Operation Misfit

TitleOperation Misfit
Year for Search1980
AuthorsPrice, E[dgar] Hoffman [Trooper](1898-1988)
Tertiary AuthorsPrice, E. Hoffman
Date Published1980
PublisherBallantine Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia emphasizing thought control in which the Thought Control Board tries to eliminate a maverick, who appears throughout the series. Much of the novel follows the maverick into space and is mostly adventure. Sequels include Operation Longlife. New York: Ballantine Books, 1982, in which a man who is 186 years old is targeted to obtain the secret of his longevity; Operation Exile. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986, in which the North American empire is under threat and the series protagonist is hired to protect the emperor’s wife with, again, much of the novel mostly adventure; and Operation Isis. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986, in which the man, after more adventures, retires to Mars.

Holding Institutions

Merril, MiU, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

The author (1898-1988) was career soldier who was a Buddhist, a Theosophist, and a conservative Republican

Full Text

1980 Price, E[dgar] Hoffman [Trooper] (1898-1988). Operation Misfit. New York: Ballantine Books. Merril, MiU, MoU-St, PSt

Dystopia emphasizing thought control in which the Thought Control Board tries to eliminate a maverick, who appears throughout the series. Much of the novel follows the maverick into space and is mostly adventure. Sequels include Operation Longlife. New York: Ballantine Books, 1982, in which a man who is 186 years old is targeted to obtain the secret of his longevity; Operation Exile. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986, in which the North American empire is under threat and the series protagonist is hired to protect the emperor’s wife with, again, much of the novel mostly adventure; and Operation Isis. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986, in which the man, after more adventures, retires to Mars. The author was career soldier, a Buddhist, a Theosophist, and a conservative Republican.