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Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Kate Wilhelm

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

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Published by Collier Books .
Written in English


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ISBN 100020264828
ISBN 109780020264828

The book starts off painting the typical dystopian future where man has destroyed the Earth and a small group of powerful people decide to create a way to survive. Like most good ideas, this one has a fatal flaw that, Frankenstein-like, rises up to destroy the very people who created it.


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The recipient of many honors--the Prix Apollo, the Hugo Award, three Nebula Awards, and the Kurd Lasswitz Award--Ms. Wilhelm, Cited by: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English, Hugo Award Winner, award:hugo_award=, award:hugo_award=novel, American Science fiction, Science fiction, Cloning, Fiction, Genetic engineering.

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Books. BOOK AWARDS Hugo Award Nebula Award BSFA Award Mythopoeic Award Locus SF Award August Derleth Award Campbell. Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang (Book): Wilhelm, Kate: The story of an isolated post-holocaust community in the Appalachians determined to preserve itself through a perilous experiment in cloning.

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Synopsis Before becoming one of today's most intriguing and innovative mystery writers, Kate Wilhelm was a leading writer of science fiction, acclaimed for classics like /5(2). My book review on this underrated sci-fi classic.

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Winner of the Hugo Award for Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, she has produced an impressive body of work in the fields of SF and crime, and - along with her late husband, Damon Knight - has had a profound influence beyond her writing, through the Milford and Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshops.

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is, as you can tell from the above summary, a post-apocalyptic novel. In fact, the apocalypse is hurried past early on and simply taken as assumed, leaving several gaping holes behind in the plot.

The Hills Are Dancing (, with her son Richard Wilhelm) is a nonfiction book on Oregon wilderness areas. Wilhelm edited the anthology Clarion SF (). Links: Kate Wilhelm - Wikipedia Science Fiction Book Reviews: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Steven Wu's Book Reviews: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang CNN - Review: 'Where Late the Sweet.

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“The title hints of poetry, perhaps mystery. Indeed long-time newsman and author Evan Moore deftly weaves these elements into Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang. It is the story of a man confronting his future — a future many of us will confront.

But it’s also the story of a man looking at his : Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate wilhelm. Pocket, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. Title: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Author: Kate Wilhelm () Cover artist: Ed Soyka (per ) Publisher: Pocket Books () Cover price: $ Publication date: January Pages: Format: Paperback Provenance: This used copy appears to have gone unread and unmarked for more than four decades.

I intend to rectify that. Accolades: The Hugo Award. Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate wilhelm A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Title: Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang: A Novel Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Language: English.

Kate Wilhelm ( –) Kate Wilhelm (born ) is a writer who has written material including science fiction, mysteries, and fantasy. She was born in Toledo, Ohio.

Her work has been published in Quark, Orbit, Fiction and & Science Fiction magazine, Locus, Amazing, Asimov's, Ellery Queen, Fantastic Stories, Omni and Orbit.Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang, by Kate Wilhelm.

5/5. As with The Teleportation Accident, I picked up this books because it was featured on a display table in my local Blackwells’.This time, it was a collection of the SF Masterworks series.

What stuck out most about the book was the fact it was written by a female author, something that I’ve found disappointingly lacking in Science.

A Review of “Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang” by Kate Wilhelm (Warning: The review below contains what some may consider to be spoilers. But on the whole, I do not think that reading this review will spoil the enjoyment of the book for you.).