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Magical Beginnings by Steven H. Silver

Magical Beginnings

by Steven H. Silver, Martin Harry Greenberg (Editor)

Other authors: Peter S. Beagle (Contributor), Emma Bull (Contributor), Charles de Lint (Contributor), Esther M Friesner (Contributor), Tanya Huff (Contributor)11 more, Ellen Kushner (Contributor), Mercedes Lackey (Contributor), Ursula K. Le Guin (Contributor), Megan Lindholm (Contributor), Lisanne Norman (Contributor), Andre Norton (Contributor), Fiona Patton (Contributor), Mickey Zucker Reichert (Contributor), Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Contributor), Susan Shwartz (Contributor), Michelle West (Contributor)

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Series: Beginnings Anthologies, The Windsingers (short story "Bones For Dulath"), Darkover (short story, "A different kind of courage" and "The fires of her vengeance"), The Sholan Alliance ("The jewel and the demon")

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Steven H. Silverprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenberg, Martin HarryEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Beagle, Peter S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bull, EmmaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
de Lint, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Friesner, Esther MContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Huff, TanyaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kushner, EllenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lackey, MercedesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Le Guin, Ursula K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lindholm, MeganContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Norman, LisanneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Norton, AndreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Patton, FionaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reichert, Mickey ZuckerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rusch, Kristine KathrynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shwartz, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
West, MichelleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gurney, JamesCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Six months and three days after the Peace of Shanghai was signed and the Great War of 1965 - 1970 declared at an end by an exhausted world, a young man huddled on a park bench in New York. ("People of the Crater")
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This anthology contains:

  • Beagle, Peter S.: "My Daughter's Name Is Sarah"
  • Bull, Emma: "The Rending Dark" (from Sword and Sorcery 1)
  • de Lint, Charles: "The Fane of the Grey Rose" (from Swords Against Darkness VI, later expanded to the novel The Harp of the Grey Rose)
  • Friesner, Esther: "The Stuff of Heroes"
  • Hobb, Robin (as Lindholm, Megan): "Bones for Dulath" (from Amazons!)
  • Huff, Tanya: "Third Time Lucky"
  • Kushner, Ellen: "The Unicorn Masque" (from Windling's Elsewhere 1)
  • Lackey, Mercedes: "A Different Kind of Courage" (one of Lackey's first two professional sales, originally published in Free Amazons of Darkover)
  • LeGuin, Ursula K.: "April in Paris" (from The Wind's Twelve Quarters)
  • Norman, Lisanne: "The Jewel and the Demon" (from Battle Magic)
  • Norton, Andre: "People of the Crater" (from Garan the Eternal)
  • Patton, Fiona: "The Raven's Quest" (from Camelot Fantastic)
  • Reichert, Mickey Zucker: "The Ulfjarl's Stone"
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn: "Sing"
  • Shwartz, Susan: "The Fires of Her Vengeance" (from the Darkover anthology The Keeper's Price)
  • West, Michelle: "Birthnight" (from Christmas Bestiary)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0756401216, Mass Market Paperback)

Every great writer has to start somewhere. Here in one volume are the magical debuts of today's greatest fantasy legends-with new introductions and insight from the esteemed editors.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:01 -0400)

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