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Marathon Photograph and Other Stories Hardcover – June 11, 1987


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  • Hardcover: 171 pages
  • Publisher: Mandarin (June 11, 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0413590607
  • ISBN-13: 978-0413590602
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #534,072 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By OAKSHAMAN VINE VOICE on March 8, 2008
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I had thought that I had read all of Simak's short stories and novels when I stumbled across this obscure little book from Great Britain. It came as a pleasant surprise. Here are four stories all dealing with time. "The Birch Clump Cylinder" and "The Marathon Photograph" both deal with travel through time. "The Whistling Well" and "Grotto of the Dancing Deer" deal with survivors from an ancient past. All represent the master at the top of his form ("Grotto of the Dancing Deer" won the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards for 1980.) Even the introduction is better than average and a sincere homage by the editor (who actually traveled to Minnesota and western Wisconsin to meet the man and see the country that he incorporated in so many of his tales.)

This is science fiction for both the thinking and the feeling person.
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