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Plague Ship

By: Andre Norton
Published By: Double9 Books
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Under the pen name Andrew North, Andre Norton wrote the science fiction book Plague Ship. Gnome Press issued an edition of 5,000 copies of it in 1956. The second installment in the author's Solar Queen series is the book. Dane Thorson, a trainee cargo master on the Free Trader rocket ship Solar Queen, serves as the book's main protagonist. Free Traders engage in risky and erratic trading contracts on distant and recently discovered worlds. The Solar Queen is forging ties with the cat-like Salariki, one of the races on the planet Sargol, and has recently secured a lucrative trading agreement there. The procedure proceeds slowly until the Salariki learn that the Solar Queen is bringing plants from Terra that are uncommon on Sargol, such as catnip. The traders gather a native red-colored wood to trade at home and trade the meager flora they have for the rare and expensive Koros stones. The Solar Queen is abruptly ordered to sign a pre-paid contract promising to return in six months with additional plants by the Salariki storm priests.

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Andre Norton

American science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton (born Alice Mary Norton; died March 17, 2005) also produced works of historical and modern fiction. She wrote largely as Andre Norton, though she occasionally used the aliases Andrew North and Allen Weston. She was the first woman to be inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame, become Grand Master of Fantasy for Gandalf and become Grand Master of the SFWA. Cleveland, Ohio, was the birthplace of Alice Mary Norton in 1912. Her parents were Bertha Stemm Norton and rug entrepreneur Adalbert Freely Norton. Under the instruction of Sylvia Cochrane, Andre started writing while attending Collinwood High School in Cleveland. She authored short stories for The Collinwood Spotlight, the school newspaper, for which she served as the literary editor. She authored Ralestone Luck at this time, which was later released in 1938 as her second novel. In 1930, Norton received his high school diploma and enrolled in Flora Stone Mather College at Western Reserve University with the intention of becoming a teacher. Following his high school graduation in 1930, Norton enrolled in Flora Stone Mather College at Western Reserve University with the intention of becoming a teacher.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 162 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935727930X
  • ISBN-13: 9789357279307
  • Item Weight: 194.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.28 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Science Fiction / General