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The Fishdollar Affair

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Title:The Fishdollar Affair
McKenna, Richard   
(1 of 4 for author by title)
Love and Moondogs
Published:   1958
Publisher:If, October 1958
Tags:fiction, science fiction

Science fiction novella. But here's the question: who or what is Fishdollar? To which the answer is, Wendrew Fishdollar is the President of the Republic of Fishdollar Five. Space colonization, we learn, can have its challenges! [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for McKenna, Richard

Richard McKenna (1913-1964) was an American author. He spent most his career in the U.S. Navy. He left the navy in 1953 and shortly after began publishing science fiction short stories. His stories mixed sci-fi themes of space flight and time travel with psychology and anthropology. He published only half a dozen stories during his lifetime but several more appeared after his death in 1964. His main literary contribution was The Sand Pebbles, a full length novel about a U.S. gunboat patrolling the Yangtze River in China during the 1920s. This was partially based on his own naval experience. The book was adapted for the movie screen which premiered in 1966 starring Steve McQueen and Candice Bergen. (Encyclopedia of Science Fiction)

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