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The Price of Oranges

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The Price of Oranges

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Author: Nancy Kress
Publisher: Pulphouse Publishing, 1992
Asimov's Science Fiction, 1989

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Book Type: Novelette
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Time Travel
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Hugo Award nominated novelette.

Harry found the doorway to 1937, and travels there all the time. Now he wants his grandaughter to go there, but he can't take her to 1937, so he brings 1937 to her...

It originally appeared in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1989. The story can also be found in the anthologies The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection (1990), edited by Gardner Dozois, Timegates (1997) edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century (2005), edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Harry Turtledove, and As Time Goes By (2015), edited by Hank Davis. It is included in the collections The Aliens of Earth (1993) and The Best of Nancy Kress (2015).


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