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Bangs And Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World (1999) [Anthology]
by Isaac Asimov J. G. Ballard Walter Van Tilburg Clark Arthur C. Clarke Philip K. Dick Howard Fast Neil Gaiman Robert A. Heinlein Richard Kadrey Frederik Pohl Frank L. Pollock Robert Reed C.C. Shackleton Robert Sheckley Robert Silverberg James Thurber James Tiptree, Jr. John Varley Connie Willis Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

For as long as anyone can remember, we have speculated—with curiosity and dread—about the prospect of the world coming to an end. In this lively, reflective, and entertaining anthology, renowned science fiction writers Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Robert Sheckley, Howard Fast, and a dozen others spin fantastic scenarios that will keep readers riveted—at least until the end of the world!

Contents:

  • Nine billion names of God by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Killing the morrow by Robert Reed
  • We can get them for you wholesale by Neil Gaiman
  • Fire catcher by Richard Kadrey
  • Not with a bang by Howard Fast
  • Lost and found by Connie Willis
  • Wind and the rain by Robert Silverberg
  • Year of the jackpot by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Expendable by Philip K. Dick
  • Finis by Frank L. Pollock
  • Guide to virtual death by J.G. Ballard
  • Emissary from a green and yellow world by Robert Sheckley
  • Portable phonograph by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • Fermi and frost by Frederik Pohl
  • Ultimate construction by C.C. Shackleton
  • Manhattan phone book (abridged) by John Varley
  • Man who walked home by James Tiptree, Jr.
  • Interview with a lemming by James Thurber
  • The Last Question by Isaac Asimov

Edited by James Frenkel.

Original title: Bangs And Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsEnd Times


The following works are contained within this one:
     Nine Billion Names of God, the (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
     Last Question, the (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Isaac Asimov

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Language: English

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ISBN: 0737302712

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