The Ultimate Adventure by L. Ron Hubbard

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In a bizarre twist of fate, Stevie Jebson is caught between two worlds as the unwitting victim of a renegade research scientist. Down on his luck and penniless, he is tricked into volunteering for a horrifying experiment--and soon finds himself trapped in another dimension, facing a wild array of dangers in a long-forgotten enchanted city. Pitted against a variety of villainous mortals, shape-changing ghouls and the Machiavellian jinn Karoof, in a world where the entire populace has been spellbound and enslaved for years, Stevie has no choice but to pluck up what courage he can to break the spell and restore the city to its rightful ruler--or face certain death.
 

About L. Ron Hubbard

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With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard.
 
Published February 1, 2006 by Galaxy Press. 192 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Nebbishy Stevie Jebson finds himself penniless and on the streets, homeless and hungry, when a research scientist offers him not charity, but a job.

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First published in 1939 in the fantasy magazine Unknown , this rollicking Arabian Nights yarn may not measure up to the best of Hubbard's work from the pulp era (novels like Fear and Typewriter in the Sky ), but it remains readable escapist fare.

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The Latin textures and the flute work of Laws and Jorge Pardo also remind the listener of some of Corea's work in the 1970s, particularly 1972's Light as a Feather, Corea's best-selling album with an early incarnation of the band Return to Forever, and Corea's own 1976 release, My Spanish Heart.

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(Yes, if you must ask, Corea is a Scientologist.) Two years ago, Corea brought back together his Elektric Band and recorded To The Stars, for which Hubbard's science fiction novel of the same name served as Corea's inspiration.

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Deseret News

Ron Hubbard's book "The Ultimate Adventure," the set of pieces is a "tone poem," according to Corea — defined in the dictionary as "an extended piece of music that is based on a literary, artistic or ideological theme."

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