The title story, like most of the other pieces, is character-centered as a single mother wrestles with high-tech taking over her town. qPatent Infringementq is a fine if brief epistolary story on the subject; qThe Most Famous Little Girl in the Worldq is the story of the lifelong friendship of two women set against a background of alien contact. qFirst Flightq is an affectionate homage to the classic Tom Corbett, Space Cadet TV show of the 1950s. qTo Cuddle Amyq is a powerful short-short horror story about disposable children. qMy Mother, Dancingq deals with a human race called on to seed with life a completely barren universe.Alarm bells clanged. ... It wasna#39;t the maintenance program that had taken ... an upload runs on such a complex combination of computer and nano-constructed polymer networks, we cannot simply be replaced by a back-up program cube.
|Title||:||Nano Comes to Clifford Falls|
|Author||:||Nancy Kress, Mike Resnick|
|Publisher||:||Golden Gryphon Pr - 2008-05-01|