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Monica Hughes (1) [1925–2003]

This page covers the author of Invitation to the Game.

For other authors named Monica Hughes, see the disambiguation page.

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Monica Hughes was born in Liverpool, England on November 3, 1925. Before joining the Women's Royal Naval Service, she lived in Egypt as a child and went to school in Scotland. During World War II, she worked on breaking German codes. In 1952, she immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and began working at Ottawa's National Research Council. She started writing survival stories and science fiction novels for young adults. Her works include the Isis trilogy and Hunter in the Dark. She won numerous awards including the Phoenix Award for literary merit. She was named to the Order of Canada in 2002. She died from a stroke on March 7, 2003 at the age of 77. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Invitation to the Game 550 copies, 20 reviews
The Keeper of the Isis Light 303 copies, 10 reviews
Devil on My Back 157 copies, 5 reviews
The Isis Pedlar 101 copies
Hunter in the dark 70 copies, 1 review
The Crystal Drop 68 copies, 2 reviews
The Tomorrow City 57 copies, 1 review
A Handful of Seeds 55 copies, 3 reviews
Sandwriter 54 copies
Space Trap 53 copies
Earthdark 48 copies
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