Books published in 1962

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A Slave Is A Slave

  [english | 1962]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [The Heroic Slave a Thrilling Narrative of the Adventures of Madison Washington in Pursuit of Liberty is a short piece of fiction written by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. When the Rochester Ladies Anti Slavery Society asked Douglass for a short story to go in their collection Autographs for Freedom Douglass responded in turn with The Heroic Slave. The novella published in 1852 by John P. ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 461

After A Few Words

  [english | 1962]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [A Few Words on Non-Intervention is a short essay by the philosopher politician and economist John Stuart Mill. It was written in 1859 in the context of the construction of the Suez Canal and the recent Crimean War. The essay addresses the question of under what circumstances states should be allowed to intervene in the sovereign affairs of another country.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 362

An Incident On Route

  [english | 1962]  

James Henry Schmitz


Summary: [A quite boring story.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 329

Anchorite

  [english | 1962]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [There are two basic kinds of fools--the ones who know they are fools and the kind that because they do not know that are utterly deadly menaces!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 465

And Devious The Line Of Duty

  [english | 1962]  

Tom Godwin


Summary: [Sometimes the most diligent and loyal thing an old man can do is fumble drink beer and let a young man get into trouble....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 383

B R O B

  [english | 1962]  

Kurt Vonnegut


Summary: [Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (November 11 1922 ? April 11 2007) was one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century. He wrote such works as Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) Cats Cradle (1963) and Breakfast of Champions (1973) blending satire black comedy and science fiction. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | science fictionDownloads: 330

Beyond Pandora

  [english | 1962]  

Robert Martin


Summary: [The ideal way to deal with a pest--any menace--is of course to make it useful to you....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 175

Blind Man Lantern

  [english | 1962]  

Allen Kim Lang


Summary: [Successful colonies among the stars require interstellar ships--but they require also a very special kind of man. A kind you might not think to look for....]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 55

Blind Mans Lantern

  [english | 1962]  

Allen Kim Lang


Summary: [Successful colonies among the stars require interstellar ships--but they require also a very special kind of man. A kind you might not think to look for....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 23

Border Breed Nor Birth

  [english | 1962]  

Dallas Mccord Reynolds


Summary: [Part 1 of Two. Kipling said those things didnt count when two strong men stood face to face. But... do they count when two strong ideologies stand face to face...?]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 191

D 99

  [english | 1962]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Venusia December 8 65 BC ? Rome November 27 8 BC) known in the English-speaking world as Horace was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | pulpDownloads: 300

Droozle

  [english | 1962]  

Frank Banta


Summary: [Droozle was probably the greatest writer in the world--any world!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 437

General Max Shorter

  [english | 1962]  

Kris Ottman Neville


Summary: [To spread Mankind to the stars carries a high cost in lives--and not all of them are human!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 300

Junior Achievement

  [english | 1962]  

William Lee


Summary: [Fallout is of course always disastrous? one way or another.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 27

Kinematics Of Mechanisms From The Time Of Watt

  [english | 1962]  

Eugene Ferguson


Excerpts: [... engineering schools today, a student is introduced to the kinematics of mechanisms by means of a course of kinematic analysis, which is concerned ...... and Watt to practical mechanics in great cannot be overestimated. There were in the 18th century instrument makers and makers of timekeepers who had ...... power. In figure 6, the counterweighted wheel, revolving twice for each ...]
Genres: [history | scienceDownloads: 75

Legacy

  [english | 1962]  

James Henry Schmitz


Summary: [The Legacy of Jihad is a book by Andrew Bostom. The foreword was written by self-proclaimed ex-Muslim author and polemicist Ibn Warraq. The book provides a textual analysis of the concept and practice of jihad by examining Islamic theological and legal texts eyewitness historical accounts of Muslim and non-Muslim chroniclers and essays by scholars analyzing jihad - war against unbelievers in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 452

Little Fuzzy

  [english | 1962]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [The chartered Zarathustra Company had it all their way. Their charter was for a Class III uninhabited planet which Zarathustra was and it meant they owned the planet lock stock and barrel. They exploited it developed it and reaped the huge profits from it without interference from the Colonial Government. Then Jack Holloway a sunstone prospector appeared on the scene with his family of Fuzzies ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 281

Master Of None

  [english | 1962]  

Lloyd Neil Goble


Summary: [At the Feet of the Master is a book attributed to Jiddu Krishnamurti authored when he was fourteen years old. Written under the name Alcyone it was first published in 1910. It has since gone through dozens of editions and has been translated in many languages. The identity of the author has been the subject of debate. It has been proposed that C.W. Leadbeater Krishnamurtis mentor was the actual ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 336

Mercenary

  [english | 1962]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [Every status-quo-caste society in history has left open two roads to rise above your caste: The Priest and The Warrior. But in a society of TV and tranquilizers--the Warrior acquires a strange new meaning....]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 85

Naudsonce

  [english | 1962]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Bishop Berkeleys famous question about the sound of a falling tree may have no standing in Science. But there is a highly interesting question about sound that Science needs to consider...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 401
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