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Pusher, the (1981) [Short Story]
by John Varley Rating: Weighted - 7.7 / Average - 7.8 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

Star-travelers in a universe of time-dilation effect would necessarily be a breed apart, aging only a few months while the people on planets they visit would go through decades of life. Their relatoinships would have to be very, very strange. Here's a story of one spaceman's method of coping.

Original title: The Pusher
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureNew Frontiers

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Best Science Fiction of the Year #11, the (1982) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , Kim Stanley Robinson , Gregory Benford , Poul Anderson , Pat Cadigan , John Varley , Spider Robinson , Damon Knight , Michael Swanwick , Gene Wolfe , Ed Bryant , Jack Dann , Mildred Downey Broxon , Ted Reynolds , David R. Palmer , R. A. Lafferty , George Florance-Guthridge , Charles N. Brown
     Hugo Winners, Volume 5: 1980-1982, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , George R. R. Martin , Poul Anderson , John Varley , Clifford D. Simak , Gordon R. Dickson , Barry B. Longyear
     Blue Champagne (1986) [Collection]
      Author: John Varley


  • First published in Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1981

Edition #1: The Pusher

The Pusher (1981)
Awards: Hugo: Short Story (1982)
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Language: English

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