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- DescriptionPreviously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Includes Story Of Your Life, the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, and directed by Denis Villeneuve. Shining, haunting, mind-blowing tales . . . Ted Chiang is so exhilarating, so original, so stylish he just leaves you speechless. Jut Diaz Ted Chiang has long been kwn as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today.Offering readers the dual delights of the very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, Arrivalpresents characters who must confront sudden change. In Story of Your Life, which provides the basis for the filmArrival, alien lifeforms suddenly appear on Earth. When a linguist is brought in to help communicate with them and discern their intentions, her new kwledge of their language and its nlinear structure allows her to see future events and all the joy and pain they may bring. In each story of this incredible collection, with sharp intelligence and humor, Ted Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty, but also by wonder.
- Author BiographyTed Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York, and holds a degree in computer science. In 1989 he attended the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer s Workshop. His fiction has won four Hugo, four Nebula, and four Locus awards, and he is the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.Stories of Your Life and Othershas been translated into ten languages. He lives near Seattle, Washington.
- Author(s)Ted Chiang
- Date of Publication01/11/2016
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight295 g
- Width130 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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