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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bruce Boxleitner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1950 in Elgin, Illinois

-- Bruce Boxleitner on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Elgin Illinois, Bruce studied drama at the Goodman theater.

Biographical and Professional Information

Boxleitner is an actor and science fiction novelist. He has appeared in numerous movie and television performances including the ''Tron'' films, ''Bablylon 5'' and ''Scarecrow and Mrs. King'' TV series.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Frontier Earth /
ISBN: 0441007945. OCLC Number: 45786925

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After crashing on Earth in separate ships, two lots of spacemen battle each other in 1880s Arizona, even taking part in the historic gunfight at the OK Corral. One lot are the nasty Kra'agh, the other descendants of the 16th century Lost Colony of Roanoke, saved from starvation by aliens who took them to space.

Frontier Earth :
ISBN: 0441008879. OCLC Number: 317507098

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Frontier Earth :
ISBN: 0441007996. OCLC Number: 44089418

Ace Books,. .

The year is 1882. The enigmatic gunman known as Macklin has made a home for himself in Tombstone, Arizona, with the Earp brothers among his closest friends. Yet he is troubled. Gradually, as his memory returns, he has come to realize that he is not human, that he is a being from another planet sent to protect Earth from a coming invasion by another alien species. Still, he has many questions about his enemies, about himself, and he thinks he can find some answers in Tucson, where another of his kind lives.--Cover.