Philip K. Dick Award winner 1989, Arthur C. Clarke Award nominee 1992.
This story is set in San Francisco of the future. Rheinhart was a sculptor who did the best he could until they drafted his best friend to fight in South Africa, when his artists' colony turned into a home for deadbeats.
Richard Paul Russo (born 1954) is an American science fiction writer.
Richard Paul Russo attended the Clarion Workshop in 1983. His first story, "Firebird Suite", appeared in Amazing Stories in 1981 and his first novel, Inner Eclipse, was published in 1988. His second novel, Subterranean Gallery, won the Philip K. Dick Award for 1989. He won that award again in 2001 for Ship of Fools. Subterranean Gallery was also a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.
Richard Paul Russo. Wikipedia.