Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2017

Author: Harris M. Lentz III

Publisher: McFarland


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 447

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The entertainment world lost many notable talents in 2017, including iconic character actor Harry Dean Stanton, comedians Jerry Lewis and Dick Gregory, country singer Glen Campbell, playwright Sam Shepard and actor-singer Jim Nabors. Obituaries of actors, filmmakers, musicians, producers, dancers, composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2017 are included. Date, place and cause of death are provided for each, along with a career recap and a photograph. Filmographies are given for film and television performers. Books in this annual series are available dating to 1994—a subscription is available for future volumes.

The Greatest Works of Otis Adelbert Kline - 18 Books in One Edition

Science-Fantasy Classics, Sword & Sorcery Tales, Adventure Novels, Weird Stories: Complete Venus Trilogy, Jan of the Jungle Series, The Swordsman of Mars, The Outlaws of Mars…

Author: Otis Adelbert Kline

Publisher: Musaicum Books


Category: Fiction

Page: 1439

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Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Greatest Works of Otis Adelbert Kline - 18 Books in One Edition". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Introduction Writing the Fantastic Story The Venus Trilogy The Planet of Peril The Prince of Peril The Port of Peril The Mars Series The Swordsman of Mars The Outlaws of Mars The Call of the Savage Series Jan of the Jungle Jan in India Other Novels Maza of the Moon The Metal Monster Stranger from Smallness Short Stories The Malignant Entity The Thing That Walked in the Rain Spawn of the Comet The Man from the Moon A Vision of Venus The Revenge of the Robot Stolen Centuries Otis Adelbert Kline (1891-1946) was an adventure and science-fiction novelist of the pulp era. He is best known for his interplanetary adventure novels set on Venus and Mars, which instantly became science-fiction classics. Because of these, and several jungle-adventure novels also, Kline is often compared to Edgar Rice Burroughs.

What Do I Read Next?

A Reader's Guide to Current Genre Fiction

Author: Neil Barron

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning


Category: Fiction genres

Page: 690

View: 814

Provides synopses for over 1,500 titles of current popular fiction and recommends other books by such criteria as authors, characters portrayed, time period, geographical setting, or genre