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Author: Cordwainer Smith Narrator: Sean Runnette Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2016 ISBN: 9781504799119
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With an introduction by J. J. Pierce, this volume features the twelve most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and fiction.

Scanners Live in Vain
Adam Stone has found a way for men to cross deep space alive—a discovery that might kill him.

The Lady Who Sailed the Soul
Helen America voyages to the stars—and into a timeless legend of romance.

Alpha Ralpha Boulevard
They thought it was a road to a dream that lasts forever—but dreams are made to be broken.

The Ballad of Lost C’Mell
Never has there been a girl quite like C’mell. She’s not even human—but she’s all woman.

And eight more stunning stories by a man who dreamed the future

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[A] magnificently original and imaginative writer.”

    Kingsley Amis, author of Lucky Jim, praise for the author

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About the Author

Cordwainer Smith (1913–1966) was the pseudonym of Dr. Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He grew up in China, Japan, France, and Germany and had learned six languages by his late teens. He worked with his father as an advisor to Chiang Kai-shek and served as an intelligence officer in China and Korea. He wrote an authoritative book on psychological warfare and became a member of the Foreign Policy Association and a professor of Asiatic Politics at John Hopkins University.

About the Narrator

Sean Runnette, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, has also directed and produced more than two hundred audiobooks, including several Audie Award winners. He is a member of the American Repertory Theater company and has toured the United States and internationally with ART and Mabou Mines. His television and film appearances include Two If by Sea, Cop Land, Sex and the City, Law & Order, the award-winning film Easter, and numerous commercials.