Unlocking the Air and Other Stories

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Unlocking the Air and Other Stories
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First edition
AuthorUrsula K. Le Guin
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherHarperCollins (hardback)
Publication date
December 6, 1996
Media typebook
Pages224 pp
ISBN0-06-092803-4
OCLC33043324

Unlocking the Air and Other Stories is a 1996 collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin. Like Searoad and Orsinian Tales, most of the included stories are neither science fiction nor fantasy. It was a finalist for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Contents[edit]

  • "Half Past Four" (1987, The New Yorker)
  • "The Professor's Houses" (1982, The New Yorker)
  • "Ruby on the 67"
  • "Limberlost" (1989, Michigan Quarterly Review)
  • "The Creatures on My Mind" (1990, Harper's)
  • "Standing Ground" (1992, Ms.)
  • "The Spoons in the Basement" (1982, The New Yorker)
  • "Sunday in Summer in Seatown" (1995, Thirteenth Moon)
  • "In the Drought" (1993, Xanadu II)
  • "Ether, OR" (1995, Asimov's Science Fiction)
  • "Unlocking the Air" (1990, Playboy)
  • "A Child Bride" (1987, Terry's Universe, as "Kore 87")
  • "Climbing to the Moon" (1992, American Short Fiction)
  • "Daddy's Big Girl" (1987, Omni)
  • "Findings" (1992, Ox Head Press chapbook)
  • "Olders" (1995, Omni)
  • "The Wise Woman" (1995, The Sound of Writing (broadcast))
  • "The Poacher" (1992, Xanadu)

References[edit]

Notes
Bibliography
  • Cadden, Mike (2005). Ursula K. Le Guin Beyond Genre: Fiction for Children and Adults (1st ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-99527-2.

External links[edit]

"Ursula K. Le Guin - Summary Bibliography".