All about Macs {short story} by Terry Bisson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Based on the award winning short story by Terry Bisson. A Variety of people are interviewed regarding a government sponsored cloning programme. Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as do Kurt Vonnegut or Harlan Ellison, . When I wrote this review, the posted e-book contained only one story, “macs.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dale Houstman rated it really liked it Jun 04, bison Steve Fernie rated it really liked it Oct 09, Nov 27, Janis Ian rated it it was amazing Shelves: Terry Ballantine Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his short stories, including “Bears Discover Fire”which which won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as They’re Made Out of Meatwhich has been adapted for video often.

Open Preview See a Problem? As an aside, now that more than twenty years have gone by since the incident on which this story is based, would new young readers understand what this is about? Matt rated it liked it Apr 30, Valentin Eni rated it liked it Dec 06, Refresh and try again. I retain my right to disagree, especially since “Scherzo for Tyrannosaur” was in my view a much better story. Longyear, Tetry Mine Vonda N. McIntyre, Dreamsnake George Mann ed. I’d especially recommend it from someone who likes reading short stories a lot.


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D V rated it liked it Feb 08, Books by Terry Bisson. Return to Book Page. Stephen rated it it was amazing Jul 09, They say they could only live five years anyway before their insides turned to mush.

Jason Lundberg rated it it was amazing May 18, Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as do Kurt Vonnegut or Harlan Ellison, and like them, he is one of the strikingly original voices in short maxs today, with an audience that transcends genre. Still, worth a look. Bisson is the author of several novels: I’m not much of a fan so I can’t help the feeling that this wasn’t meant for me.

Macs (short story)

The bum in the dumpster is Timothy McVeigh, who is a real person. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is also mean-spirited and somewhat exploitive. The “fine American families”, of whom only nine in the story rejected their chance to take personal vengeance on McVeigh’s clone, are also real people. From the author of “Bears Discover Fire,” one of the most anthologized American short stories of the last decade, this is a collection of stories that originally appeared in sources as diverse as Asimov’s SF, Playboy, Southern Exposureand Crank!


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He published his first novel inand has been a working science fiction writer ever since. Of course, the story has appeared in other books as well, but the librarian decided for me which book I really meant.

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So I don’t believe that the fact that a story works from real life and real people — some of whom may be distressed — is grounds to deny it’s place as a work of art. I had a hard time hating them, in spite of what they done, or their daddy done, or however you want to put it. Trivia About In the Upper Room He is one of the classic sci-fi short story writers.

David rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Goodreads helps you keep terru of books you want to read. Alaina Stochaj rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Dec 05, Nicole rated it it was amazing.

They are clever, slick, memorable, occasionally profound, and always surprising.