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The best of R. A. Lafferty / edited by Jonathan Strahan.

Lafferty, R. A., (author.). Strahan, Jonathan, (editor.). Lafferty, R. A. Slow Tuesday night. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Narrow valley. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Nor limestone islands. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Interurban queen. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Thus we frustrate Charlemagne. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. In our block. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Ride a tin can. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Nine hundred grandmothers. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Land of the great horses. (Added Author). Lafferty, R. A. Eurema's dam. (Added Author).

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North Kansas City Public Library FICTION LAFFERTY 2021 (Text) 0001002434072 Fiction New Available -

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"A Tom Doherty Associates book"
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"Acclaimed as one of the most original voices in modern literature, a winner of the World Fantasy Award for lifetime achievement, Raphael Aloysius Lafferty (1914-2002) was an American original, a teller of acute, indescribably loopy tall tales whose work has been compared to that of Avram Davidson, Flannery O'Connor, Flann O'Brien, and Gene Wolfe. The Best of R. A. Lafferty presents 22 of his best flights of offbeat imagination, ranging from classics like "Nine Hundred Grandmothers" (basis for the later novel) and "The Primary Education of the Cameroi," to his Hugo Award-winning "Eurema's Dam." Introduced by Neil Gaiman, the volume also contains story introductions and afterwords by, among many others, Michael Dirda, Samuel R. Delany, John Scalzi, Connie Willis, Jeff VanderMeer, Kelly Robson, Harlan Ellison, Michael Swanwick, Robert Silverberg, Neil Gaiman, and Patton Oswalt"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Science fiction, American.
Genre: Short stories.

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