Pump Six and Other Stories

Pump Six and Other Stories

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a collection of science fiction short stories, combining the author's views on politics, social issues, and the dire consequences of abusing the environment.

Perseus Publishing
Paolo Bacigalupi's debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolo's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience.
The eleven stories in Pump Six represent the best Paolo's work, including the Hugo nominee "Yellow Card Man," the nebula and Hugo nominated story "The People of Sand and Slag," and the Sturgeon Award-winning story "The Calorie Man."

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Night Shade Book, 2008
ISBN: 9781597801331
Characteristics: 239 p. ; 23 cm


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Sep 05, 2016

I clean toilets at my yoga studio in exchange for unlimited power, sculpt, cardio, core yoga or power pumper yoga as my ex wife/girlfriend likes to call it. Pump Six offers the most realistic near future dystopian scenario I have ever read thanks to corporations like Monsanto and ADM causing global plagues, blight and other food crises wth GMO's and planned obsolescence. And this is exactly what motivates me to train daily either for just such an apocalyptic event or three night run of Phish concerts whichever comes first.

myrtlebchsun Jan 27, 2011

Dystopian science fiction at its best. Great concepts! Poor BioDog!


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