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The Robot in the Closet

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Sara Tenbrook intended to shake down her family tree. She was proud of her distinguished ancestors...and besides there was a matter of a lost fortune waiting somewhere among the centuries past. So she rented a time machine and invited her boy friend along.

The time machine was a robot. It could climb down to any branch of the old Tenbrook family tree and take them with it.
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published 1981 by Daw
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I've been reading Melvin B. Tolson's "Harlem Gallery" and Other Poems since November of 2014. I have enormous respect for it but it's been slow going & I've been taking frequent breaks to read 'lighter' works that're quicker to read & easier to review. 6 so far, this being the 7th - w/ more to follow. When will I finally finish & review the Tolson?!

This is the 36th SF bk I've read by
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I picked this up from a bookshop in Miami International airport in the early 80s. I was about 12 and loved it.
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Ron Goulart is a cultural historian and novelist. Besides writing extensively about pulp fiction—including the seminal Cheap Thrills: An Informal History of Pulp Magazines (1972)—Goulart has written for the pulps since 1952, when the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction published his first story, a sci-fi parody of letters to the editor. Since then he has written dozens of novels and ...more