Orn Author:Piers Anthony Title: Orn — The trio of scientists had been ordered to survey the planet's flora, fauna, and mineral resources, and formt he very beginning of their mission everything they iobserved lead to one startling conclusion - the mysterious world was virtually identival to the Earth of the Paleocen period, 70,000,000 years ago at the very dawn of animal... more »s.
Their names were Cal, Veg and Aquilon. With their friends the mantas, strange flying beats, half animal, half fungis, but posessing the keenest senses of any being in the universe, they set oiut to explore.
Those keen senses immediately saved the misson from imminent disaster, but they discovered they would have to deal with a tidal wave that would totally inundate their camp! Veg constructed a raft and the party put out to sea. It was the beginning of an incredible series of adventures.
•Authors: Piers Anthony
•Catalog ID: #3458
•Publisher: Nelson Doubleday / SFBC
•Title Reference: Orn
•Cover: Frank Frazetta
• First edition (not stated). The Nelson Doubleday imprint indicates an original publication for Doubleday book clubs.
• The copyright date of 1970 (for magazine serialization) misleads many dealers into listing this as a 1970 publication.
• This Fall 1971 selection of the SFBC, with the gutter code "B37" on page 246, is the true first edition.
• Reprinted in January 1972 with Gutter code "C1"« less