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Distant Early Warnings Canada's Best Science Fiction

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ISBN-10: 0889954380

ISBN-13: 9780889954380

Edition: 2009

Authors: Robert J. Sawyer

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The 21st Century Belongs to CanadaOn a per capita basis, Canada has more world-class science-fiction writers than any country on Earth. Collected here are the best recent works by Hugo Award winners Spider Robinson, Robert J. Sawyer,and Robert Charles Wilson, Hugo nominees Paddy Forde, James Alan Gardner, Nalo Hopkinson, and Peter Watts, and Aurora Award winners Julie E. Czernedaand Karl Schroeder- 14 advance reports of wonders and dangers yet to come."Robert J. Sawyer is the public face of Canadian science fiction." - Quill & QuireRobert J. Sawyer- called "the Dean of Canadian Science Fiction" by the Ottawa Citizenand "Canada's answer to Michael Crichton" by the Montreal Gazette- has…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Publication date: 6/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 308
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Robert J. Sawyer was born in Ottawa on April 29, 1960, but raised in Toronto. In 1980, while still in high school, Sawyer submitted a short story to the the Rochester Museum and Science Center, which was running a contest for light show ideas. Sawyer didn't win, but the Museum purchased his story Motive anyway and it ran for 192 performances. Sawyer went on to attend Toronto's Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, majoring in Radio and Television Arts. In September 1979, he had his first piece of fiction published at the end of his first year, in Ryerson's literary annual, White Wall Review. Sawyer graduated from Ryerson in 1982. Sawyer was hired back the following semester to teach television…