Wilder, Cherry THE LUCK OF BRIN'S FIVE
New York: Atheneum, 1977. 0689306016 / 9780689306013 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with mild age-toning to the jacket flaps, and a very faint name penned to the upper corner of the front flap. Jacket painting by James and Ruth McCrea. Tall octavo.
New Zealand-born Wilder won the 1978 Ditmar Award for Best Australian Science Fiction Novel with this juvenile sf tale of an earthman accidentally landing on the planet Torin, which is inhabited by marsupial creatures. Wilder's debut.