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Elizabeth Chater was the author of more than 24 novels and countless short stories. She received a B.A. from the University of British Columbia and an M.A. from San Diego State University, and joined the faculty of the latter in 1963 where she began a lifelong friendship with science fiction author Greg Bear. She was honored with The Distinguished Teacher award in 1969, and was awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year in 1977. After receiving her Professor Emeritus, she embarked on a new career as a novelist with Richard Curtis as her agent. In the 1950s and 60s she published short stories in Fantastic Universe Magazine and The Saint Mystery Magazine, and she won the Publisher's Weekly short story contest in 1975. She went on to publish 22 romance novels over an 8 year period. She also wrote under the pen names Lee Chater, Lee Chaytor, and Lisa Moore. For more information, please visit http://www.elizabethchater.com.
on Feb. 18, 2012 :
It was the year of my birth that things started to go wrong. By 1980 the world was a bombed out husk patroled by marauding mutants. A tiny group of scientists depend upon a questionable technology to travel back in time in order to stop the chaos before it began. So begins this facinating look at the consequences of war and the lengths to which the human spirit will soar to save humanity.
I really enjoyed this story from the catastrophic beginning through the explanation of the technology to the throught provoking conclusion. The story is a fast paced classic that is sure to please. I highly recommend it.
For lovers of Arthur C. Clarke and Issac Asimov comes a fun short story from the classic sci-fi writer Elizabeth Chater.
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