Entry updated 13 September 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1929-2018) New Zealand newspaper journalist (chiefly with The Auckland Star), local-area politician and author, one of whose sixteen books is sf: Long Night Among the Stars (1961) sensitively depicts the human interactions of the crew of a Spaceship in the Near Future. This author should not be confused with the female Pat Booth (1943-2009) who wrote All for Love (1993), a medical fantasy involving a "sexual" woman capable of performing miracles. [JC]
Patrick John Booth, OBE
born Levin, New Zealand: 9 September 1929
died Kumeu, New Zealand: 31 January 2018
- Long Night Among the Stars (London: Collins, 1961) [hb/]
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