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PUBLICATIONS
SCIENCE FANTASY

Milestone or Millstone:
Searching for Black and White in the Founding Accomplishment of Sam Hignett and Eric Frank Russell

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Re-printed (with footnotes):
Vector 278 (Winter 2014/15)

Pages: 11-13.

Editor: Glyn Morgan

Publisher: BSFA (UK)

ISsN: 05050448


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First Published (sans footnotes):
Aoife's Kiss 10.1 (June 2011)

Pages:  43-44.

Editor: Tyree Campbell

Publisher: Sam's Dot Publishing (Iowa, USA)

ISBN: 1558-9749



BLURB:

May 1941 saw the publication in Astounding Science Fiction of Eric Frank Russell's short story 'Jay Score', which introduced the character of Sam Hignett - a black surgeon depicted sans the derogatory stereotyping so often prevalent when white authors deigned to sketch non-white characters. But were Russell's motivations as noble as they first appear?

 
 
EXCERPTS
 

  - random selection from the unpublished memoire, Freefall