The Shipshape Miracle
And Other StorieseBook - 2017
And his short fiction is still as gripping and surprising now as when it first entertained an entire generation of fans. The title story is just one example of this. Cheviot Sherwood doesn't believe in miracles. They never seem to pay off. So when he's marooned on a planet with no plan for escape and no working radio, he takes it in stride and prepares for a long stay gathering food, making shelter, and collecting all the diamonds the world has to offer. But when a ship like none he's ever encountered lands, he sees his salvation--and an opportunity to take the priceless craft for himself. Unfortunately, his "rescuer" has the same idea ... This volume also includes the celebrated short works "Eternity Lost," "Shotgun Cure," and "Paradise," among others. Each story includes an introduction by David W. Wixon, literary executor of the Clifford D. Simak estate and editor of this ebook.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy, 
Branch Call Number: FICTION Sim
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages)