"On the Edge"

Title"On the Edge"
Year for Search2011
AuthorsBenford, Gregory [Albert](b. 1941)
Secondary AuthorsResnick, Mike [Michael Diamond](b. 1942), and Ian, Janis (b. 1951)
Secondary TitleStars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian
Pagination46-64
Date Published2011
PublisherDAW Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire in which major figures from the past, including Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, Washington, Emma Goldman, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin are living in Los Angeles and interact, with Jefferson accompanied by Sally Hemings. They all believe that the revolution is about to begin. The story is based on a verse from Ian’s “Guess You Had to be There.”

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The story is based on a verse from Ian’s “Guess You Had to be There.”

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(b. 1941)

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2011 Benford, Gregory [Albert] (b. 1941). “On the Edge.” Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian. Ed. Janis Ian and Mike Resnick (New York: DAW Books, 2001), 46-64. Public

Satire in which major figures from the past, including Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, Washington, Emma Goldman, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin are living in Los Angeles and interact, with Jefferson accompanied by Sally Hemings. They all believe that the revolution is about to begin. The story is based on a verse from Ian’s “Guess You Had to be There.”