Whipping Star

Version: Abridged
Author: Frank Herbert
Narrator: Scott Brick
Genres: Science Fiction
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: May 2008
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours
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Jorj X. McKie, Saboteur Extraordinary, is a born troublemaker who has naturally become one of the Bureau of Sabotage's best agents. His assignment is to locate and stop Mliss Abnethe, a psychotic but wealthy human female who has bound a Caleban into a contract that could spell disaster for all sentient beings.

Author Details

Author Details

Herbert, Frank

Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, and studied at the University of Washington, Seattle. He worked a wide-variety of jobs--including newspaper reporter and editor, political speechwriter, university professor, TV cameraman, radio commentator, oyster diver, jungle survival instructor, lay analyst, and creative writing teacher--before becoming a full-time writer. His first sf story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in "Analog" of "Dune World" and "The Prophet of Dune" that were amalgamated in the novel Dune in 1965. For more, vis