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Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything & Target


by George Alec Effinger


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A hilarious story of overly helpful aliens and a WWII alternate history tale from the Hugo Award–winning author of When Gravity Falls.
These two short stories serve as a wonderful glimpse into the mind of multiple Hugo and Nebula Award nominee George Alec Effinger, a singular talent in the world of SF.
In The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything, benevolent aliens have arrived on Earth, sharing their knowledge but also their annoying, overbearing opinions about every little thing. Target: Berlin! offers an absurdist ride through an alternate version of World War II, in which Effinger has reshaped the aerial campaigns into battles by car.

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Open Road Media
Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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George Alec Effinger (Author)

George A. Effinger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1947. He attended Yale University, where an organic chemistry course disabused him of the notion of becoming a doctor. He had the opportunity to meet many of his science fiction idols thanks to hi...

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