Jerry Oltion has been a gardener, stone mason, carpenter, oilfield worker, forester, land surveyor, rock 'n' roll deejay, printer, proofreader, editor, publisher, computer consultant, movie extra, corporate secretary, and garbage truck driver.He is also
"Oltion's picaresque send-up of homemade spaceship stories from the 1940s, like Meisner's flip inventions, lacks substance and sense enough to fill these 400 pages."
More farcical adventures in time and space with Allen Meisner, the "card-carrying mad" scientist from Abandon in Place (2000).
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"What starts out as a pleasant, nostalgic fable grows steadily less amenable, and the mingling of ghosts, religion, and technology just grates."