Nebraska Authors

Lafayette Ronald Hubbard

AKA: L. Ron

Born 1911-03-13 Tilden, NE (USA)

Died 1986-01-24
near San Luis Obispo, CA (USA)


Ashes scattered at sea.

Places Lived

Tilden, NE
Kalispell, Montana
Bremerton, WA
San Luis Obispo, CA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Philosophy; self-help; science fiction; scientology




1994 Ig. Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'cracking Good Book, Dianetics, which is highly profitable to mankind or a portion thereof'. *Ig Nobel Prizes go to individuals 'whose achievements cannot or should not be reproduced' according to the official program.*


Founded the Church of Scientology
One man publishing enterprise through Bridge Publications


Under the Black Ensign.1935.
Buckskin Brigades.1937.
Slaves of Sleep.1939.
Ultimate Adventure.1939.
Final Blackout.1940.
Indigestible Triton.1940.
The Automagic Horse.1994.
The End Is Not Yet.1947. (serialized in Astounding Science Fiction, no book publication reported)
Death's Deputy.1948.
To the Stars.1950.
The Masters of Sleep.1950.
The Kingslayer.1949.
Typewriter in the Sky.1951.
Return to Tomorrow.1954.
The Ultimate Adventure.1970.
Ole Doc Methuselah.1953.
Seven Steps to the Arbiter.1975.
Battlefield Earth.1982.
Mission Earth 1. The Invaders Plan.1985.
Mission Earth 2. Black Genesis.1986.
Mission Earth 3.The Enemy Within.1986.
Mission Earth 4. An Alien Affair.1986.
Mission Earth 5. Fortune of Fear.1986.
Mission Earth 6. Death Quest.1986.
Mission Earth 7. Voyage of Vengeance.1987.
Mission Earth 8. Disaster.1987.
Mission Earth 9. Villainy Victorious.1987.
Mission Earth 10. The Doomed Planet.1987.

Short Stories Featured in:
Western Romances
Astounding Science Fiction
Science Fiction Stories
Romantic Range
Startling Stories
Thrilling Wonder Stories
Unknown Fantasy Fiction
Astonishing Stories
Unknown Worlds
Super Science Stories

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