Pump Six and Other Stories (Compact Disc)

By Paolo Bacigalupi, Jonathan Davis (Performed by), James Chen (Performed by)
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The eleven stories in "Pump Six" chart the evolution of Paolo Bacigalupi's work, including the Hugo nominated Yellow Card Man, and the Sturgeon Award-winning story The Calorie Man, both set in the world of his novel "The Windup Girl."

This collection also demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Bacigalupi's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience.

About the Author

Paolo Bacigalupi s debut young adult novel, Ship Breaker, was a Michael L. Printz Award winner, a National Book Award Finalist, and a Locus Award winner. His debut adult novel, The Windup Girl, was named by Time Magazine as one of the ten best novels of 2009 and won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, Compton Crook, and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards. His short-story collection, Pump Six and Other Stories, was a 2008 Locus Award winner for Best Collection and was also named one of the Best Books of the Year by Publishers Weekly. He lives with his wife and son in western Colorado.

Jonathan Davis has narrated numerous audiobooks, receiving widespread critical acclaim for his performances in a variety of genres including an Audie Award nomination. His work includes "Snow Crash," "The Stranger" and "The Shadow of the Wind."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781441892201
ISBN-10: 1441892206
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Publication Date: December 2010
Language: English