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Cast: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas B. They rent a room above the antique shop from the kindly owner, Mr. Story E-zines are listed on a separate page. Author Stand features original short stories and novels by generally unpublished authors. The storage, retrieval, and dissemination of knowledge has been a constant concern of sf writers and one that has seldom been appreciated or understood.

Pages: 264

Publisher: The Morning Star Press (September 12, 2015)

ISBN: 0963054481

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