Andre Norton Collection

Genre: Fiction

Andre Norton CollectionThe Gifts of Asti, All Cats Are Gray

The Gifts of Asti: Andre Alice Norton was one of the best and most prolific science-fiction writers ot the 20th century. She was the first woman to win the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the World Science Fiction Society in 1977, and she won the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America 1983. Publisher's Weekly called her, 'One of the most popular authors of our time,' and the Chicago Tribune said she was a '...superb storyteller whose skill draws the reader completely into a fantastic other world.' In this story, barbarian hordes overtake a peaceful planet, which forces the final temple virgin of Asti and her faithful companion, Lur, to flee. They embark on an adventure that leads both of them to a secret world and the discovery of a new destiny. All Cats Are Gray: In this story, a down on his luck spaceman and a mysterious woman and her pet take off to explore and bring back a derelict ship said to hold great treasure. But it's been boarded before and none have lived to tell just what it carries. We all know our pets can see and hear things we cannot. Can this strange gray cat and a stranger gray woman help a spaceman find the treasure that so many before them have tried and failed to?

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Andre Norton

For well over a half century, Andre Norton was one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. Since her first SF novels were published in the 1940s, her tales of action and adventure throughout the galaxy have drawn countless readers to science fiction. Her fantasy, including the best-selling Witch World series, has been popular with readers for decades. Andre Norton was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy Award, presented by the World Science Fiction Society in 1977 and the first woman to be named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1983.
Cindy Hardin Killavey

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