The Professor Was a Thief (Stories From the Golden Age)

The Professor Was a Thief (Stories From the Golden Age)

Hubbard, L. Ron

Language: English

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant

Published: Oct 15, 2011

Words: 31665
Pages: 133

Description:

Primed for promotion to the World-Journal city editor, grizzled senior reporter Pop is stunned when it's announced that young Leonard Caulborn, the publisher's son-in-law, will get the post. Worse, the lad wants him out. In protest, Pop demands to be given a beat again and gets his wish. . . only now he's got just two days to find the ''''real'''' story about a dead-end assignment a month-old physics lecture or be fired. When Pop starts searching for the story's source, a professor named Pertwee, he lands in the middle of the story of a century after the Empire State Building, Grant's Tomb and Grand Central Station all disappear. Apparently, Pertwee's the mastermind behind it all. But Pop soon discovers that, instead of inventing a new way to blow things up, the professor may be doing quite the opposite. **