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Fortune of Fear

(1986)
(The fifth book in the Mission Earth series)
A novel by

 
A monumental work -- acclaimed as agenuine masterpiece -- L. Ron Hubbard's 1.2-million-word-ten-volume MISSION EARTH dekalogy brilliantly blends science fiction and action/adventure on a vast interstellar scale with stinging satire -- in the literary tradition of Voltaire, Swift and Orwell -- on the world's foibles and fancies.

A true publishing phenomenon -- precedent-setting when each volume, in turn, became a New York Times and then an international bestseller -- MISSION EARTH has already sold more than five million copies and continues to appear on bestseller lists in contries throghout the world.

Winner of France's Cosmos 2000 Award and the Nova Science Fiction Award in Italy, and nominated for a Hugo Award, MISSION EARTH is an epic narrative of a secret invasion of Earth as seen-and vividly recounted -- by the aliens who, unrecognized, already live and work among us. It is a novel crowded with sharply memorable characters and with places and events cloaked in splendor, menace and mystery: Palace City, Joy City, the forbidden prison fortress of Spiteos, the violent fall of the Voltar Confederation.

The Voltar Confederation has a long-range plan to use Earth as a strategic staging area in its continuing conquest of the galaxy. However, with the discovery that Earth is being destroyed by pollution, drugs and other menaces, Combat Engineer Jettero Heller is sent on a top-secret mission to save the planet from self-destruction. Unknown to Heller, another Voltarian faction (the Coordinated Information Apparatus) has secretly been using Earth as a supply base for drugs. It dispatches its own counter mission to thwart Heller's plans.

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Hardback Editions

October 2002 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-613-70680-3 / 978-0-613-70680-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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June 1992 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth Series)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-7924-8211-5 / 978-0-7924-8211-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bdd Promotional Book Co
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May 1986 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth)
Author(s): Hubbard Karen F
ISBN: 1-59212-184-5 / 978-1-59212-184-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Press (CA)
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September 1989 : USA Turtleback
Title: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth Series)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-606-08671-4 / 978-0-606-08671-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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June 1987 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-870451-01-5 / 978-1-870451-01-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: New Era Publications
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October 1986 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth Series)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-88404-211-1 / 978-0-88404-211-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bridge Pubns
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Paperback Editions

April 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: Mission Earth Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-61986-178-X / 978-1-61986-178-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Press
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January 2013 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: Mission Earth Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-4596-5567-2 / 978-1-4596-5567-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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September 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: Mission Earth Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-59212-026-1 / 978-1-59212-026-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Press
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July 2000 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Learning How to Learn
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-58460-005-5 / 978-1-58460-005-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Effective Education Publishing
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July 1990 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-870451-11-2 / 978-1-870451-11-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: New Era Publications
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September 1989 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth, Book 5)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-88404-286-3 / 978-0-88404-286-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bridge Pubns
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October 1986 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear
Author(s): L Ron [cover art by Gerry Grace] Hubbard
ISBN: 0-685-13468-7 / 978-0-685-13468-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bridge Publications Inc [1986], Los Angeles
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Audio Editions

April 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: Mission Earth Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard, Multi-Cast
ISBN: 1-59212-196-9 / 978-1-59212-196-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Audio
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January 2005 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: Mission Earth, Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
Publisher: Galaxy Audio
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June 1986 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-59212-061-X / 978-1-59212-061-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bridge Publications (CA)
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July 1991 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Mission Earth 05: Fortune of Fear (Mission Earth Series)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-88404-689-3 / 978-0-88404-689-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bridge Publications (CA)
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October 1989 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 0-394-57261-0 / 978-0-394-57261-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

June 2003 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Fortune of Fear: The Countess Arrives New York Times Best Seller by L. Ron Hubbard: Mission Earth Volume 5
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
Publisher: Galaxy Press
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