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Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection, the (1988) [Anthology]
by Neal Barrett, Jr. Michael Bishop Octavia E. Butler Pat Cadigan Orson Scott Card Michael F. Flynn Karen Joy Fowler R. García y Robertson Alexander Jablokov James Patrick Kelly Ursula K. Le Guin Joseph Manzione Bruce McAllister Paul J. McAuley Michael McDowell Pat Murphy Kim Stanley Robinson Lucius Shepard Robert Silverberg Bruce Sterling Howard Waldrop Ian Watson Dean Whitlock Kate Wilhelm Walter Jon Williams Gene Wolfe Rating: Weighted - 9.3 / Average - 10.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Year's Best Science Fiction
Part: 5

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Anthology of the best sf and fantasy stories of 1987, including two Nebula nominees.


  • Summation: 1987 by Gardner R. Dozois
  • Rachel in Love by Pat Murphy
  • Dream Baby by Bruce McAllister
  • Flowers of Edo by Bruce Sterling
  • Forever Yours, Anna by Kate Wilhelm
  • At the Cross-Time Jaunter’s Ball by Alexander Jablokov
  • Dinosaurs by Walter Jon Williams
  • The Temporary King by Paul J. McAuley
  • Perpetuity Blues by Neal Barrett, Jr.
  • Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Pardoner’s Tale by Robert Silverberg
  • Glass Cloud by James Patrick Kelly
  • The Evening and the Morning and the Night by Octavia E. Butler
  • Night of the Cooters by Howard Waldrop
  • Angel by Pat Cadigan
  • Shades by Lucius Shepard
  • The Faithful Companion at Forty by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Candle in a Cosmic Wind by Joseph Manzione
  • The Emir’s Clock by Ian Watson
  • Ever After by Susan Palwick
  • The Forest of Time by Michael F. Flynn
  • The Million-Dollar Wound by Dean Whitlock
  • The Moon of Popping Trees by R. Garcia y Robertson
  • Diner by Neal Barrett, Jr.
  • All the Hues of Hell by Gene Wolfe
  • Halley’s Passing by Michael McDowell
  • America by Orson Scott Card
  • For Thus Do I Remember Carthage by Michael Bishop
  • Mother Goddess of the World by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Honorable Mentions: 1987

Edited by Gardner R. Dozois

Original title: The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Ever After (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Susan Palwick
     Rachel in Love (1987) [Novelette]
      Author: Pat Murphy
     Shades (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Lucius Shepard
     Mother Goddess of the World (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
     Glass Cloud (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: James Patrick Kelly
     All the Hues of Hell (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     Temporary King, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Paul J. McAuley
     Forest of Time, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael F. Flynn
     Dream Baby (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Bruce McAllister
     Faithful Companion at Forty, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Karen Joy Fowler
     Forever Yours, Anna (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Kate Wilhelm
     Evening and the Morning and the Night, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Octavia E. Butler
     Halley’s Passing (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael McDowell
     Perpetuity Blues (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Neal Barrett, Jr.
     Million-Dollar Wound, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Dean Whitlock
     Flowers of Edo (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Bruce Sterling
     Candle in a Cosmic Wind (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Joseph Manzione
     Night of the Cooters (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Howard Waldrop
     America (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Orson Scott Card
     Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight (1987) [Novelette]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Moon of Popping Trees, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: R. García y Robertson
     At the Cross-Time Jaunter’s Ball (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Alexander Jablokov
     Emir's Clock, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Ian Watson
     Angel (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Pat Cadigan
     For Thus Do I Remember Carthage (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael Bishop
     Pardoner's Tale, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg
     Diner (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Neal Barrett, Jr.
     Dinosaurs (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Walter Jon Williams

Edition #1: Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection, the

Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection, the (1988)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Gardner R. Dozois
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Year’s Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection, the (1988)

ISBN: 0312018533

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