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James White
Birth date: January 01, 1928
Died: January 01, 1999
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Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 3 years ago
Star Surgeon starts off with Conway treating an alien of a sort he’s never seen or heard of before. It turns out that his newest patient’s species is seen as somewhat godlike by those aliens that know of them. They’re purported to be immortal, and they have a habit of gradually making themselves the...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 3 years ago
Alien Emergencies was my introduction to the Sector General series. It contained books 6 through 8, so I could have opted to read Book 9 next but instead decided to go back to the beginning, Hospital Station. Although several of the stories do reference each other, Hospital Station is basically an a...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 4 years ago
Warning: this review is pretty long. Alien Emergencies is the second Sector General omnibus and includes either four or three works in the series, depending on how you count them. There's Ambulance Ship, Sector General, and Star Healer. Ambulance Ship starts off with “Spacebird,” a story set on Se...
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Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
An interesting story that deals with a first contact between a doctor, Sector General and a new civilisation. James White creates a character who is completely alien to the situation and to humanity but is a complete character with a well worked out society behind her. I liked how she grew from he...
REALJimBob rated it 7 years ago
Having read and enjoyed the first volume of Mike Ashley' Starting Course follows with the excellent story of Eddie the android, first of the factory line he's embedded into an ordinary family in order to finesse his social skills before he is sent off-world as part of the workforce of humanity's exp...
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