10 Rare Sci-fi Masterpieces by H. Beam Piper [NOOK Book]

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This 591-page reader is an collection of 10 of the best works of vintage sci-fi master H. Beam Piper, who was way ahead of his time in all ways. Many of the stories and novellas in this compilation are beautifully illustrated with vintage...
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10 Rare Sci-fi Masterpieces by H. Beam Piper

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Overview

This 591-page reader is an collection of 10 of the best works of vintage sci-fi master H. Beam Piper, who was way ahead of his time in all ways. Many of the stories and novellas in this compilation are beautifully illustrated with vintage sketches of the highest quality. Sadly, Piper took his own life while he was at the height of his career. Piper's themes are cutting edge even today, so please sit back and enjoy the ride!

The collection includes:

1. Omnilingual by H.Beam Piper

2. The Return by H.Beam Piper and John J. McGuire

3. Day of the Moron by H.Beam Piper

4. Dearest by H.Beam Piper

5. Flight From Tomorrow by H.Beam Piper

6. Police Operation by H.Beam Piper

7. Temple Trouble by H.Beam Piper

8. The Keeper by H.Beam Piper

9. Crossroads of Destiny by H.Beam Piper

10. Ullr Uprising by H.Beam Piper
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012837639
  • Publisher: Publisher of One and Last Reporter Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

H. BEAM PIPER (1904-1964) was an influential American Science Fiction and Mystery author during the great era of pulp sci-fi.
He is best known for his Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of “Paratime” alternate history tales.

As a true autodidact, and gun collector, Piper’s work displays his extensive knowledge of history, science and firearms. Themes that frequently appear in his stories include, self reliance, space opera, time travel, planetary romance and law enforcement. Piper cut short his career and ended his life short via a self-inflicted gun wound, some say because he thought he was washed up. Sadly, his late agent's estate had neglected to inform Piper that several of his latest works had indeed been sold. If this would have convinced Piper not to pull the trigger, nobody knows. Various SF authors credit being inspired by H. Beam Piper’s writings.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2011

    Can't get enough

    I snatch up every e-book I can find written by H. Beam Piper. This one is good, not just because of the volume and quality of stories but the quality of formatting and the great 1950s illustrations. If your a fan of Piper, stop and download. If you never heard of him before, check him out!

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