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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

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Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Pulphouse Publishing, 1992
Playboy Magazine, 1969

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Book Type: Novelette
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Human Development
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Nebula Award nominated novelette.

On a distant mining planet, two men must work with a group of ten clones, five male and five female, who are completely reliant on themselves and on one another.

It originally appeared in Playboy, November 1969. The story can also be found in the anthologies:

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