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SILVERBERG, ROBERT - The Longest Way Home

Title: The Longest Way Home
Description: New York: Eos, 2002. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by Jim Burns. Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Fifteen - year old Joseph Master Keilloran has known only priviledge, respect, and civility. Born to take over the reins of House Keilloran when he comes of age, he awakens one night in the Great House of distant relatives to the thunder of battle - a terrifying din that has not been heard on this peaceful world since the original Conquest." "Silverberg was born in Brooklyn, New York. [6] A voracious reader since childhood, he began submitting stories to science fiction magazines during his early teenage years. He received a BA in English Literature from Columbia University, in 1956. While at Columbia, he wrote the juvenile novel Revolt on Alpha C (1955) , published by Thomas Y. Crowell with the cover notice: "A gripping story of outer space". [1] He won his first Hugo in 1956 as the "best new writer". For the next four years, by his own count, he wrote a million words a year, mostly for magazines and Ace Doubles. He used his own name as well as a range of pseudonyms during this era, and often worked in collaboration with Randall Garrett, who was a neighbour at the time. (The Silverberg/Garrett collaborations also used a variety of pseudonyms, the best-known being Robert Randall. ). ". Fine in Fine dust jacket .

Keywords: Science Fiction Robert Silverberg Jim Burns Fantastic Fiction Civil unrest Science Fiction

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 34337

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