THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: Fourteenth (14th) Annual Collection.
Edition: First thus- a large trade paperback.
New York: St Martin's, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by SIX authors at their stories: Nancy Kress at "The Flowers of Aulit Prison" ; Gregory Benford at "Immersion"; John Kessel at "The Miracle of Ivar Avenue"; James P. Blaylock at "Thirteen Phantasms", Paul Park at "The Last Homosexual" and Michael Swanwick at "The Dead." One of the best and most significant anthologies of modern science fiction, with works by established prize-winning writers and newcomers to the field. Included in this volume are stories by Gregory Benford, Michael Swanwick, Tony Daniel, James P. Blaylock, Bud Sparhawk, John Kessel, Paul Park, Ian McDonald, Robert Silverberg, Jim Cowan, Maureen F. McHugh, Bruce Sterling, Gregory Feeley, Michael Cassutt, Mike Resnick, Gwyneth Jones, Charles Sheffield, Robert Reed, Steven Utley, William Barton, Gene Wolfe, Jonathan Lethem, Cherry Wilder, Damien Broderick, Walter Jon Williams, Stephen Baxter, and Tony Daniel, ,along with the editor's annual summary of the year - 1996 - and his list of Honorable Mentions. Cover advertises'more than 250,000 words of fantastic fiction'. lxii, 752 pp. ISBN: 0-312157037.
Condition: Good overall in illustrated wrappers (creasing to the corners of the covers, but a sturdy, straight copy.)