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I doubt if it’s a money issue; financially successful writers don’t need to think about that part of it. It might be that when the world of the full-time novelist shrinks to below, say seventy thousand words, a kind of creative claustrophobia sets in. Or maybe it’s just that the knack of miniaturization gets lost along the way. ”9 Science fiction would seem a daunting genre for someone like Norton, who had never graduated from college and was more interested in history than in physics or astronomy.
After his release, Hitler campaigned with the National Socialist German Workers’ Party—better recognized in English as the Nazi Party. Besides blaming the Jews for Germany’s problems, the party promised to lower prices and increase employment. Its message found millions of eager listeners. S. Congress). The next year, German President Paul von Hindenburg appointed Hitler chancellor of Germany. A few weeks later fire leveled the Reichstag. The arsonists were never captured, but many believed the Nazis were responsible.
A market bubble was born. The bubble did not just burst on October 29, 1929; it exploded. The decline in stock values affected nearly every industry across the globe. F. Goodrich’s tire company and Cleveland’s Standard Oil. With so many companies failing, suppliers had fewer buyers. According to The Cambridge History of American Literature: Between 1930 and 1933, 9000 banks closed their doors or went bankrupt; 9 million savings accounts were lost. g. Â€. Work was nearly impossible to find. Â€. By 1933, 15 million Americans (one third of the labor force) were unemployed.
Andre Norton by John Bankston