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Download The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century (Unabridged) Audiobook, by Greg Bear
2.6 out of 52.6 out of 52.6 out of 52.6 out of 52.6 out of 5 2.60 (5 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Greg Bear Narrator: David Ackroyd, Wil Wheaton Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 1999 ISBN:
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From Ellison to Clarke to Merrill, hear a dozen unabridged science-fiction short stories, considered the best of the best from the 20th century. They are: Why I Left Harry's All-Night Diner by Lawrence Watt Evans, Jeffty Is Five by Harlan Ellison, The Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. Clarke, The Crystal Spheres by David Brin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. LeGuin, Huddling Place by Clifford D. Simak, That Only a Mother by Judith Merrill, Fermi and Frost by Frederick Pohl, Tangents by Greg Bear, Bears Discover Fire by Terry Bisson, Allamagoosa by Eric Frank Russell, and Twilight by John W. Campbell. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nerilla | 9/12/2010

    " Some stories I liked, others not too much. I really enjoyed 'The Nine Billion Names of God' for the story and the reader. Also a couple of others. It's a nice collection of stories. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teddy | 12/15/2009

    " Great collection of stories. All were entertaining and thought provoking. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Bogdan | 9/7/2009

    " Some gems, but most of the stories were rather uninteresting. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nick | 2/7/2009

    " I really enjoyed a few of the stories in this collection, but most were kind of weak. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Todd | 1/15/2009

    " The greatest? Not really. "

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About the Author
Author Greg Bear

Greg Bear is an American author of more than forty books spanning the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. His science fiction works have covered themes of galactic conflict, artificial universes, consciousness and cultural practice, and accelerated evolution. His fiction has garnered five Nebula Awards, two Hugo Awards, the Monty Award, and the Heinlein Award. He has also been an illustrator of science fiction works in both hardcover and paperback. He has written articles on film for the Los Angeles Times and book reviews for the San Diego Union. He is a founding member of the Association of Science Fiction Artists and of the San Diego Comic-Con. and has served as president and vice president of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He has also served as a consultant for NASA, the US Army, the State Department, and other organizations on such matters as crime and criminal justice, virology and evolution, and bio security.