The fifth of ten volumes that will reprint all Sturgeon's short fiction contains fifteen classics and two previously unpublished stories, including qQuietly.q The Perfect Host provides enough of a representative sampling of Sturgeon's qgreatest hitsq to give the uninitiated a good sense of what all the fuss was about way back when. At the same time, it offers a generous selection of alternate takes and rarities, notably several of Sturgeon's best forays into other forms of genre writing, plus previously unreleased cuts and liner notes.The plot/theme of aquot;Unite and Conqueraquot; presumably has similar origins. ... In Doris Kearns Goodwina#39;s book No Ordinary Time, she speaks of President Roosevelta#39;s aquot; change of heartaquot; regarding the political acceptability of discussing, while waranbsp;...
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