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The best of Cordwainer Smith

Linebarger, Paul Myron Anthony

The best of Cordwainer Smith

[i.e. P. M. A. Linebarger]

by Linebarger, Paul Myron Anthony

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Published by Nelson Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Science fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited, with introduction and notes, by J.J. Pierce
    ContributionsJ. J. Pierce
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.L654038 Be4, PS3523.I629 Be4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 p. ;
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26561197M

    Author Bio: Cordwainer Smith. Cordwainer Smith (–) was the pseudonym of Dr. Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He grew up in China, Japan, France, and Germany and had learned six languages by his late teens. He worked with his father as an advisor to Chiang Kai-shek and served as an intelligence officer in China and Korea. The Best of Cordwainer Smith (English Edition) Edición Kindle por If you have never read any of Cordwainer Smith the kindle e-book is a low cost introduction to one of the most creative SF minds you will ever meet. He talks about very hard "realpolitik" choices in a brilliantly conceived future/5(43).

    — Cordwainer Smith, “Alpha Ralpha Boulevard,” p. Such are the questions set in the context of Cordwainer Smith’s utopian, futuristic society where people are seeking to go back to being “human” again. But this is only one small time slice and representation of Smith’s massive mythos in The Best of Cordwainer Smith (). Publication: The Best of Cordwainer Smith You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. "Book Club Edition" printed at the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket indicates a printing by Doubleday for its various book clubs.

    The Best of Cordwainer Smith | With an introduction by J. J. Pierce, this volume features the twelve most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and pashupatinathtempletrust.comrs Live in VainAdam Stone has found a way for men to cross deep space alive--a discovery that might kill pashupatinathtempletrust.com Lady Who Sailed the. As part of their “Best of” series, Ballantine published The Best of Cordwainer Smith in , edited by J. J. Pierce. I picked it up in around at the Forbidden Planet in Manhattan, based on something I’d read recommending the story “Scanners Live in Vain.”.


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No one ever wrote like Smith, with his special blend of intense myth-making and rich invention. —Publishers Weekly Cordwainer Smith was one of the original visionaries to think of humanity in terms of thousands of years in the future/5(44). The Rediscovery of Man: The strangest future mythology you’ll ever read (Also posted at Fantasy Literature) The universe that Cordwainer Smith created has captured the imagination of many SF fans and authors thanks to the short stories that have been collected in The Instrumentality of Mankind (), The Best of Cordwainer Smith (), and The Rediscovery of Man ()/5.

Cordwainer Smith (/ ˈ k ɔːr d w eɪ n ər / KORD-way-nər) was the pen-name used by American author Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger (July 11, – August 6, ) for his science fiction works.

Linebarger was a noted East Asia scholar and expert in psychological warfare. ("Cordwainer" is an archaic word for "a worker in cordwain or cordovan leather; a shoemaker", and a "smith" is "one Children: Several.

Seems like it has been a while since Audible released some great, classic science fiction, and this mid-century collection of short stories by "Cordwainer Smith" (aka Paul Linebarger, an East Asia scholar whose father was an activist in the Chinese Revolution) is one of the best.

Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Rediscovery Of Man book by Cordwainer Smith. viii. The Instrumentality of Mankind (timeline). essay by John J. Pierce (aka Timeline from The Instrumentality of Mankind) [as by J. Pierce ] xi. Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Feb 01,  · Cordwainer Smith deserves the widest possible recognition.

Perhaps the most highly literary of all science fiction writers before the New Wave of the sixties (and still, for my money, a better read than most of that failed revolutionary literature), Smith's single novel "Norstrilia" is utterly unlike any other science fiction novel.5/5(5).

Pseudonym of: Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger Linebarger also employed the literary pseudonyms "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C.

Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola).Linebarger was also a noted East Asia scholar and expert in psychological warfare/5. His Books. Writing as Cordwainer Smith, Carmichael Smith, Felix C. Forrest, and himself, Paul M. Linebarger wrote not only science fiction but a spy novel, mainstream novels, the widely-used Psychological Warfare text, and numerous scholarly books and papers related to his work as an expert in Chinese government and politics.

For where to get copies of most of these books, see my Where You. Get this from a library. Best of Cordwainer Smith. [Cordwainer Smith; J J Pierce] -- "Cordwainer Smith was one of the original visionaries to think of humanity in terms of thousands of years in the future, spread out across the universe.

This brilliant collection, often cited as the. The Best of Cordwainer Smith by Cordwainer Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at pashupatinathtempletrust.com Apr 26,  · Cordwainer Smith () was the pseudonym of Dr.

Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He grew up in China, Japan, France, and Germany and had learned six languages by his late teens. He worked with his father as an advisor to Chiang Kai-shek and served as an intelligence officer in China and pashupatinathtempletrust.com: Phoenix Pick.

Book Covers for The Best of Cordwainer Smith. Here are images of the book covers. To find out more about its publication history and to see what stories are in it, see the page All the Stories and All the Books, and scroll down. If you click through on the links I provide to Amazon and other vendors, and if you make a purchase, in most cases I receive compensation.

The Best of Cordwainer Smith, by Cordwainer Smith. “A collection of some of the best short stories by a largely forgotten author, which depict a far future with a society that is utterly alien from our own – its the bizarre imaginative details that make these stories as memorable as they are.

” ~Robert. Nov 01,  · The Best of Cordwainer Smith audiobook, by Cordwainer Smith With an introduction by J. Pierce, this volume features the twelve most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and pashupatinathtempletrust.comrs Live in VainAdam Stone has found a way for men to cross deep.

Aug 05,  · Cordwainer Smith's Classic Science fiction Novel-is a real piece of work-about a place where giant sheep have spores growing on them that make you live for nearly eternity And a Boy Wants to own Earth-He Travels there From Norstrilia-but may not get what he bragained for-Cordwainer's Writing is Very Lyrical /5.

Apr 26,  · ‎"No one ever wrote like Smith, with his special blend of intense myth-making and rich invention!"— Publishers Weekly Cordwainer Smith was one of the original visionaries to think of humanity in terms of thousands of years in the future, spread out across the universe.

This brilliant /5(4). Read "The Best of Cordwainer Smith" by Cordwainer Smith available from Rakuten Kobo. "No one ever wrote like Smith, with his special blend of intense myth-making and rich invention!"—Publishers W Brand: Phoenix Pick. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. "No one ever wrote like Smith, with his special blend of intense myth-making and rich invention!"-- Publishers Weekly Cordwainer Smith was one of the original visionaries to think of humanity in terms of thousands of years in the future, spread out across the universe.

This brilliant collection, often cited as the first of its kind, explores 5/5(1). "Rediscovery of Man" is both a story "best of" collection (originally published in as "The Best of Cordwainer Smith") and a much longer complete short stories collection, originally published in /5(14)."Scanners Live in Vain" is a science fiction short story by American writer Cordwainer Smith (pen name of American writer Paul Linebarger), set in his Instrumentality of Mankind future history.

It was originally published in the magazine Fantasy Book in Author: Cordwainer Smith.With an introduction by J. J. Pierce, this volume features the twelve most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and fiction.

Scanners Live in VainAdam Stone has found a way for men to cross deep space alive—a discovery that might kill him.