The Postman

TitleThe Postman
Year for Search1985
AuthorsBrin, [Glen] David (b. 1950)
Tertiary AuthorsBrin, David
Date Published1985
PublisherBantam
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsUS author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe dystopia in which a man assumes the role of a postman and, in that role, helps to knit together the communities that are struggling to survive.

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Rpt. illus. Kent Bash and with an “Introduction” by James Gunn [Rpt. in Gunn, Paratexts: Introductions to Science Fiction and Fantasy (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013), 76-78]. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1993. Parts originally published in different form in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine as “The Postman” 6.11 (58) (November 1982): 120-69; rpt. in Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse. Ed. John Joseph Adams (London: Titan Books, 2015), 236-305 and “Cyclops” 8.3 (76) (March 1984): 112-67.

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Author Note

The author (b. 1950) has a Ph. D. in Physics from the University of California at San Diego.

Full Text

1985 Brin, [Glen] David (b. 1950). The Postman. New York: Bantam. Rpt. illus. Kent Bash and with an “Introduction” by James Gunn [Rpt. in Gunn, Paratexts: Introductions to Science Fiction and Fantasy (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013), 76-78]. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1993. Parts originally published in different form in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine as “The Postman” 6.11 (58) (November 1982): 120-69; rpt. in Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse. Ed. John Joseph Adams (London: Titan Books, 2015), 236-305 and “Cyclops” 8.3 (76) (March 1984): 112-67. PSt

Post-catastrophe dystopia in which a man assumes the role of a postman and, in that role, helps to knit together the communities that are struggling to survive. The author has a Ph. D. in Physics from the University of California at San Diego.