Daniel da Cruz

Daniel da Cruz


Born
in Oxford, Ohio, The United States
November 17, 1921

Died
January 05, 1991

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US writer, formerly known for numerous men's action-adventure tales, who began publishing sf with The Grotto of the Formigans (1980), a novel about African grotto Monsters, and who came to more general notice with his Ayes of Texas sequence: The Ayes of Texas (1982), Texas on the Rocks (1986) and Texas Triumphant (1987). The political premises underlying the series – in the late 1990s the USSR, having hoodwinked the supinely liberal US media, has come to dominate the world – have dated, though the American assumption that its media are liberal is still conventional wisdom; the exuberance of the tales themselves remains winning. The protagonist, a triple-amputee World War Two veteran from the newly free Republic of Texas, arms an old battles ...more

Average rating: 3.56 · 369 ratings · 35 reviews · 17 distinct works
Boot

3.58 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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The Ayes of Texas

3.70 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Texas On the Rocks

3.52 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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Texas Triumphant

3.45 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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F-Cubed

3.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1987
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The Grotto of the Formigans

3.44 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1980 — 2 editions
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Mixed Doubles

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1989
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Double Kill

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1973
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S-Waffen

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1993
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A Contribution to the Life-...

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