Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 8 02:31:04 UTC 2010

Wasn't there also a story named "Cities in Flight"? Or is that just a brainfart?

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:12 PM, Robin Hamilton
<robin.hamilton2 at btinternet.com> wrote:
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>> "Bindlestiff" was also the
>> title of a coverstory by James Blish, in Astounding(?) SF in the late
>> '40's or early '50's.
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>> -Wilson
> I must have come across this when it was reprinted as part of the third of
> what became the Cities in Flight series -- _Earthman, Come Home_ (1955).
> "Bindlestiff" was used to refer to a particular kind of flying city, as I
> remember it.  The whole series drew on a range of background reference to
> American workers' movements.
> Robin Hamilton
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