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Cowan, James

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1841-1906) US author and journalist whose sf novel, Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World (1896), features an ambulatory Moon which after falling into the Pacific Ocean makes it possible for the narrator of the tale, with companions, to fly to Mars in a Balloon, where they discover a new defence of Christianity in the form of parallel Evolution and multiple incarnations of Christ. [JC]

James Cowan

born Danbury, Connecticut: 8 March 1841

died Springfield: Massachusetts: 10 October 1906



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