Charles L. Fontenay

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Charles Louis Fontenay
Born (1917-03-17)March 17, 1917
Sao Paolo, Brazil
Died January 27, 2007(2007-01-27) (aged 89)
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)[edit]

  • 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)[edit]

  • The Jupiter Weapon (1959)
  • Wind (1959)
  • Service with a Smile (1958)
  • Twice Upon a Time (1958)
  • The Gift Bearer (1958)
  • Atom Drive (1956)
  • The Silk and the Song (1956)
  • Z (1956)
  • Disqualified (1954)

Collections[edit]

  • The Collected Works of Charles L. Fontenay, Vol. 1 (1996)
  • Here, There and Elsewhen (1998)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Epistle to the Babylonians (1969)
  • Estes Kefauver: A Biography

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