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Up the bright river the worlds of Philip Jose Farmer by Philip JosГ© Farmer

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Published by Subterranean Press in Burton, MI .
Written in English


  • Riverworld (Imaginary place),
  • Fiction

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About the Edition

A posthumous collection of the short fiction of Philip Jose Farmer, celebrating the impressive variety of his prodigious output. Includes his last three Riverworld stories.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gary K. Wolfe
ContributionsWolfe, Gary K., 1946-
LC ClassificationsPS3556.A72 U68 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination333 pages ;
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25854545M
ISBN 101596063297
ISBN 109781596063297

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From Sacramento Book Review: “Each story is quaint and interesting and has colorful and memorable characters. All the short stories lead up into the main feature from Farmer’s biggest hit, Riverworld From the darkly humorous science romps to the casual space Western, Up the Bright River . I am already predicting Long Bright River to be in my top 5 of favorite books for ! Long Bright River is brutally honest about the grittiness around dysfunctional families, the opioid epidemic, and sex work. Liz Moore's writing is intense and so real/5(2K). This Bright River belongs in the latter category. Ben Hanson has staggered home after a stint in white-collar prison and a lifetime of making all the wrong choices for no easily identifiable reason. His only responsibility? To clean up and sell his recently deceased uncle's house in St. Helens, Wisconsin, where he grew up.   “Long Bright River” — a book that has garnered much ­pre-publication buzz — nervously twists, turns and subverts readers’ expectations till its very last pages.

"Long Bright River— a book that has garnered much ­pre-publication buzz — nervously twists, turns and subverts readers’ expectations till its very last pages. Simultaneously, it also manages to grow into something else: a sweeping, elegiac novel about a blighted city.”. stars I chose Liz Moore’s Long Bright River as my very first read of and I am happy to say that it was an excellent choice! This story, about two sisters who were extremely close during their childhood but ended up on grossly divergent paths, reads like a thriller at first, but as the events in the story unfold and the characters /5.   A young Philadelphia policewoman searches for her addicted sister on the streets. The title of Moore’s (The Unseen World, , etc.) fourth novel refers to “a long bright river of departed souls,” the souls of people dead from opioid overdoses in the Philadelphia neighborhood of book opens with a long paragraph that's just a list of names, most of whom don’t . Book club questions for Long Bright River by Liz Moore covers all the key events in this profound read. There will be spoilers so for more context about the book, check out my spoiler-free review. Join the Book Club Chat Newsletter.

Up the Bright River Philip José Farmer, Subterranean (), $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book This posthumous.   This Bright River: A Novel by Patrick Somerville book review. Click to read the full review of This Bright River: A Novel in New York Journal of Books. The story goes that Wayne drove up to his father’s cabin way up the Bright River in the dead of winter, either overdosed or suffered a schizophrenic break, and couldn’t make it back. About Long Bright River. AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “[Moore’s] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.”– The New York Times Book Review. Edited by Gary K. Wolfe. Subterranean Press is proud to present a new, roughly , word gathering of Philip Jose Farmer’s singular tales! This first posthumous collection of the short fiction of Philip Jose Farmer is a celebration of the impressive variety of his prodigious output, from the space adventures he published in the science fiction magazines of the s through the s, to.