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Murray Leinster : the life and works

Author: Billee J Stallings; Jo-an J Evans
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Will F. Jenkins, known to science fiction fans by his penname Murray Leinster, was among the most prolific American writers of the 20th century. This biography chronicles Leinster's private and literary life from his first writings and early pulp magazines, through the golden age of science fiction in the 1930s through the 1950s, to his death in 1975"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Murray Leinster; Murray Leinster
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Billee J Stallings; Jo-an J Evans
ISBN: 9780786465040 0786465042
OCLC Number: 706409905
Description: vii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword: The Dean revisited by James Gunn --
Preface --
The beginning: 1909 --
A southern family --
The early days: 1910-1920 --
Entering science fiction: 1919-1921 --
Marriage: the 1920s --
The 1930s --
The New York years: the 1940s --
The 1950s --
The 1960s --
After Mary's death --
On writing --
Appendix A. "a logic named Joe" --
Appendix B. "to build a robot brain."
Responsibility: Billee J. Stallings and Jo-an J. Evans ; foreword by James Gunn.

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"Will F. Jenkins, known to science fiction fans by his penname Murray Leinster, was among the most prolific American writers of the 20th century. This biography chronicles Leinster's private and literary life from his first writings and early pulp magazines, through the golden age of science fiction in the 1930s through the 1950s, to his death in 1975"--Provided by publisher.

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