“The Cost to Be Wise”

Title“The Cost to Be Wise”
Year for Search1996
AuthorsMcHugh, Maureen F.(b. 1959)
Secondary AuthorsHayden, Patrick
Secondary TitleStarlight 1
Pagination260-312
Date Published1996
PublisherTor
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia on a planet that was a colony of Earth, forgotten by Earth and having forgotten Earth, which is rediscovered but remains a generally primitive, ignorant, and violent society. The novella describes the conflict that takes place during a visit by people from Earth. Female author.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Lightspeed: Women Destroy Science Fiction. Ed. Christie Yant. No 49 of Lightspeed (June 2014): 206-48.

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1959). Her middle initial is all there is; there is no middle name.

Full Text

1996 McHugh, Maureen F. (b. 1959). “The Cost to Be Wise.” Starlight 1. Ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden (New York: Tor, 1996), 260-312. Rpt. in Lightspeed: Women Destroy Science Fiction. Ed. Christie Yant. No 49 of Lightspeed (June 2014): 206-48. PSt

Dystopia on a planet that was a colony of Earth, forgotten by Earth and having forgotten by Earth, which is rediscovered but remains a generally primitive, ignorant, and violent society. The novella describes the conflict that takes place during a visit by people from Earth. Female author.