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You Too Can Be A Millionaire

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You Too Can Be A Millionaire is written by Noel Miller Loomis. Mark Renner looked anxiously backward as he ran up the street to the place where the faded gold lettering on one window said "Jewelry." That would be a good place to hide, he thought. Money was worthless, yet no man dared go broke. It was all pretty confusing to Mark until "Point-Plus-Pearlie" told him—YOU TOO CAN BE A MILLIONAIRE

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The Psilent Partner

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The Psilent Partner is written by John Victor Peterson. Lawrence knew a little about psis. He knew, of course, what was commonly known--that they possessed wide and very varied talents, that they were categorized as plain psis, psi-espers, esper-psis, telepaths and other things. They weren't numerous; the Business Ethics Bureau which employed at least sixty percent of the known psis showed thirty on the payroll for this fiscal year.

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Spillthrough

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Spillthrough is written by Daniel F. Galouye. The reprieve gained by his elusive tactics must have been a long one. When Brad awoke he felt fresher than he had at any time since the engine compartment eruption. He had no way of knowing how long he had slept; the secondary bus bar off which the ship's clocks operated had gone up in the initial blast when a section of the plate from the ruptured tube jacket had smashed through the junction box.

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Eve's Diary

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Eve's Diary is written by Mark Twain. I was curious to know what the pink dust was. Suddenly the name of it occurred to me, though I had never heard of it before. It was FIRE! I was as certain of it as a person could be of anything in the world. So without hesitation I named it that--fire.

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Passengers

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Passengers is written by George Agnew Chamberlain. The Great River ran in a series of sweeping horseshoe curves. The deeper water was always on the concave side. They all knew that. The thing was to know when to cross. It seemed as if they were eternally crossing, and just as eternally grounding. Every time they stuck, they decided to cache the tusks.

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The Native Soil

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The Native Soil is written by Alan Nourse. There was enough mud on Venus to go all the way around twice, with some left over. It was warm, wet, soggy mud--clinging and tenacious. In some places it was gray, and in other places it was black. Elsewhere it was found to be varying shades of brown, yellow, green, blue and purple.

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Buying a Horse

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Buying a Horse is written by William Dean Howells. If one has money enough, there seems no reason why one should not go and buy such a horse as he wants. This is the commonly accepted theory, on which the whole commerce in horses is founded, and on which my friend proceeded.

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Novice

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Novice is written by James H. Schmitz. The trouble might have begun, Telzey decided, during the night, within an hour after they arrived from the spaceport at the guest house Halet had rented in Port Nichay for their vacation on Jontarou. Telzey had retired at once to her second-story bedroom with Tick-Tock.

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The Adventure with the Slave Dealer

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The Adventure with the Slave Dealer is written by Perceval Gibbon. The woman slept immovably, taking her fill of rest after a night of desperate flight. It was past noon when Miss Gregory stepped across her body and went out again. She had missed her breakfast, and had no intention of letting her host off the obligation of serving her with luncheon.

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Rough Translation

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Rough Translation is written by Jean M. Janis. A vague memory came to Jonathan and he sat and studied his son, remembering him when he was younger and first starting to talk. He recalled the time Richie, age three, had come bustling up to him. "Vransh!" the child had pleaded, tugging at his father's hand.

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