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The Night of Hoggy Darn

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Title:The Night of Hoggy Darn
McKenna, Richard   
(3 of 4 for author by title)
The Sand Pebbles
Love and Moondogs
Published:   1958
Publisher:If, December 1958
Tags:fiction, science fiction

Science fiction novella. Flinter Cole is an ecologist—this in a story from 1958! As the story opens, he is on a space freighter "riding down the last joint of a dogleg journey to the hermit planet of New Cornwall." It is a planet in urgent need of study: it has been overlooked for centuries... [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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