Robert Spencer Carr
|Robert Spencer Carr|
March 26, 1909|
Washington, D.C., United States
|Died||April 28, 1994
Dunedin, Florida, United States
|Occupation||Short story writer, novelist|
|Genres||Science fiction, fantasy|
Robert Spencer Carr (March 26, 1909 – April 28, 1994) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy. He sold his first story to Weird Tales at age 15. At age 17 his novel, The Rampant Age, became a bestseller resulting in a movie contract. He is known for telling "the story of aliens in cold storage at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base following a 1947 UFO crash in New Mexico" in 1974.
- The Rampant Age (1928)
- The Bells of St. Ivan's (1944)
- The Room Beyond (1948)
- Beyond Infinity (1951, stories)
- Son of originator of 'Alien Autopsy' story casts doubt on father's credibility
- Robert S. Carr at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Clute, John; Peter Nicholls (1995). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. p. 198. ISBN 0-312-13486-X.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 93. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.
- "A Guide to the Robert Spencer Carr Papers". University of Florida, Smathers Libraries. Retrieved 2008-03-17.
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