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809.3876 N
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
532 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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Summary
"Astounding is the landmark account of the extraordinary partnership between four controversial writers--John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and L. Ron Hubbard--who set off a revolution in science fiction and forever changed our world"-- Publisher's description.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-507) and index.
Contents
Part I. Who goes there? (1907-1937) -- The boy from another world (1910-1931) -- Three against the gods (1907-1935) -- Two lost souls (1931-1937) -- Part II. Golden age (1937-1941) -- Brass tacks (1937-1939) -- The analytical laboratory (1938-1940) -- In times to come (1939-1941) -- Part III. The invaders (1941-1945) -- A cold fury (1941-1944) -- The war of invention (1942-1944) -- From "Deadline" to Hiroshima (1944-1945) -- Part IV. The double minds (1945-1951) -- Black magic and the bomb (1945-1949) -- The modern science of mental health (1945-1950) -- The Dianetics epidemic (1950-1951) -- Part V. The last evolution (1951-1971) -- A fundamental attack on the problem (1951-1960) -- Strangers in a strange land (1951-1969) -- Twilight (1960-1971).
Subject
Title
John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of science fiction
ISBN/ISSN
9780062571946 (hardcover)
006257194X (hardcover)
Call #
809.3876 C
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
x, 307 pages ; 22 cm.
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293) and index.
Contents
Through a glass, darkly -- Blue pill or red pill? -- Buy me -- Feel the Force -- Rossum's children -- Dinosaur construction -- Suit up -- Ray gun ready -- Take me to your leader -- End of the world, part three -- Atom world -- Beam me up -- Destination Moon -- It's good to talk -- Cyborg -- Engage cloaking device -- Open the pod bay doors -- Never-ending story.
Summary
"An exciting new book about real-life technology derived from science fiction and its impact on the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781250057853 (hardcover)
125005785X (hardcover)
Call #
813 ATWOOD
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Descript.
255 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
In other worlds : SF and the human imagination. Flying rabbits : denizens of distant space ; Burning bushes : why heaven and hell went to Planet X ; Dire cartographies : the roads to Utopia -- Other deliberations. An introductory note ; Woman on the edge of time by Marge Piercy ; H. Rider Haggard's She ; The queen of quirkdom : The birthday of the world and other stories by Ursula K.Le Guin ; Arguing against ice cream : Enough : Staying human in an engineered age by Bill McKibben ; George Orwell : some personal connections ; Ten ways of looking at The island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells ; Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro ; After the last battle : Visa for Avalon by Bryher ; Brave new world by Aldous Huxley ; Of the madness of mad scientists : Jonathan Swift's Grand Academy -- Five tributes ; An introductory note ; Cryogenics : a symposium ; Cold-blooded ; Homelanding : Time capsule found on the dead planet ; "The peach women of Aa'a" from The Blind Assassin.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9780385533966
0385533969
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