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Cities in Flight.

James Blish

Cities in Flight.

by James Blish

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Published by N. Doubleday, Inc. in Garden City, New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination591 p.
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14162151M

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Long out of print, the science fiction masterpiece by Hugo Award-winning writer James Blish Originally published in four volumes nearlyfifty years ago, Cities in Flight brings together the famed "Okie novels" of science fiction master James Blish. Named after the migrant workers of America's Dust Bowl, these novels convey Blish's "history of the future," a brilliant and bleak look at a world. Cities in Flight is an omnibus volume of four novels written by James Blish, originally published between and , which became known over time collectively as the Okie novels. The novels feature entire cities that are able to fly through space using an anti-gravity device, the cover a span of time of many hundred years, from a very near future to the end of the universe.


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