"Out of Touch"

Title"Out of Touch"
Year for Search1995
AuthorsStableford, Brian [Michael](b. 1948)
Secondary TitleAsimov's Science Fiction
Volume / Edition19.11 (236)
Pagination80-99
Date PublishedOctober 1995
ISSN Number1065-6298
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Immortality and the problems of those not qualifying. The focus of the story of a man who was born to early but mention is made of people from the Third World and others who were not eligible for the treatment. The immortals live in a high tech eutopia that for most is an enclosed virtual world.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Isaac Asimov's Utopias. Ed. Gardner [Raymond] Dozois and Sheila Williams (New York: Ace Books, 2000), 33-61 with a note on 33-34.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

The author (b. 1948) has a degree in Biology and a doctorate in Sociology

Full Text

1995 Stableford, Brian [Michael] (b. 1948). “Out of Touch.” Asimov’s Science Fiction 19.11 (236) (October 1995): 80-99. Rpt. in Isaac Asimov’s Utopias. Ed. Gardner [Raymond] Dozois and Sheila Williams (New York: Ace Books, 2000), 33-61 with a note 33-34. Merril, PSt

Immortality and the problems of those not qualifying. The focus of the story is a man who was born to early but mention is made of people from the Third World and others who were not eligible for the treatment. The immortals live in a high tech eutopia that for most is an enclosed virtual world. The author has a degree in Biology and a doctorate in Sociology.