Galactic Derelict

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Gregg Press, 1979 - Science fiction. - 192 pages
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When a group of archeologists uncover the remains of an interstellar spaceship, they plan a trip to the past for additional information on their find. But their starship goes haywire and the explorers are trapped in a void between the past and present. Not even guide Travis Fox can predict if they'll make it home--or wander through space and time forever.

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Andre Norton, aka Andrew North, was one of the first women to write science fiction "thrillers" for an adolescent audience. An award-winning novelist, she is regarded as the grand dame of science ... Read full review


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Andre Norton has no peer in his chosen field of science fiction for teen agers. This time his story involves an expedition in both time and space, as some young scientists- and a chance involved ... Read full review

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About the author (1979)

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. Norton was a librarian for the Cleveland Library System then a reader at Gnome Press. After that position, she became a full-time writer. She is most noted 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. She also wrote under the pen names Andre Norton, Andrew North and Allen Weston She was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy and the Nebula Grand Master Award. She has also received a Phoenix Award for overall writing achievement, a Jules Verne Award, and a Science Fiction Book Club Book of the Year Award for her title The Elvenbane. In 1997 she was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. She died on March 17, 2005.

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