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Only Neat Thing to Do, the (1985) [Novella]
by James Tiptree, Jr. Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Coati Cass is a rambunctious teen runaway who discovers: an unseen, unknown species; the trail of two missing Fed scouts; the promise of a miracle; an intimate friendship in the utter void. . . and a nightmare that detroyed the Lost Colony, and threatens all intelligent life.

First published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October 1985.

Original title: The Only Neat Thing to Do
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy
FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Orson Scott Card , William Gibson , George R. R. Martin , Frederik Pohl , Bruce Sterling , Kim Stanley Robinson , Lucius Shepard , Pat Cadigan , James P. Blaylock , James Tiptree, Jr. , Joe Haldeman , Nancy Kress , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Lewis Shiner , Walter Jon Williams , Avram Davidson , Howard Waldrop , James Patrick Kelly , R. A. Lafferty , John Crowley , S. C. Sykes
     Starry Rift, the (1986) [Collection]
      Author: James Tiptree, Jr.
     Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy, the (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: Neil Gaiman , Ursula K. Le Guin , George R. R. Martin , Harlan Ellison , Octavia E. Butler , Bruce Sterling , Lucius Shepard , Greg Egan , John Varley , James Tiptree, Jr. , Pat Murphy , John Kessel , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Joanna Russ , John Crowley , Terry Bisson , Ted Chiang

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