Books published in 1959

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A Filbert Is A Nut

  [english | 1959]  

Raphael Rick

Summary: [That the gentleman in question was a nut was beyond question. He was an institutionalized psychotic. He was nutty enough to think he could make an atom bomb out of modeling clay!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 463

A Matter Of Importance

  [english | 1959]  

Murray Leinster

Summary: [The importance of a matter is almost entirely a matter of your attitude. And whether you call something a riot or a war... well there is a difference but what is it?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 124

A Matter Of Proportion

  [english | 1959]  

Anne Walker

Summary: [In order to make a man stop you must convince him that its impossible to go on. Some people though just cant be convinced.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 219

Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance

  [english | 1959]  

Frances Cavanah

Summary: [I happen to own this book. I used one of the chapters as a stand alone lesson. I thought students could relate to the early experiences of Abes life including a family relocation. Good story. I am going to use the book again. This is the first time I have seen this site. It looks like a good resource.]
 Downloads: 425

Accidental Death

  [english | 1959]  

Peter Baily

Summary: [The most dangerous of weapons is the one you dont know is loaded.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 430

Alien Offer

  [english | 1959]  

Al Sevcik

Summary: [In space a vengeful fleet waited.... Then the furred strangers arrived with a plan to save Earths children. But the General wasnt sure if he could trust an]
Genres: [science fiction | short story | post 1930Downloads: 108

All Day September

  [english | 1959]  

Roger Kuykendall

Summary: [Some men just havent got good sense. They just cant seem to learn the most fundamental things. Like when theres no use trying--when its time to give up because its hopeless....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 37

Birds From Coahuila Mxico

  [english | 1959]  

Emil Urban

Excerpts: [... by Emil K. Urban. The EBook of Birds from Coahuila, Mexico, by Emil K. Title: Birds from Coahuila, Mexico. Author: Emil K. Urban. Release ...... Woodpecker (D. s. symplectus), Vermilion Flycatcher (P. r. mexicanus), Cave Swallow, Gray-breasted Martin, Black-crested Titmouse (P. a. atricristatus), ...... allocated subspecifically.. Dickerman saw two Great Blue Herons in a marshy ...]
Genres: [natureDownloads: 12

But I Dont Think

  [english | 1959]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [Real Men Dont Eat Quiche by American Bruce Feirstein is a bestselling tongue-in-cheek book satirizing stereotypes of masculinity published in 1982. It popularized the term quiche-eater meaning a man who is a dilettante a trend-chaser an over-anxious conformist to fashionable forms of lifestyle and socially correct behaviors and opinions one who eschews (or merely lacks) the traditional masculine ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 59

Cat And Mouse

  [english | 1959]  

Ralph Williams

Summary: [Mouse Soup is a 1977 picture book by noted illustrator Arnold Lobel. Beginning with the simple sentence A mouse sat under a tree the book goes on to tell the story of a mouse who has to trick Weasel from turning Mouse into Mouse Soup. He does that by telling stories about Bees and the Mud Two Large Stones The Crickets and The Thorn Bush and tells Weasel to put them into his soup. It is then ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 384

Charley De Milo

  [english | 1959]  

Laurence Mark Janifer

Summary: [It isnt at all obvious--at first thought--that having two perfectly good usable arms could be a real handicap to a man....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 469

Conestoga Wagons In Braddock Campaign 1755

  [english | 1959]  

Don Berkebile

Summary: [Conestoga Wagons In Braddocks Campaign 1755 by Donald H Berkebile. More than 200 years have passed since the Pennsylvania farm wagon the ancestral form of the Conestoga wagon first won attention through military service in the French and Indian War. These early wagons while not generally so well known were the forerunners of the more popular Conestoga freighter of the post-Revolutionary period ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 44

Crossroads Of Destiny

  [english | 1959]  

Henry Beam Piper

Summary: [No wonder hed been so interested in the talk of whether our people accepted these theories!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 422

Cum Grano Salis

  [english | 1959]  

Gordon Randall Garrett

Excerpts: [... he needed them. Not in a physical file, but in his own mind. All right, Colonel Fennister, he thought to himself, just what does this mean-to me. And ...... it would topple toward the compound itself. That it would have been burning-that was something that could have been guaranteed, had the idea of the ...... all.. Colonel Fennister dropped his hands to the surface of his metal ...]
Genres: [science fictionDownloads: 415

Dead Giveaway

  [english | 1959]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [Logics a wonderful thing by logical analysis one can determine the necessary reason for the existence of a dead city of a very high order on an utterly useless planet. Obviously a shipping transfer point! Necessarily...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 268

Despoilers Of The Golden Empire

  [english | 1959]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [A handful of men and an incredible adventure--a few super-men led by a fanatic seeking to conquer a new world!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 258

Disturbing Sun

  [english | 1959]  

Richard Shirley Richardson

Summary: [This be it understood is fictionnothing but fiction--and not under any circumstances to be considered as having any truth whatever to it. Its obviously utterly impossible... isnt it?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 69


  [english | 1959]  

Robert Sheckley

Summary: [The Forever Trap is an exclusive to audio Doctor Who story produced as part of BBC Books New Series Adventures line and the second entry in the series to be produced. Read by Catherine Tate it is the second non-televised Doctor Who adventure to feature the companion Donna Noble. It was released on CD on 9 October 2008.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 488

Galactic Derelict

  [english | 1959]  

Andre Alice Norton

Summary: [Galactic Derelict by Andre Norton. Three men undertake a perilous journey to investigate an alien spaceship wrecked during prehistoric times.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 257


  [english | 1959]  

John Keith Laumer

Summary: [Interesting (hard / military) SF novelette featuring a commander in a mutiny plus contact situation with surprise at the end. The after-the-fact explanations are a bit shaky technologically but the plot is lively the contact scenario interesting and its a fast exciting read.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 433
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