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Viking Press, Apr 16, 1973 - Fiction - 216 pages
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When a highly skilled sensitive comes into contact with a strange green stone, she finds herself trapped in the past in the identity of another person.

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User Review  - comixminx - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this a lot on re-read; I read it originally while at school, and a few years ago when I bought it second hand for the cover and the nostalgia. Now I've come back to it again on a Norton mini ... Read full review

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This was the first book of actual science fiction I ever read. I recall where it was in my school library -- around the back of a little jutting half-shelf, near the emergency exit door. The cover ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Born Alice Mary Norton on February 17, 1912 in Cleveland, Ohio, she legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934. She attended the Flora Stone Mather College of Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve) for a year then took evening courses in journalism and writing that were offered by Cleveland College, the adult division of the same university. She was a librarian for the Cleveland Library System then a reader at Gnome Press. After that position, she became a full-time writer. Although her works span many genres, she is most notable for writing fantasy in particular the Witch World series. Her first book The Prince of Commands was published in 1934. Other titles include Ralestone Luck, Magic in Ithkar, Voorloper, Uncharted Stars, The Gifts of Asti and All Cats are Gray. Her works have earned her a reputation as one of Sciene Fiction-Fantasy's most reknown female authors. She was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy and the Nebula Grand Master Award. Among numerous other awards, she has also receive a Phoenix Award for overall writing achievement, a Jules Verne Award, a Science Fiction Book Club Book of the Year Award for her title The Elvenbane and in 1997 she was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. Andre Norton died on St. Patrick's Day, Thursday, March 17, 2005.

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