Pilgrimage: The Book of the People

TitlePilgrimage: The Book of the People
Year for Search1961
AuthorsHenderson, Zenna [Charlson](1917-83)
Date Published1961
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

The People are extraterrestrials that crash-landed on Earth. The stories are about the adventures of their descendants as they discover their powers and each other. They form something very like a utopian community as they come together. A related story is “The Closest School.” Fantastic Science Fiction Stories 9.4 (April 1960): 45-54. See also 1966, 1968, 1971, 1975, and 1980 Henderson.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Avon, 1963. Collected with other related material in The People Collection. London: Corgi, 1991; and in Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson. Ed. Mark and Priscilla Olson (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 1995), 1-215. Related stories first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction as follows: “Ararat.” 3.6 (October 1952): 103-23; rpt. in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 57.4 (341) (October 1979): 181-200; in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (U. K. ed.) 1.2 (November 1953): 73-94; and in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Australian ed.), no. 3 [(1955)]: 95-115. “Gilead.” 7.2 (39) (August 1954): 28-54; “Pottage.” 9.3 (52) (September 1955): 99-126; “Wilderness.” 12.1 (68) (January 1957): 3-37; “Captivity.” 14.6 (85) (June 1958): 5-45; and “Jordan.” 16.3 (94) (March 1959): 28-53

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Female author (1917-83).

Full Text

1961 Henderson, Zenna [Charlson] (1917-83). Pilgrimage: The Book of the People. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Rpt. New York: Avon, 1963. Collected with other related material in The People Collection. London: Corgi, 1991; and in Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson. Ed. Mark and Priscilla Olson (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 1995), 1-215. Related stories first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction as follows: “Ararat.” 3.6 (October 1952): 103-23; rpt. in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 57.4 (341) (October 1979): 181-200; in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (U. K. ed.) 1.2 (November 1953): 73-94; and in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (Australian ed.), no. 3 [(1955)]: 95-115. “Gilead.” 7.2 (39) (August 1954): 28-54; “Pottage.” 9.3 (52) (September 1955): 99-126; “Wilderness.” 12.1 (68) (January 1957): 3-37; “Captivity.” 14.6 (85) (June 1958): 5-45; and “Jordan.” 16.3 (94) (March 1959): 28-53. CU-Riv

The People are extraterrestrials who crash-landed on Earth. The stories are about the adventures of their descendants as they discover their powers and each other. They form something very like a utopian community as they come together. A related story is “The Closest School.” Fantastic Science Fiction Stories 9.4 (April 1960): 45-54. See also 1966 Henderson.  Female author.