Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories by Terry BissonBears Discover Fire and Other Stories by Terry Bisson

Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories

byTerry Bisson

Paperback | November 15, 1994

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Bears Discover Fire is the first short story collection by the most acclaimed science fiction author of the decade, author of such brilliant novels as Talking Man and Voyage to the Red Planet. It brings together nineteen of Bisson's finest works for the first time in one volume, among them the darkly comic title story, which garnered the field's highest honors, including the Hugo, Nebula, Theodore Sturgeon, and Locus awards.

Terry Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author, born on February 12, 1942, in Owensboro, Kentucky. His many novels include Talking Man (1986), Fire on the Mountain (1988), Voyage to the Red Planet (1990), Pirates of the Universe (1996), and The Pickup Artist (2001). His 1990 short story "Bears Discover Fire" won both th...
Title:Bears Discover Fire and Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.18 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 15, 1994Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312890354

ISBN - 13:9780312890353

Appropriate for ages: 15

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From Our Editors

Terry Bisson took the science fiction field by storm in the 1980s with brilliant novels such as Talking Man and Voyage to the Red Planet. Now, this new collection of short stories by Bisson brings together 19 of his finest works--including the darkly comic title story--many of which have garnered the field's highest honors, including the Hugo

Editorial Reviews

"Highly recommended . . . brilliantly original . . . every story showcases Bisson's keen intelligence and distinctive gift for deliciously wry prose." -Booklist"Bisson's prose is a wonder of seemingly effortless control and precision; he is one of science fiction's most promising short story practioners." -Publisher's Weekly"His quick jabs to the funny bone and the intellect often are more powerful than many a lesser artist's attempt at a knockout punch." -San Diego Union-Tribune