Wild cards 2: Ases en lo alto

Wild cards 2: Ases en lo alto

by George R. R. Martin

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Overview

On September 15, 1946, in the wake of World War II, an alien virus falls on Manhattan. This virus becomes known as Wild Card, and a handful of survivors find they possess superhuman powers. They are known as Aces. Aces High is the upscale restaurant at the top of the Empire State Building that caters to Aces in the early 1980s. The Wild Card virus continues to exert its effects on the Earth, regularly producing malformed Jokers and occasionally creating a new Ace. This installment follows the heroes and villains throughout the tumultuous 1980s, with stories from science fiction and fantasy writers including Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and Roger Zelazny.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9786078303854
Publisher: Editorial Oceano de Mexico
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Wild Cards (Spanish Language) Series , #2
Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

George R. R. Martin is a writer, a screenwriter, and a producer. He is the author of the successful and multiple award–winning series of epic fantasy Song of Ice and Fire, which inspired the Game of Thrones television show.

Hometown:

Santa Fe, NM

Date of Birth:

September 20, 1948

Place of Birth:

Bayonne, NJ

Education:

B.S., Northwestern University, 1970; M.S., Northwestern University, 1971

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