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Maddux, Rachel

(1912-1983) US author best known for nonfantastic work like A Walk in the Spring Rain (1966) and who began publishing work of genre interest with "Turnip's Blood" for Story Magazine in 1936. In The Green Kingdom (1957), a Lost World tale, a mysterious enclave serves as a kind of echo chamber that amplifies the interactions of the five bewildered protagonists trapped in the unknown. Some of the stories assembled as The Way Things Are: The Stories of Rachel Maddux (coll 1992) are fantasy. [JC]

Rachel Maddux Baker

born Wichita, Kansas: 15 December 1912

died Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee: 19 November 1983



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
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