Carmen Miranda’s Ghost

During the height of her career in the 1930’s and 1940’s, Carmen Miranda was a very popular Brazilian performer. She died in 1955 but her spirit lives on in this charming collection of short stories compiled by editor/author Don Sakers.

Carmen MirandaCarmen Miranda signed page

Carmen Miranda’s Ghost is Haunting Space Station Three was published in 1990 and features authors sci-fi fans have loved for years, like Anne McCaffrey and C.J. Cherryh. It also has stories from previously unknown writers. Each tale includes Carmen Miranda in some way.

I’ve known Don Sakers for longer than either of us would like to admit. I met him through a mutual friend in my teens and we ended up as co-workers, supporting each other’s creative efforts for many years. My copy of this book is signed by the editor. (The note is a reference to my years as an amateur songwriter).

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