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High Adventure (1992) [Anthology]
by Doug Allyn Charles Ardai Honoré de Balzac Lawrence Block David Braly Edgar Rice Burroughs James M. Cain Joseph Conrad John F. Dobbyn Arthur Conan Doyle Gaylord DuBois Loren D. Estleman Ian Fleming Randall Garrett O. Henry Clark Howard Patrick Ireland John Kelly Rudyard Kipling Jack London Anne McCaffrey Edgar Allan Poe Charles Sheffield Lucius Shepard Robert Louis Stevenson Harry Turtledove Robert Twohy Cornell Woolrich Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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  • Introduction by Cynthia Manson & Charles Ardai
  • Explorers, Travelers & Fortune Hunters
    • Trapalanda by Charles Sheffield
    • Discovery by Patrick Ireland
    • The New Catacomb [“Burger’s Secret”] by Arthur Conan Doyle
    • The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling
    • On the Border by Lucius Shepard
    • The Dakar Run by Clark Howard
  • On the High Seas
    • The Hidden Saboteur by David Braly
    • A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe
    • Typhoon by Joseph Conrad
  • Lands of Snow & Ice
    • Icewater Mansions by Doug Allyn
    • The Fearless One [“The End of the Story”] by Jack London
    • Brothers by John Dobbyn
  • Spies, Tough Guys & Private Eyes
    • The Living Daylights [James Bond] by Ian Fleming
    • Like a Dog in the Street by Lawrence Block
    • Dogs by Loren D. Estleman
    • Pay-Off Girl by James M. Cain
    • From Zaire to Eternity by Charles Ardai
    • Hooray for Hollywood by Robert Twohy
  • Men on the Run — Men Caught in a Trap
    • The Phantom of the Subway [“You Pays Your Nickel”] by Cornell Woolrich
    • Caught by O. Henry
    • The Sire de Malétroit’s Door by Robert Louis Stevenson
    • The Executioner by Honoré de Balzac
    • Tarzan’s First Love [Tarzan] by Edgar Rice Burroughs & Gaylord DuBois, adapt.
  • Across Time & Space
    • Frost and Thunder by Randall Garrett
    • Superwine [Basil Argyros] by Harry Turtledove
    • Davidson, Shadow Slayer by John Kelly
    • Rescue Run by Anne McCaffrey

Original title: High Adventure
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureA Miscellany

The following works are contained within this one:
     Descent into the Maelström, a (1841) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Sire de Malétroit's Door, the (1878) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
     Living Daylights, the (1962) [Short Story]
      Author: Ian Fleming
     Dakar Run, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Clark Howard
     Rescue Run (1991) [Novella]
      Author: Anne McCaffrey

Edition #1: High Adventure

High Adventure (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Charles Ardai Cynthia Manson
Introduction by: Charles Ardai Cynthia Manson
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High Adventure (1992)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books
ISBN: 9780880298261
Pages: 593

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