No World Warranty
F. Alexander BrejchaISBN: 059531841X;
Book Description No World Warranty begins with a rewrite of two Nebula Award-recommended novellas about the potential horrors and salvation of nanotechnology. Originally published in Analog Science Fiction and Fact as "StarStep" and "The New Land"--latter given Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois' annual Year's Best Science Fiction (8th Annual Collection , [1991, St. Martin's: New York]), this adds a concluding novella. Inspired by The Engines of Creation by K. Eric Drexler (Anchor Press/ Doubleday: Garden City, New York, 1986), this epic tale describes building a whole new world to settle after Earth is nearly destroyed. But when we get there, it turns out that we're not alone! Analog's editor Stanley Schmidt writes: "...You may also notice that many of (Alex's) stories also deal with intelligent beings reaching across barriers to make contact and achieve understanding, whether it's humans with different sets of abilities, or humans and...
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