from the novel A Barnstormer in Oz.
The excerpt is the first part of Chapter 15 of the novel.
sipped some of the mixed berry juice and vodka. Who'd believe a scene
like this? He, Henry L. Stover, talking, actually talking to a JN-4H,
an inanimate flying machine? No, no longer a lifeless object. An
artifact that had become sentient and lingual. How?"
The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection
(Lilburn, GA): Meteor House
hardcover [no dustjacket] (22,5×14,5cm)
not priced [= $ 225.00]
A limited deluxe hardcover edition, of 52 lettered copies (A-Z and AA-ZZ), signed by all of the contributors.
Each section has its own "Decade Introduction"—a synopsis of Phil's
career—by the editor.