Meeting in Infinity

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Meeting in Infinity
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Dust-jacket illustration by Edvard Munch for Meeting in Infinity
Author John Kessel
Illustrator Jeffrey K. Potter
Cover artist Edvard Munch
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages xvi, 309 pp
ISBN 0-87054-164-1
OCLC 25025265
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3561.E6675 M4 1992

Meeting in Infinity is a collection of Science fiction stories by author John Kessel. It was released in 1992 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House . It was published in an edition of 3,547 copies. Most of the stories originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. "Another Orphan" won a Nebula Award in 1982.


Meeting in Infinity contains the following stories:

  1. "Meeting in Infinity"
  2. "The Pure Product"
  3. "Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner"
  4. "The Big Dream"
  5. "The Lecturer"
  6. "Hearts Do Not in Eyes Shine"
  7. "Faustfeathers"
  8. "A Clean Escape"
  9. "Not Responsible! Park and Lock It!"
  10. "Man"
  11. "Invaders"
  12. "Judgment Call"
  13. "Buddha Nostril Bird"
  14. "Another Orphan"
  15. "Buffalo"


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