Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is a science fiction novel by American writer Kate Wilhelm, published in 1976.
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is a science fiction novel by American writer Kate Wilhelm, published in 1976. The novel is composed of three parts, "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang," "Shenandoah," and "At the Still Point," and is set in a post-apocalyptic era, a concept popular among authors who took part in the New Wave Science Fiction movement in the 1960s.
Where Late The Sweet Bird. has been added to your Cart. Among them are the science fiction classic Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, the Constance and Charlie mysteries, and The Good Children. The recipient of many honors-the Prix Apollo, the Hugo Award, three Nebula Awards, and the Kurd Lasswitz Award-Ms. Wilhelm, along with her husband, Damon Knight, received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Michigan State University in recognition of their many years as instructors for the Clarion workshop in Fantasy and Science Fiction.
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Nominated for Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1977. Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang. Here the white basswood grew alongside the hemlock and the bitternut hickory, and the beeches and sweet buckeyes locked arms. PART ONE. Chapter 1. What David always hated most about the Sumner family dinners was the way everyone talked about him as if he were not there. He stopped and listened, certain he had imagined it, but the call came again.
ntas as well as nearly completed work on computer programs for synthetic amniotic fluids. When David had gone to talk to Selnick about the equipment, Selnick had insisted-madly, David had thought at the time-that he take everything or nothing. You'll see," he had said wildly.
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The title of the book is a quotation from William Shakespeare's Sonnet 73. Plot summary. Massive environmental changes and global disease, attributed to large-scale pollution, cause the collapse of civilization around the world.
Debris made the trip harder; sunken boats and collapsed bridges turned the river into a maze where their progress was measured in feet and inches
Debris made the trip harder; sunken boats and collapsed bridges turned the river into a maze where their progress was measured in feet and inches. Again they had found it impossible to use the sail. Lewis and Molly were together in the prow of the boat, alert for submerged dangers, sometimes calling out in unison, sometimes singly, warning against hazards, neither of them silent for more than a minute or two at a time.
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang. Author: Kate Wilhelm. Publisher: Harper & Row, 1976. One large, well-to-do extended family sets up an isolated community. However, as the death toll mounts (due to a variety of causes) the family begins cloning themselves to survive. This is due to universal infertility.