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Susann, Jacqueline

Entry updated 14 August 2023. Tagged: Author.

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(1918-1974) US author most famous for her first novel, Valley of the Dolls (1966); her only sf is the posthumous Yargo (1979), which, written in the 1950s, tells the tale of a young woman abducted by a UFO actually trying to kidnap Albert Einstein; she falls in love with Yargo, the ruler of the planet Yargo (see Exogamy), but is sent off on Planetary Romance adventures elsewhere after she becomes unendurable. [JC]

Jacqueline Susann

born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 20 August 1918

died New York: 21 September 1974


  • Yargo (New York: Bantam Books, 1979) [pb/Lou Feck]


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