Down and Dirty (Wild Cards, #5)
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Down and Dirty

by George R. R. Martin
Release date: 1988
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, anthology

Edited by George R.R. Martin.

The fifth volume in the Wild Cards alternate universe saga is set in the New York City of 1986. The simmering streets of Jokertown have erupted, as gang war breaks out between ruthless rivals: the Shadow Fists and the Mafia. As the violence rages out of control, even the metahuman Aces and Jokers alike are forced to go underground and wage their own war against the powers of the netherworld!

Contents:

  • Only the Dead Know Jokertown by John J. Miller
  • All the King's Horses by George R. R. Martin
  • Concerto for Siren and Serotonin by Roger Zelazny
  • Breakdown by Leanne C. Harper
  • Jesus Was An Ace by Arthur Byron Cover
  • Blood Ties by Melinda M. Snodgrass
  • The Second Coming of Buddy Holley by Edward Bryant
  • The Hue of a Mind by Stephen Leigh
  • Addicted to Love by Pat Cadigan
  • Takedown by Leanne C. Harper
  • Mortality by Walter Jon Williams
  • What Rough Beast... by Leanne C. Harper
updated 2015-06-01

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