Sutton, Lee

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(1916-1978) US librarian and author of Venus Boy (1955), a Young Adult tale set on Venus; its young protagonist, the first human born on the planet, establishes a close relationship with a Venusian "bear", and save each other from predators, both native and imported from Earth. [JC]

Homer Lee Sutton

born Redondo Beach, California: 24 September 1916

died San Diego, California: 21 September 1978


  • Venus Boy (New York: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1955) [illus/hb/Richard Floethe]


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