Charles L. Fontenay
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|Charles Louis Fontenay|
March 17, 1917|
Sao Paolo, Brazil
|Died||January 27, 2007
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Charles Louis Fontenay (March 17, 1917 – January 27, 2007) was an American journalist and science fiction writer. He wrote science fiction novels and short stories. His non-fiction includes the biography of the prominent New Deal era politician Estes Kefauver.
Fontenay was editor of the Nashville Tennessean, among other newspapers, worked with the Associated Press and Gannett News Service. He retired to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he continued to write science fiction until shortly before his death.
He held a third-degree black belt in tae kwon do.
Science fiction novels (partial list)
- Modal (2000)
- Target: Grant, 1862 (1999)
- Kipton and the Android (1997)
- Kipton and the Ovoid (1996)
- Kipton in Wonderland (1996)
- Kipton and the Tower of Time (1996)
- The Day the Oceans Overflowed (1964)
- Rebels of the Red Planet (1961)
Short fiction (partial list)
- The Jupiter Weapon (1959)
- Wind (1959)
- Service with a Smile (1958)
- Twice Upon a Time (1958)
- The Gift Bearer (1958)
- Blind Alley (1956)
- Atom Drive (1956)
- The Silk and the Song (1956)
- Z (1956)
- Disqualified (1954)
- The Collected Works of Charles L. Fontenay, Vol. 1 (1996)
- Here, There and Elsewhen (1998)
- Epistle to the Babylonians (1969)
- Estes Kefauver: A Biography
- Thompson, Kenneth (1996). "STATESMEN WHO WERE NEVER PRESIDENT". The Miller Center/UNIVERSITY PRESS OF AMERICA 2: 73. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
 Starting at Page 73 there is a mini-bio of Fontenay.
- Works by Charles L. Fontenay at Project Gutenberg
- Charles L. Fontenay at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Charles L. Fontenay at Find a Grave
- Statesmen Who Were Never President -- volume II in the Miller Center Series on Statesmen Defeated for President (includes Fontenay on Estes Kefauver)
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