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The Med Series (Med Service #1,2,4)

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Space Doctor. Roving through the uncharted vastness of deep space, Med Serviceman Calhoun of the Interplanetary Medical Service brings his mission of healing to isolated colonists far from Earth.

Alone in his starship with only his pet tormal for companionship, Calhoun plunges into an uncharted void without stars or nebulae...discovers a planet whose inhabitants starve to d
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Paperback, 380 pages
Published May 1st 1983 by Ace (first published 1983)
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Peter Flom
Jun 27, 2015 Peter Flom rated it it was ok
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This is an old book (first published in the 1950s). That's important because many of the problems with the book (and the reason for the low rating) were common in SF of those days. Particular problems here were the minimal character development and a clunky style.

In any case, this book is the adventures of Med Serviceman Calhoun and his companion, a tormal (see below) named Murgatroyd. The Med Servicemen travel to places throughout the galaxy where there is disease, accompanied by the remarkable
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Murray Leinster was a nom de plume of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an award-winning American writer of science fiction and alternate history. He wrote and published over 1,500 short stories and articles, 14 movie scripts, and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays.

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