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Deserts of Fire

(2016)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Speculative fiction stories that explore the ambiguities of war - from award-winning, bestselling authors Jeffrey Ford, Ken Liu, Kate Wilhelm, and others.

In the tradition of In the Field of Fire, a collection of stories with a Vietnam War theme, Deserts of Fire is a war-inspired anthology for the new millennium. For many, the recent wars in the deserts of Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Middle East are just as slippery to grasp and difficult to understand as Vietnam was two generations earlier.

Inside, there are stories from a variety of bestselling and award-winning authors that start with the simple and modest ambition of making the reader feel strange about the recent past. Because when there are too many explanations, the truth won't be found by merely choosing one side or the other. But rather, the truth is in the existence of the confusion itself.

"An intelligent read that is as mind-blowing as no-man's land." - Starburst

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Deserts of Fire: Speculative Fiction and the Modern War
Author(s): Douglas Lain
ISBN: 1-59780-852-0 / 978-1-59780-852-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Night Shade
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Kindle Editions

July 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Deserts of Fire
Author(s): Douglas Lain
Publisher: Gateway
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July 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Deserts of Fire: Speculative Fiction and the Modern War
Author(s): Douglas Lain
Publisher: Night Shade
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU