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In the shadow of the towers: Speculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World

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"In the Shadow of the Towers compiles nearly twenty works of speculative fiction responding to and inspired by the events of 9/11, from writers seeking to confront, rebuild, and carry on, even in the face of overwhelming emotion. Writer and editor Douglas Lain presents a thought-provoking anthology featuring a variety of award-winning and best-selling authors, from Jeff VanderMeer (Annihilation) and Cory Doctorow (Little Brother) to Susan Palwick (Flying in Place) and James Morrow (Towing Jehovah). Touching on themes as wide-ranging as politics, morality, and even heartfelt nostalgia, today's speculative fiction writers prove that the rubric of the fantastic offers an incomparable view into how we respond to tragedy. Each contributor, in his or her own way, contemplates the same question: How can we continue dreaming in the shadow of the towers? "--
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Robson, Kelly.Three resurrections of Jessica Churchill.
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subject_facetAlternative History
Collections & Anthologies
Electronic books
Military
Science fiction
Science fiction, American -- 21st century
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Fiction
War & Military
title_displayIn the shadow of the towers : speculative fiction in a post-9/11 world
title_fullIn the Shadow of the Towers Speculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World
In the shadow of the towers : speculative fiction in a post-9/11 world / edited by Douglas Lain
In the shadow of the towers. Speculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World [electronic resource] / Douglas Lain
title_shortIn the shadow of the towers
title_subSpeculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World
topic_facetAlternative History
Collections & Anthologies
Electronic books
Fiction
Literature
Military
Science Fiction
Science fiction, American
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Short Stories
War & Military