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One Was Stubborn

(2014)
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Things are disappearing. Parts of buildings, parts of people, parts of the whole world - they're here today, gone tomorrow. Old Shellback - a character as crazy-smart as Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future - thinks he needs glasses. But all he really has to do is open his eyes . . . and see the light.

Or so says George Smiley - otherwise known as the Messiah. George claims that the reason things are vanishing is because he wants them to go away. He has no more use for the world . . . and so it goes. Say goodbye. But Old Shellback has a different idea, and since he is the most stubborn man in the universe, you might want to hear him out.

What's Shellback's idea? That two can play at this game. While George is making this world disappear, Old Shellback will make another one appear. Join him on an amazing odyssey - as he heads back to a future of his own making.

By the spring of 1938, Hubbard's stature as a writer was well established. As author and critic Robert Silverberg puts it: he had become a "master of the art of narrative." Hubbard's editors urged him to apply his gift for succinct characterization, original plot, deft pacing and imaginative action to a genre that was new, and essentially foreign, to him - science fiction and fantasy. The rest is Sci-Fi history.

Also includes the Science Fiction adventures, A Can of Vacuum, in which a practical joke on a space station proves that a good sense of humor is timeless, and 240,000 Miles Straight Up, the thrilling story of a race to the moon . . . and the one man who may be able to save the earth from Armageddon.

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Hardback Editions

April 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: One Was Stubbron (Stories from the Golden Age)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-59212-777-0 / 978-1-59212-777-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Press (CA)
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: One Was Stubborn
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-4596-7543-6 / 978-1-4596-7543-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: One Was Stubborn (Stories from the Golden Age)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-59212-370-8 / 978-1-59212-370-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Press (CA)
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

March 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: One Was Stubborn (Stories from the Golden Age) (Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Stories Collection)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
ISBN: 1-59212-244-2 / 978-1-59212-244-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Galaxy Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

July 2012 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: One Was Stubborn
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
Publisher: Galaxy Audio
Availability: Amazon   

July 2012 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: One Was Stubborn
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
Publisher: Galaxy Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: One Was Stubborn (Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Stories Collection)
Author(s): L Ron Hubbard
Publisher: Galaxy Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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