A World Is Born by Leigh Brackett, Science Fiction, Adventure, Space Opera

Author:   Leigh Brackett
Publisher:   Aegypan
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Pages:   38
Publication Date:   01 May 2011
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A World Is Born by Leigh Brackett, Science Fiction, Adventure, Space Opera


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Mel Gray flung down his hoe with a sudden tigerish fierceness and stood erect. Tom Ward, working beside him, glanced at Gray's Indianesque profile, the youth of it hardened by war and the hells of the Eros prison blocks. A quick flash of satisfaction crossed Ward's dark eyes. Then he grinned and said mockingly. Hell of a place to spend the rest of your life, ain't it? Mel Gray stared with slitted blue eyes down the valley. The huge sun of Mercury seared his naked body. Sweat channeled the dust on his skin. His throat ached with thirst. And the bitter landscape mocked him more than Wade's dark face. The rest of my life, he repeated softly. The rest of my life! He was twenty-eight. Wade spat in the damp black earth. You ought to be glad -- helping the unfortunate, building a haven for the derelict. . . .

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Author:   Leigh Brackett
Publisher:   Aegypan
Imprint:   Aegypan
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 0.20cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.068kg
ISBN:  

9781606645550


ISBN 10:   1606645552
Pages:   38
Publication Date:   01 May 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Leigh Douglass Brackett (1915 - 1978) was an American writer, particularly of science fiction, and has been referred to as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a screenwriter, known for her work on such films as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959), The Long Goodbye (1973) and The Empire Strikes Back (1980). She was the first woman shortlisted for the Hugo Award.

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