Doorways in the Sand

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1976 - Fiction - 185 pages
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Fred Cassidy, thirteen years an undergraduate and an acrophiliac, joins Professor Paul Byler in a search for their laboratory replica of an alien artifact of interest to more than one interstellar community

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User Review  - Ubiquitousbastard - Goodreads

I don't know why I didn't read this book sooner, or why I put it down when I first started reading it several years ago. Maybe it didn't click with me back then, but opening up the book with a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Sets up an amusing character, a student who's been a university undergraduate for thirteen years, switching majors every time he comes close to completing one and thereby being eligible for graduation ... Read full review


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After receiving his B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and his M.A. from Columbia University, Zelazny began publishing science fiction stories in 1962. His reputation has gone through ups and downs, but he was given a Nebula award in 1966 for And Call Me Coward (1965), in a tie with Dune by Frank Herbert. A prolific writer, Zelazny's works focus on the relationship between illusion and reality. He always pays close attention to his craft, and his stories are intelligent, occasionally sentimental, often romantic and, to his many fans, very satisfying.

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