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Stories of your life and others / Ted Chiang.

Chiang, Ted, (author.).

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Hughes Library F CHI (Text) 32378004521797 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101972120
  • ISBN: 1101972122
  • Physical Description: 281 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published: New York : Tor, ©2002"--Title page verso.
The story in this collection Story of Your Life was adapted into the 2016 motion picture Arrival.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tower of Babylon -- Understand -- Division by zero -- Story of your life -- Seventy-two letters -- The evolution of human science -- Hell is the absence of God -- Liking what you see: A documentary -- Story notes.
Summary, etc.:
Stories of your life and others delivers dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, often presenting characters who must confront sudden change -- the inevitable rise of automations or the appearance of aliens -- while striving to maintain some sense of normalcy.
Awards Note:
Nebula Award for Best Novella, 1999
Subject: Life change events > Fiction.
Change (Psychology) > Fiction.
Automation > Fiction.
Human-alien encounters > Fiction.
Adaptability (Psychology) > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Science fiction.
Summary: Stories of your life and others delivers dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, often presenting characters who must confront sudden change -- the inevitable rise of automations or the appearance of aliens -- while striving to maintain some sense of normalcy.
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