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Almost Home

A Novella by

Selected for:
Year's Best Fantasy 4 by David Hartwell
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection by Ellen Datlow

"This gentle Golden Age fantasy...may surprise readers."
--Kelly Link

"Almost Home enters the secret life of children: Troy, his tomboy cousin Toute, and best friend Bug, discover a magic aeroplane that takes them to a parallel version of their isolated town where everything is slightly different ... Shot through with a sense of menace and magic, the story is deeply memorable."
--Debbie Moon, THE ZONE

Troy has a secret. And a problem.

The secret is a flying machine, made of plywood and wire and imagination, hidden in the weeds where grownups never go. With it Troy can explore the world that waits beyond the horizon of his boring small town.

The problem is his cousin, who wants to go with him. She's a girl. She's bossy as hell. And she has a secret of her own ...

About the Author: Best known for his short stories "They're Made out of Meat," "macs" and "Bears Discover Fire," Terry Bisson has won every major award in SF, including the Hugo, the Nebula, the Sturgeon and Locus awards, and France's Gran Prix de l'Imaginaire. He lives in California.


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December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Almost Home
Author(s): Terry Bisson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA