Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American author, particularly of science fiction. She was also a screenwriter, known for her work on famous films such as The Big Sleep (1945), Rio Bravo (1959), The Long Goodbye (1973) and The Empire Strikes Back (1980).
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... based on the screenplay by Jules Furthman and Leigh Brackett Silent Partner (crime novel 1969) No Good from a Corpse (mystery collection Dennis ...
... The Leigh Brackett Solar System is a fictional analogue to the real-world Solar System in which a majority of the planetary romances of Leigh Brackett take place ... Although Brackett's stories do not form a series with a consistent chronology and causally-connected incidents, more than half of them are recognizably set in the same universe a Solar System of the near future ... The stories of the Brackett Universe are bound together by shared terminology, place-names, "facts" about biology and culture, and occasionally shared characters ...
... The Girl Who Was Plugged In April 1989 0-8125-4554-0 8 Leigh Brackett The Nemesis From Terra Edmond Hamilton Battle for the Stars May 1989 0-8125-5960-6 9 Isaac Asimov The Ugly Little Boy Theodore ... Sprague de Camp Divide and Rule Leigh Brackett The Sword of Rhiannon February 1990 0-8125-0362-7 18 C.L ... Some Strange Power's Employ, Move On A Rigorous Line May 1990 0-8125-0983-8 22 Leigh Brackett The Jewel of Bas Karen Haber Thieves' Carnival June 1990 0-8125-0272-8 ...
... A Texan's Idea of the United States A Bostonian's Idea of the United States LEIGH BRACKETT'S MARS - Based on the stories by Leigh Brackett LAND BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS - From Carol Kendall's The Gammage Cup ... Bride THE WORLDS OF ERIK JOHN STARK - Based on the novels of Leigh Brackett Stark's Journey to the Citadel Stark's Return to Irnan Stark's and Gerrith's ...
... as a setting for many of the stories of Leigh Brackett, and Mercury and Mercurians are frequently mentioned in other stories of the Leigh Brackett Solar System ... Brackett's Mercury shares some characteristics with the astronomical Mercury, but in other respects functions as a consistent fantasy world with recurring landmarks and characteristics that ... Some of these fantasy characteristics are of Brackett's own invention others reflect some of the scientific theories about Mercury that were current before the ...
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