MIXED FEELINGS by George Alec Effinger


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There's some science fiction in this collection, like an elegiac view of a top secret research project and a wonderfully sour story of a pitcher who throws the whole sport of baseball a curve; some fantasy like a calculatedly pathetic tale of our favorite storybook animals snuffed out by war and pollution; plus various unclassifiables like the story of a poet on the road who discovers America's secret artists and one of a science fiction writer caught by a force field in Gremmage, Pennsylvania. Effinger's involution sometimes cloys but his talent is unmistakable.

Pub Date: Sept. 25th, 1974
Publisher: Harper & Row