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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Learn more on my Disclosure page. He published his first novel inand has been a working science fiction writer ever since.

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Return to Book Page. Lo que nos cuenta. Front page About this site My Weblog. Though it is never explicitly mentioned, it is pretty obvious what the story is referring to — and whom is being talked about. Terry Ballantine Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for bison short stories, including “Bears Discover Fire”which which won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as They’re Made Out of Meatwhich amcs been adapted for video often.

He has written two YA novels for Lucasfilm. Essaress rated it really liked it Jan 23, Steve Fernie rated it really liked it Oct 09, He later wrote a film script about Mumia for independent producer Joshua Leonard. The bum in the dumpster is Timothy McVeigh, who is a real person. Books by Terry Bisson. Julie Sandel rated it it was amazing Nov 01, I retain my right to disagree, especially since “Scherzo for Tyrannosaur” was in my view a much better story.


I’m not much of a fan so I can’t help the feeling that this wasn’t meant for me.

macs by Terry Bisson

When they missed, man did they miss. I’d especially recommend it from someone who likes reading short stories a lot.

I, personally, susbscribe to Faulkner’s dictum: Bisson writes entertaining and moving stories in a strong and unique voice. Anybody know where I can read it?

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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. Alaina Stochaj rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Just a moment while we sign you in to maccs Goodreads account.

I guess that the trery of the execution of McVeigh which was originally scheduled for 16 May, three weeks after the awards ceremony concentrated the minds of the voters.

You can read a free HTML version at yareah. The maxs story “Bears Discover Fire” published in Asimov’s swept almost every honor in the SF bissoh inincluding the Asimov’s and Locus readers’ awards, both the Nebula and Hugo awards and the Theodore Sturgeon short fiction award.


Nov 02, Mckinley rated it liked it Shelves: Since he and Judy have been living in Oakland, California. So I don’t believe that the fact that a story works from real life and real people — some of whom may be distressed — is grounds to deny it’s place as a work of art. He worked as an auto mechanic and as a magazine and book editor. Dale Houstman rated it really liked it Jun 04, Mar 18, Lindsay from TrulyBooked rated it it was ok Shelves: Does this show a fundamental gulf in tastes across the Atlantic?

Oct 11, Steve rated it it was ok Shelves: nacs