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Road to Science Fiction 2

James E. Gunn

Road to Science Fiction 2

by James E. Gunn

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Published by Signet .
Written in English


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Road to Science Fiction

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Open LibraryOL7577604M
ISBN 100451618599
ISBN 109780451618597

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The Road to Science Fiction is a large 6 volume collection of much of the canonical of Science Fiction with notes by teacher and author James Gunn.

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He won a Hugo Award for a non-fiction book in for Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction.4/5. The Road to Science Fiction #2 - From Wells to Heinlein Mass Market Paperback – February 1, by James Gunn (Author), Paul Stinson (Illustrator)Author: James Gunn.

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Created originally to provide anthologies for use in classrooms in the late s, these volumes became mass-market :   For the first time in paperback, these and other key works are gathered together in one anthology, complete with revealing commentary on the authors, their eras, and the role each played in establishing what we today recognize as science fiction.

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