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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bruce Boxleitner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1950 in Elgin, Illinois


-- Bruce Boxleitner on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bruce+boxleitner


Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Elgin Illinois, Bruce studied drama at the Goodman theater.

Biographical and Professional Information

Boxleitner is an actor and science fiction novelist. He has appeared in numerous movie and television performances including the ''Tron'' films, ''Bablylon 5'' and ''Scarecrow and Mrs. King'' TV series.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

Frontier Earth
ISBN: 0441007945

Ace. 2001

An alien sent to warn Earth of an invasion lands in Tombstone, Arizona, in 1881--right in the middle of the OK Corral gunfight--with two bounty hunters on his tail and war about to break out in this frontier town. Reprint.

Frontier Earth: Searcher
ISBN: 0441008879

Ace. 2001

In the sequel to Frontier Earth, the extraterrestrial being called Macklin continues his odyssey through the American West of the 1880s as he searches for the mystery of his true identity and struggles to fulfill his mission on Earth, while the predatory alien Kra'agh attempt to hunt him down and kill him. Reprint.


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