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Face Value (1986) [Short Story]
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A human couple's relationship unravels after they have travelled light years to study an alien culture and civilization.

Published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November 1986.

Reprinted in:

  • Artificial Things
  • The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: A 40th Anniversary Anthology (1989)
  • Future on Ice, ed. Orson Scott Card, Tor 1998

Original title: Face Value
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Artificial Things (1986) [Collection]
      Author: Karen Joy Fowler
     Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: A 40th Anniversary Anthology, the (1989) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Harlan Ellison , Thomas M. Disch , George Alec Effinger , Kim Stanley Robinson , Nancy Springer , Lucius Shepard , James Tiptree, Jr. , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Nancy Kress , Robert Charles Wilson , Avram Davidson , John Kessel , Karen Joy Fowler , Ian Watson , Michael Shea , Judith Moffett , John Morressy , Wayne Wightman
     Future on Ice (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Isaac Asimov , Orson Scott Card , George R. R. Martin , Octavia E. Butler , Greg Bear , Gregory Benford , C. J. Cherryh , John Varley , Nancy Kress , Lewis Shiner , Walter Jon Williams , John Kessel , Karen Joy Fowler , Lisa Goldstein , John Crowley , Andrew Weiner , David Zindell , S. C. Sykes
     Alien Contact (2011) [Anthology]
      Authors: Neil Gaiman , Ursula K. Le Guin , Stephen King , Orson Scott Card , Elizabeth Moon , Bruce Sterling , George Alec Effinger , Stephen Baxter , Pat Cadigan , Jeffrey Ford , Nancy Kress , Pat Murphy , Paul J. McAuley , Mike Resnick , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Harry Turtledove , Karen Joy Fowler , Bruce McAllister , Mark W. Tiedemann , Adam-Troy Castro , Charles Stross , Molly Gloss , Cory Doctorow , Ernest Hogan , Jack Skillingstead

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