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Carlsen, Ruth Christoffer

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(1918-2006) US author in whose sf novel for Young Adult readers, Half-Past Tomorrow (1973), an adolescent boy discovers, after his head is damaged in an accident, that he has developed the power of Precognition, which allows him to read tomorrow's newspapers. [JC]

Ruth Christoffer Carlsen

born Milwaukee, Wisconsin: 21 February 1918

died Iowa City, Iowa: 5 July 2006

works (highly selected)

  • Half-Past Tomorrow (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1973) [illus/hb/John Gretzer]


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