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Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (1991) [Anthology]
by Stephen Leigh George R. R. Martin Victor Milán John J. Miller Lewis Shiner Walton Simons Melinda M. Snodgrass Walter Jon Williams Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Wild Cards
Part: 9

Summary (From the publisher):

Bloat, the boy governor of the Rox, had dreams as big as his monstrous Joker body. He wanted to make Ellis Island a safe haven for his people, a Joker homeland. To survive, Bloat needed the Jumpers, adolescent outcasts who could steal a man's body in the blink of an eye. He needed their money to feed the Rox. Even more, he needed their terrifying powers to stave off the vengeance of a frightened world.

But the Jumpers grew even more vicious and uncontrollable every day, under the leadership of Dr. Tachyon's psychopathic grandson.


  • The Temptation of Hieronymus Bloat by Stephen Leigh
  • And Hope to Die by John J. Miller
  • Lovers by Melinda M. Snodgrass
  • Madman Across the Water by Victor Milán
  • While Night's Black Agents to Their Preys Do Rouse by Walter Jon Williams
  • Riders by Lewis Shiner
  • Nobody Does It Alone by Walton Simons

Original title: Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionBleak FuturesNuclear Holocaust/Post-Apocalypse
FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionPsionic Powers

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Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (1991)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 0553291742

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