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Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection (original 1995; edition 1996)
by Isaac Asimov
Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0061054097, Mass Market Paperback)14 new short stories, previously uncollected essays on science fiction and the craft of writing, and the Hugo Award-winning title novella about a writer who gambles everything on a chance at immortality.
(retrieved from Amazon Fri, 04 Jan 2013 17:09:04 -0500)
Fifteen fiction stories, 18 non-fiction and 20 essays on the craft of writing science fiction. One of the fiction pieces is Cal, on a robot who wants to be a writer. His owner, a writer, agrees to program him for the task, but when the robot outdoes the writer in his craft, switches him off.
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