Ruuth, Marianne

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(1931-2007) Swedish-born journalist and author, in US from early adulthood; her Near Future American Dystopia, Outbreak (1977), is set a beleaguered, authoritarian Keep, its population divided into "primaries" and "secondaries"; women are kept subservient (see Feminism; Women in SF). A rebellion is mounted by exiles. [JC]

Marianne Ruuth

born Kumla, Sweden: 28 April 1931

died Los Angeles, California: 2 June 2007


  • Outbreak (New York: Manor Books, 1977) [pb/uncredited]


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