iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

The Wedding Album

This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

Description

Love is only science fiction.

With wedding photos and videos and mementos of all kinds, newlyweds attempt to hold on to joys of their special day and to cherish them forever. Someday, technology may enable us to record not only our moving images but everything we know, feel, fear, and love at the moment the shutter clicks. Then our wedding mementos, like Anne and Ben’s in this story, take on a life of their own in a world where love may be eternal, but the world is not. Till deletion do us part . . .

This novella won the Sturgeon Award for best short science fiction.

“It is one of the best SF stories ever written.”  —John Clute, Sci fi Weekly

"The Wedding Album" (1999), one of the stories that solidified his reputation as a writer to watch, is a head-twisting tale about virtual realities and bandwidth scarcity, but the reason the story has legs lies in the couple at the centre of the narrative: a virtual simulation of a pair of newlyweds trapped in a small slice of time and memory like human flies in digital amber. Marusek knows human drama, and writes it so subtly you hardly notice it’s centre stage the whole time, right up until he plucks your heart out.”  —Paul Raven, Strange Horizons

“In ‘The Wedding Album,’ . . . [Marusek] fashions an ominous and surprisingly moving tale about a bride and groom who repeatedly discover, forget and rediscover that they are merely computer-generated re-creations of a flesh-and- blood newlywed couple, fated to watch as their living counterparts, their marriage and civilization itself decay over the centuries.”  —Dave Itzkoff, New York Times Book Review

The Wedding Album
View in iTunes
  • $2.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Science Fiction
  • Published: Dec 01, 2014
  • Publisher: General Genius LLC
  • Seller: General Genius LLC
  • Print Length: 80 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book.