robinson , Lucius Shepard , Pat Cadigan , Nancy Kress , Mike Resnick , Kristine Kathryn Rusch , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Brian M. Stableford , Lewis Shiner , Harry Turtledove , Walter Jon Williams , Kathe Koja , John Kessel , Howard Waldrop , Connie Willis , James Patrick Kelly , Kim Newman , Bruce McAllister , Steven Gould , Judith Moffett , Eileen Gunn , James Lawson , Stephen Kraus
     Facets (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Walter Jon Williams

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