Short Trips by Jamil Nasir

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"An unconscious woman in the garbage bay of an interplanetary ship. A sexually transmitted virus that turns back time. A detective’s report from a parallel universe. The Angel of Death squatting on a branch of a neighborhood tree. A beautiful bodyguard android hiding in the wreckage of a ruined city. These 14 critically acclaimed and award-winning short stories by Jamil Nasir originally appeared in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Interzone,
Universe, and other magazines and anthologies."

About Jamil Nasir

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JAMIL NASIR was born in Chicago, Illinois of a Palestinian refugee father and the American daughter of the inventor of the industrial forklift. He spent much of his childhood in the Middle East, surviving two major wars. Back in the U.S. he started college at age 14, studying science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and so many other things that he finally graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a Bachelors of General Studies. Between college stints he hitchhiked over much of North America, working as a carpenter, estate gardener, shop clerk, warehouseman, apple picker, and paralegal, among others. He finally found himself back in Ann Arbor, where he got a law degree. He is currently Of Counsel at a major Washington, D.C. law firm. His fifth novel, The Houses of Time, was recently published by Tor Books. His third novel, Tower of Dreams, won France's top science fiction award, Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire, and was runner up for the Philip K. Dick Award for best science fiction novel in paperback. His short stories have appeared in many science fiction publications. Mr. Nasir is an avid photographer, and a devotee of diverse subjects. He holds a Second Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He lives in a suburb of Washington D.C. with his two daughters. His hobbies are photography and rampant metaphysical speculation.
Published March 31, 2010 by iUniverse. 264 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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