Books published in 1957

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A Choice Of Miracles

  [english | 1957]  

James Cox


Summary: [Youre down in the jungle with death staring you in the face. There is nothing left but prayer. So you ask for your life. But wait! Are you sure thats really what you want above all else?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 112

A New Bat genus Leptonycteris From Coahuila

  [english | 1957]  

Howard Stains


Excerpts: [... From Coahuila. A New Bat (Genus Leptonycteris) From. by Howard J. Stains. The EBook of A New Bat (Genus Leptonycteris) From. Coahuila, ...... PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Henry S. Fitch, Harrison B. Tordoff. Volume 9, No. 10, pp. 353-356 ...... a collection of mammals obtained in Coahuila, Mxico, there is a series of 24 long-nosed ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 221

Badge Of Infamy

  [english | 1957]  

Lester Del Rey


Summary: [As a doctor Daniel Feldman once made the mistake of saving a friends life in violation of Medical Lobby rules. Now hes a pariah shunned by all and forbidden to touch another patient. But rules are looser on Mars -- there Doc Feldman is welcomed by the colonists even as hes hunted by the authorities. But when he discovers a Martian plague may soon wipe out two planets Feldman finds himself a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 301

Bear Trap

  [english | 1957]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [Bear Trap by Alan Nourse. Bear Trap by Alan Nourse We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 210

Before Egypt

  [english | 1957]  

Ek Jarvis


Summary: [Amelia Peabodys Egypt : A Compendium is a 2003 non-fiction book edited by Elizabeth Peters and Kristen Whitbread. It provides background and commentary for the settings customs and characters in the Peters series of mystery novels featuring Amelia Peabody which take place in Victorian-era Egypt.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 494

David And The Phoenix

  [english | 1957]  

Edward Ormondroyd


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 307-317.]
Genres: [adventure | fantasy | humorDownloads: 146

Disaster Revisited

  [english | 1957]  

Darius John Granger


Summary: [Disaster Revisited by Darius John Granger. The doctor nodded slowly lit a cigarette and offered Jason Wall one. Yes we ve known each other a long time--long enough so I know the truth or anything you want can t be kept from you. ]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 139

Domestic Life In Virginia In The Seventeenth Century

  [english | 1957]  

Annie Lash Jester


Summary: [Domestic Life In Virginia In The Seventeenth Century by Annie Lash Jester. Introduction Successful colonization contingent upon a stable domestic life was quickened in Virginia with the coming of the gentlewoman Mrs. Lucy Forest and her maid Ann Burras who with Mrs. Forest s husband Thomas arrived in the second supply 1608 following the planting of the colony at Jamestown 13 May 1607. The ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 279

Dream Town

  [english | 1957]  

Henry Slesar


Excerpts: [... said you might put me up. I had my car stolen: a hitchhiker going to Salinas . He was puffing. Hitchhiker. I don't understand. She clucked at ...... hotel. You mind if I go back upstairs. They're gonna miss me at the palace.. No, of course not, Sol said. He followed her into the darkened parlor, ...... young man, Mom said firmly. She padded off, leaving Sol holding the towel. He ...]
Genres: [short story | fantasy | post 1930Downloads: 451

Equation Of Doom

  [english | 1957]  

Gerald Vance


Summary: [They grounded Ramseys ship on a hostile planet hoping he would starve to death so the first thing he did was give most of his money away and lose the rest gambling. Then he picked a fight with the Chief of Police and joined forces with a half-naked dream-chick who was seemingly bent on self-destruction. The stakes were big--a planet or two--but it all added up to an--]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 240

Get Out Of Our Skies

  [english | 1957]  

Ek Jarvis


Summary: [The long-suffering public went along with billboards and singing commercials they tolerated half a dozen sales pitches in a half-hour radio or TV show...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 244

Getting To Know Spain

  [english | 1957]  

Dee Day


Summary: [s A Handbook for Travellers in Spain (1845) marked a defining moment in English travel literature. British tourists were travelling through Europe in increasing numbers and the need for guidebooks was beginning to be supplied by publishers like John Murray. Ford who had gained tremendous knowledge of Spain by extensive travel on horseback wrote this charming account enlivened by humour and ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | post 1930Downloads: 77

Happy Ending

  [english | 1957]  

Fredric Brown


Summary: [Sometimes the queerly shaped Venusian trees seemed to talk to him but their voices were soft. They were loyal people.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 41

Heart

  [english | 1957]  

Henry Slesar


Summary: [The Managed heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling by Arlie Russell Hochschild was first published in 1983. A 20th Anniversary addition with a new afterword added by the author was published in 2003. Hochschilds text is seminal and scholars like Sarah J. Tracy and Stephen Fineman have expanded on her concept of emotional labor.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Home Is Where You Left It

  [english | 1957]  

Stephen Marlowe


Summary: [How black is the blackest treachery? Is the most callous traitor entitled to mercy? Steve pondered these questions. His decision? That at times the villain should possibly be spoken of as a hero.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 375

I Like Martian Music

  [english | 1957]  

Charles Fritch


Summary: [There have been a number of interesting theories advanced about life on Mars but few have equalled Charles Fritchs intriguing picture of the world of Longtree and Channeljumper in its infinite variations tonal and thematic. The Mars of these two is an old culture old and finite.Longtree played. His features relaxed into a gentle smile of happiness and his body turned a bright red orange.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 145

It A Small Solar System

  [english | 1957]  

Allan Howard


Summary: [It S A Small Solar System by Allan Howard. it s a Small Solar System by ALLAN HOWARD ....Soon the three representatives of Earth were walking shoulder to shoulder the Captain first to touch soil.]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 21

Lighter Than You Think

  [english | 1957]  

Nelson Bond


Summary: [Its possible that you wont agree with us that Pat Pendings latest adventure is a delightful story--possible IF you havent been used to laughing in recent years. Blue Book printed more than a dozen of these stories by Nelson Bond about the greatest inventulator of all time.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 408

Martyr

  [english | 1957]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [Rizal subtitled Philippine Nationalist and Martyr is the biographical book about Philippine national hero Jose Rizal written by British author Austin Coates. The book was published by the Oxford University Press in Hong Kong in 1968.]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 168

Mex

  [english | 1957]  

William Logan


Summary: [William Logan Harris (4 November 1817 - 2 September 1887) was an American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church elected in 1872.]
Genres: [short story | horror | post 1930Downloads: 145
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