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The Edge of Tomorrow by Howard Fast
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The Edge of Tomorrow (1961)

by Howard Fast

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Stories with a pretentious tone, messy/tedious structure, and bad science. It's clearly the author's intention to be profound and mind-blowing, but his ideas are dumb and poorly thought out. ( )
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My dear sister: I found it.
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Contents:

The First Men

The Large Ant

Of Time and Cats

Cato the Martian

The Cold, Cold Box

The Martian Shop

The Sight of Eden
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Vintage science fiction tales from an American master Big bugs, cloned cats, and feral star-children play leading roles in the seven stories that make up Fast’s unconventional and thought-provoking collection. The Edge of Tomorrow is a significant foray into science fiction by one of the twentieth century’s most prolific novelists. In looking beyond our universe, Fast reveals much about the America of his time—where the Cold War and a nascent civil rights movement stoked unconscious fears and desires. From “The First Men,” about scientists tampering with genetic engineering, to “The Large Ant,” about a man’s thoughtless violence against nature, these stories are as relevant today as when they were first written. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author’s estate.… (more)

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