Item #30291 STAR SONGS OF AN OLD PRIMATE. James Tiptree, Jr, Alice Sheldon.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1978]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine Books 25417. Paperback original. Introduction by Ursula K. LeGuin. The author's third story collection. Collects seven stories, including "Houston, Houston Do You Read? (Hugo and Nebula award winner)," "Her Smoke Rose Up Forever," and "A Momentary Taste of Being." "Powerful, heavily emotional tales. By the time this appeared, the author's true identity had been revealed and she was hailed as a leading feminist sf writer of the decade. "The stories she wrote from 1970-1977 - when her health began to fail and her secret identity finally collapsed - comprise the finest and most moving single spate of creative energy the field has ever seen" - John Clute." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 346. A fine copy, unread. (30291). Item #30291

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