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Martians and Misplaced Clues
The Life and Work of Fredric Brown
Jack Seabrook

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Jack Seabrook discusses The Fabulous Clipjoint in depth, as well as Martians, Go Home, The Screaming Mimi, and all of the other classic Fredric Brown novels. He provides a careful analysis of the author's short stories and poems, tracking his work from the early days, through the years of the pulp magazines and SF digests, up to and including the final years with respectable magazines. Along with the discussion of the work are details of the author's unusual life, from his early years in Cincinnati through the Depression in Milwaukee, to a bohemian life in the Southwest.

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October 1993
LC: 93-071000 PS
320 pp.   6 x 9  

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Paper $16.95 t
ISBN 978-0-87972-591-4
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ISBN 978-0-87972-590-7
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