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The Paper Menagerie

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The Paper Menagerie

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Author: Ken Liu
Publisher: Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 2011

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy
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A gentle fantasy. Love, paper tigers, mail order bride, culture clash. A Chinese mail-order bride literally blows life into tiny paper animals for her American son. The story, which won the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards in 2011, puts Liu in exclusive company with only a few other prestigious science fiction authors who have won all of these awards.

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