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    After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, Wild Cards II: Aces High, we tr...

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    George R.R. Martin is the author of the acclaimed, internationally bestselling fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, adapted into the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. He is also the editor and contributor to the Wild Cards series, including the novels Suicide Kings and Fort Freak, among other bestsellers. He has won multiple science fiction and fantasy awards, including four Hugos, two Nebulas, six Locus Awards, the Bram Stoker, the World Fantasy Award, the Daedelus, the Balrog, and the Daikon (the Japanese Hugo). Martin has been writing ever since he was a child, when he sold monster stories to neighborhood children for pennies, and then in high school he wrote fiction for comic fanzines. His first professional sale was to Galaxy magazine, when he was 21. He has been a full-time writer since 1979. Martin has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, Wild Cards II: Aces High, we trace these heroes and villains through the tumultuous 1980s, in stories from SF and fantasy giants such as George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others.

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    ISBN 9780765326164
    Genre FICTION / Science Fiction / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 399
    Publisher Date 2011-12-20 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Tor Books
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.92 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Wild Cards
    Series Volume Number 2
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience General/trade

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      Great book, part of a hard to find series. Overstock sent it in pristine condition very quickly, I was thrilled. and of course, I paid less for it. :-)

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