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Spell of Catastrophe

(The fifth book in the Dance of Gods series)
A novel by

Space Platform tells of man's first step into outer space ... of the difficulties and dangers of reaching for the stars. It is also an exciting adventure. When young Joe Kenmore came to Bootstrap to install pilot gyros in the Platform he hadn't bargained for sabotage or murder or love. But Joe learned that ruthless agents were determined to wreck the project. He found that the beautiful girl he loved, and men like The Chief, a rugged Indian steelworker, and Mike, a midget who made up for his size by brains, would have to fight with their bare hands to make man's age old dream of space travel come true! Murray Leinster (June 16, 1896 - June 8, 1975) was the nom de plume of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an American science fiction and alternate history writer. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia. During World War I, he served with the Committee of Public Information and the United States Army (1917-1918). Following the war, Leinster became a free-lance writer. In 1921, he married Mary Mandola. They had four daughters. During World War II, he served in the Office of War Information. He won the Liberty Award in 1937 for "A Very Nice Family," the 1956 Hugo Award for Best Novelette for "Exploration Team," a retro-Hugo in 1996 for Best Novelette for "First Contact." Leinster was the Guest of Honor at the 21st Worldcon in 1963. In 1995, the Sidewise Award for Alternate History was established, named after Leinster's story "Sidewise in Time." Leinster wrote and published over 1,500 short stories and articles over the course of his career. He wrote 14 movie and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays, inspiring several series including "Land of the Giants" and "The Time Tunnel".

Genre: Fantasy
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Paperback Editions

August 2016 : Paperback
thumbTitle: Spell of Catastrophe
Author(s): Mayer Alan Brenner
ISBN: 1-5368-8522-3 / 978-1-5368-8522-4
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Spell of Catastrophe
Author(s): Mayer Alan Brenner
ISBN: 1-5318-1975-3 / 978-1-5318-1975-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

November 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Spell of Catastrophe (The Dance of Gods Book 1)
Author(s): Mayer Alan Brenner
Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
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