"The Mighty Slinger"

Title"The Mighty Slinger"
Year for Search2016
AuthorsBuckell, Tobias S[amuel](b. 1979), and Lord, Karen [A. R.](b. 1968)
Secondary AuthorsStrahan, Jonathan (b. 1964)
Secondary TitleBridging Infinity
Pagination119-56
Date Published2016
PublisherSolaris
Place PublishedOxford, Eng
KeywordsBarbadian author, Female author, Grenadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

The story begins in a future in which climate change and exploitation of the environment has left Earth uninhabitable. The Moon has been terraformed and the terraforming of Mars is in progress with indentured laborers. The story then follows a musician who has supported the workers and helped develop a project to revitalize Earth far into the future to when he can return to his recreated Caribbean homeland.

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Author Note

Buckell (b. 1979) was born in Grenada and raised there and in the British and U. S. Virgin Islands. He now lives in the U. S. Lord (b. 1968) is a Barbadian female author who has a doctorate in the sociology of religion form Bangor University in Wales.

Full Text

2016 Buckell, Tobias S[amuel] (b. 1979) and Karen [A. R.] Lord (b. 1968). “The Mighty Slinger.” Bridging Infinity. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2016), 119-56. PSt

The story begins in a future in which climate change and exploitation of the environment has left Earth uninhabitable. The Moon has been terraformed and the terraforming of Mars is in progress with indentured laborers. The story then follows a musician who has supported the workers and helped develop a project to revitalize Earth far into the future to when he can return to his recreated Caribbean homeland. Buckell was born in Grenada and raised there and in the British and U. S. Virgin Islands. He now lives in the U. S. Lord is a Barbadian female author who has a doctorate in the sociology of religion form Bangor University in Wales.