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A Good Old-Fashioned Future by Bruce Sterling

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Also by Bruce Sterling:

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The Caryatids, March 2009
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Shaping Things (Mediaworks Pamphlets), September 2005
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The Hacker Crackdown, October 1998
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Holy Fire, October 1997
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Schismatrix Plus, December 1996
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Heavy Weather, December 1995
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Difference Engine, The, January 1992
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A Good Old-Fashioned Future
Bruce Sterling

Spectra
June 1999
On Sale: June 1, 1999
288 pages
ISBN: 0553576429
EAN: 9780553576429
Mass Market Paperback
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From the subversive to the antic, the uproarious to the disturbing, the stories of Bruce Sterling are restless, energy-filled journeys through a world running on empty--the visionary work of one of our most imaginative and insightful modern writers.They live as strangers in strange lands. In worlds that have fallen--or should have. They wage battles in wars already lost and become heroes--and sometimes martyrs--in their last-ditch efforts to preserve the dignity and individuality of humanity.A hack Indian filmmaker takes the pulse of a wounded and declining civilization--21st-century Britain. A pair of swashbuckling Silicon Valley entrepreneurs join forces to make a commercial killing--in organic underground slime and computer-generated jellyfish. A man in a Japanese city takes orders from a talking cat while pursuing a drama of danger and adventure that has become the very essence of his life.From "The Littlest Jackal", a darkly hilarious thriller of mercs and gunrunners set in Finland, to a stark vision of a post-atomic netherworld in his haunting tale "Taklamakan", Bruce Sterling once again breaks boundaries, breaks icons, and breaks rules to unleash the most dangerously provocative and intelligent science fiction being written today.

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