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After the saucers landed

Author: Douglas Lain
Publisher: New York : Night Shade Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"UFOlogist Harold Flint is heartbroken and depressed that the aliens that have landed on the White House lawn appear to be straight out of an old B movie. They wave to the television cameras in their sequined jumpsuits, form a nonprofit organization offering new age enlightenment, and hover their saucers over the streets of New York looking for converts. Harold wants no part of this kitschy invasion until one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Satire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Lain
ISBN: 9781597808231 1597808237
OCLC Number: 890180600
Description: 236 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Douglas Lain.

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"UFOlogist Harold Flint is heartbroken and depressed that the aliens that have landed on the White House lawn appear to be straight out of an old B movie. They wave to the television cameras in their sequined jumpsuits, form a nonprofit organization offering new age enlightenment, and hover their saucers over the streets of New York looking for converts. Harold wants no part of this kitschy invasion until one of the aliens, a beautiful blonde named Asket, begs him to investigate the saucers again and write another UFO book. The aliens and their mission are not as they seem. Harold wants no part of this kitschy invasion until one of the aliens, a beautiful blonde named Asket, begs him to investigate the saucers again and write another UFO book. The aliens and their mission are not as they seem"--Page 4 of cover.

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Nominated for the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award "There's something fresh and stirring about Lain's rendering of the subject matter ... Lain [has a] sharp and easy voice, cool humor and wit, appetite for Read more...

 
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