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Born with the Dead

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Born with the Dead

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Author: Robert Silverberg
Publisher: Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1974

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Book Type: Novella
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Mythic Fiction (SF)
Human Development
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Locus and Nebula award winning and Hugo Award nominated novella. It originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 1974. The story can also be found in the anthologies The Best Science Fiction of the Year #4 (1975), edited by Terry Carr, Nebula Award Stories Ten (1975), edited by James Gunn, The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels (1980), edited by Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg, and The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV (1986), edited by Terry Carr. It is included in the collections Born With the Dead: Three Novellas (1974), Phases of the Moon (2004) and Trips: 1972-73 (2009). The story is half of Tor Double #3: Born With The Dead/The Saliva Tree (1988, with Brian W. Aldiss).


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