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Author Nevala-Lee, Alec, author.

Title Astounding : John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the golden age of science fiction / Alec Nevala-Lee.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2018]
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Description 532 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-507) and index.
Contents Part I. Who goes there? (1907-1937) -- The boy from another world (1910-1931) -- Three against the gods (1907-1935) -- Two lost souls (1931-1937) -- Part II. Golden age (1937-1941) -- Brass tacks (1937-1939) -- The analytical laboratory (1938-1940) -- In times to come (1939-1941) -- Part III. The invaders (1941-1945) -- A cold fury (1941-1944) -- The war of invention (1942-1944) -- From "Deadline" to Hiroshima (1944-1945) -- Part IV. The double minds (1945-1951) -- Black magic and the bomb (1945-1949) -- The modern science of mental health (1945-1950) -- The Dianetics epidemic (1950-1951) -- Part V. The last evolution (1951-1971) -- A fundamental attack on the problem (1951-1960) -- Strangers in a strange land (1951-1969) -- Twilight (1960-1971).
Summary A comprehensive account of the creative partnership shared among literary visionaries Campbell, Heinlein, Asimov and Hubbard discusses how they invented modern science fiction and indelibly transformed world culture.
Subject Campbell, John W., Jr. (John Wood), 1910-1971.
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988.
Hubbard, L. Ron (La Fayette Ron), 1911-1986.
Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Genre Short stories.
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ISBN 9780062571946
006257194X
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