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Roar of the Rocket

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Title:Roar of the Rocket
Friend, Oscar J.   
(2 of 2 for author by title)
The Kid from Mars
Published:   1940
Publisher:Thrilling Wonder Stories
Tags:fiction, science fiction

Strange cosmic drama unfolds when seven daring spacefarers rocket off on a star-spangled passage—the first non-stop flight to the Moon! [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:93 Info

Author Bio for Friend, Oscar J.

Oscar Jerome Friend (January 8, 1897—January 19, 1963) began his career primarily as a pulp fiction author in various genres including horror, Westerns, science fiction, and detective fiction. As a pulp writer he worked with Wonder Stories, Startling Stories, Strange Stories, Captain Future and Thrilling Wonder Stories. As his career progressed, Oscar Friend authored many novels, which were published worldwide. Friend wrote screenplays, worked as an editor on periodicals, and was co-editor on several anthologies. Finally, he took the helm of a literary agency.

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