Stations of the Tide

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Stations of the Tide
StationsOfTheTide(1stEd).jpg
Cover of first edition (hardcover)
Author Michael Swanwick
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction novel
Publisher William Morrow and Company
Publication date
1991
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 252 pp
ISBN 0-688-10451-7
OCLC 22207452
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3569.W28 S7 1991

Stations of the Tide is a science fiction novel by American author Michael Swanwick. Prior to being published in book form in 1991, it was serialized in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in two parts, starting in mid-December 1990.

It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1991,[1] was nominated for both the Hugo and Campbell Awards in 1992,[2] and was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1993.[3]

Plot introduction[edit]

Stations of the Tide is the story of a bureaucrat with the Department of Technology Transfer who must descend to the surface of Miranda to hunt a magician who has smuggled proscribed technology past the orbital embargo, and bring him to justice before the world is transformed by the flood of the Jubilee Tides.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  2. ^ "1992 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  3. ^ "1993 Award Winners & Nominees". Worlds Without End. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 

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