After the Apocalypse: Stories

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Paperback, Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 2011, ISBN13 9781931520294, ISBN10 1931520291

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"Publishers Weekly" Top 10 Best of the Year

In her new collection, Story Prize finalist Maureen F. McHugh delves into the dark heart of contemporary life and life five minutes from now and how easy it is to mix up one with the other. Her stories are post-bird flu, in the middle of medical trials, wondering if our computers are smarter than us, wondering when our jobs are going to be outsourced overseas, wondering if we are who we say we are, and not sure what we'd do to survive the coming zombie plague.

Praise for Maureen F. McHugh:

"Gorgeously crafted stories."--Nancy Pearl, NPR

"Hauntingly beautiful."--"Booklist"

"Unpredictable and poetic work."--"The Plain Dealer"

Maureen F. McHugh has lived in New York; Shijiazhuang, China; Ohio; Austin, Texas; and now lives in Los Angeles, California. She is the author of a Story Prize finalist collection, "Mothers & Other Monsters," and four novels, including Tiptree Award-winner "China Mountain Zhang" and "New York Times" editor's choice "Nekropolis." McHugh has also worked on alternate reality games for "Halo 2," The Watchmen, and Nine Inch Nails, among others.

io9 Best SF&F Books of 2011
Tiptree Award Honor List
Philip K. Dick Award finalist
Story Prize Notable Book

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Publisher: Small Beer Press
Publish Date: Nov 08, 2011
ISBN-13: 9781931520294
ISBN-10: 1931520291
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 264
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6
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