Ogre by Clifford Simak:
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Outstanding early story by Simak contains some of the most delightful parts of one of his later stories, Time is the Simplest Thing. In the novella-length tale, exploration company members try to prevent a rogue earthman from stealing semi-sentient musical trees and transplanting them to Earth. Select
Sentient moss which, when draped over the shoulders of a human being, becomes fully self-aware, providing valuable services.
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re: Frank R. Paul
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re: Isaac Asimov
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re: Arthur C. Clarke
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re: Michel Verne
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re: Philip K. Dick
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re: Thomas A. Easton
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re: David Brin
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re: David Gerrold
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re: Robert Heinlein
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re: Philip K Dick
Hip'Safe Airbag For Seniors, From Helite
re: Neal Stephenson
Soulaje Self-Administered Euthanasia Wearable Prototype
re: Robert W. Chambers
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re: Anthony Boucher
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re: Schachner and Zagat
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