All about Macs {short story} by Terry Bisson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Based on the award winning short story by Terry Bisson. A Variety of people are interviewed regarding a government sponsored cloning programme. Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as do Kurt Vonnegut or Harlan Ellison, . When I wrote this review, the posted e-book contained only one story, “macs.

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Macs {short story}

Books by Terry Bisson. Nov 02, Mckinley rated it liked it Shelves: Terry Bisson uses the fantastic genres as do Kurt Vonnegut or Harlan Ellison, and like them, he is bosson of the strikingly original voices in short fiction today, with an audience that transcends genre. It is fairly often anthologized. It consists entirely of dialogue between several people and an investigator.

Steve Fernie rated it really liked it Oct 09, Jason Lester rated it really liked it Sep 03, That was no problem of course. I am leaving my review up because I disagree with the librarian’s decision. In “macs” won another short-story Nebula. But I thought it was very impressive — I had it at the top of my Hugo voting.


When they missed, man did they miss. I guess that the imminence of the execution of McVeigh which was originally scheduled for 16 May, three weeks after the awards ceremony concentrated the minds of the voters. Glenn Nevill rated busson it was amazing May 27, Of course, the story has appeared in other books as well, but the librarian decided for me which book I really meant. D V rated it liked it Feb 08, I happen to agree with the basic point the author is making but that doesn’t make the way he chose to make the point any more acceptable to me.

Like the way one might read Swift’s ” A Modest Proposal “. Bisson is the author of several novels: Some of the links on this page are affiliate and sponsored links.

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Bobbi Khalaf rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Lo que nos cuenta. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Still, worth a look. You clearly disagree — and have read the story closely and carefully — so I don’t think there’s much else to say.

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Does this show a fundamental gulf in tastes across the Atlantic? As an aside, now that more than twenty years have gone by since the incident on which this story is based, would new young readers understand what this is about?

The second element, in your interpretation which I think is correct is that one of the clones somehow escaped and so did the original; the former manages to track down the latter over the course of the story. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Fight to Survive, was published by Scholastic in April David rated it it was amazing Sep 16, After a brief time in Louisville, he moved to NY City, where he lived on and off for some thirty ,acs, with sojourns in the hippie communes of the Southwest and South from Valentin Eni rated it liked it Dec 06, Jenny rated it really liked it Jul 02, Want to Read saving….

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