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Gold In The Sky

By: Alan E. Nourse
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Gold in the Sky" is a classic science fiction novella written by Alan E. Nourse. This fascinating story takes readers on a thrilling voyage across the worlds of space as well as examining the resilience and adaptability of the human spirit. The narrative takes place in a future where Earth has become overcrowded, and colonization of space is humanity's only hope for survival. Jerry Blaine and Chuck Warren, two young astronauts, are dispatched on a hazardous expedition to retrieve valuable minerals from an asteroid. They have to endure the challenges of space travel, the isolation of deep space, and the psychological toll of their mission as they embark on their voyage. In "Gold in the Sky," Alan E. Nourse seamlessly combines science, adventure, and human drama. The novella looks into topics like determination, teamwork, and the sacrifices needed for the greater good. It examines the psychological effects of isolation in addition to the capacity for humanity to overcome hardship. The evolution of the characters and their complicated relationship with each other create depth and emotional resonance throughout the novel. Nourse's prose evokes the sense of awe and risk that comes with space exploration. "Gold in the Sky" is a classic science fiction narrative that has fascinated readers for decades with its investigation of the human condition in the face of the unknown.

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Alan E. Nourse

Alan Edward Nourse (August 11, 1928 – July 19, 1992) was a physician and science fiction writer from the United States. He published science fiction for both children and adults, as well as nonfiction books about medicine and science. His science fiction novels have occasionally centered on medicine and/or psionics. Doctor X was his pen name. Alan Nourse was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 11, 1928, to Benjamin and Grace (Ogg) Nourse. He graduated from high school on Long Island, New York. Following WWII, he joined the United States Navy. In 1951, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. On June 11, 1952, in Linden, New Jersey, he married Ann Morton. In 1955, he earned his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the University of Pennsylvania. From 1958 to 1963, he practiced medicine in North Bend, Washington, and concurrently pursued his writing career. He completed his one-year internship at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. He paid for his medical school by writing science fiction for periodicals. He continued to write after retiring from medical. He gained the moniker "Family Doctor" from his regular piece in Good Housekeeping magazine.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 106Pages
  • ISBN-10:935932051X
  • ISBN-13:9789359320519
  • Item Weight: 159g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.28mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / General