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Dancing in Dreamtime

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Fans today may be surprised to learn Scott Russell Sanders was previously one of the brightest science-fiction newcomers of the 1980s. In Dancing in Dreamtime, he returns to his roots, exploring both inner and outer space in a speculative collection of short stories. At a time when humankind faces unprecedented, global-scale challenges from climate change, loss of biodiversity, dwindling vital resources, and widespread wars, this collection of planetary tales will strike a poignant chord with the reader. Sanders has created worlds where death tolls rise due to dream deprivation, where animals only exist in mechanical form, and where poisoned air forces people to live in biodomes. Never before has Sanders's writing been so relevant and never before have the lessons in these stories been so important.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 20.32mm | 376g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253022517
  • 9780253022516
  • 1,481,553

Review quote

Clear-eyed and philosophical, Sanders's vision of our collective undoing, and how we salvage the pieces, mixes intellectualism with magical realism in an uncommon unity of mind and spirit. * Shelf Awareness *show more

About Scott Russell Sanders

Scott Russell Sanders is the author of 20 books of fiction and nonfiction. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Indiana University Bloomington.show more

Table of contents

The Anatomy Lesson Clear-cut Ascension SleepwalkerThe First Journey of Jason Moss The Artist of Hunger The Engineer of BeastsThe Circus Animals' Desertion Mountains of Memory TerrariumQuarantineTouch the Earth Eros Passage The Audubon Effect The Land Where Songtrees Grow Travels in the Interior Dancing in Dreamtime Credits Author's Noteshow more

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