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''Glory Lane'' is a 1987 novel by Creator/AlanDeanFoster . It is a very strange book.

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''Glory Lane'' is a 1987 science fiction novel by Creator/AlanDeanFoster .Creator/AlanDeanFoster. It is a very strange book.


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[[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused]] with another science fiction novel, Creator/RobertAHeinlein's ''Literature/GloryRoad''.


''Glory Lane'' is a novel by Creator/AlanDeanFoster. It is a very strange book. An alien, a punk, a nerd, and a valley girl team up to save the universe by keeping an EmpathicWeapon out of the hands of evil aliens. Along the way, they meet strange new lifeforms. And Neanderthals.
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''Glory Lane'' is a 1987 novel by Creator/AlanDeanFoster. Creator/AlanDeanFoster . It is a very strange book. book.

An alien, a punk, a nerd, and a valley girl team up to save the universe by keeping an EmpathicWeapon out of the hands of evil aliens. Along the way, they meet strange new lifeforms. And Neanderthals.
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* MacGuffinBlindness: [[spoiler:The protagonists' adorable shape-shifting Companion Cube turns out to be the item everyone else in the entire book is looking for, and no one realizes it till the end.]]

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* {{Zipperiffic}}: Seeth is described as wearing a jacket 'dripping with zippers'.

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* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle: An alien in disguise on Earth is described as talking like this, stressing the wrong syllables and words, due to having learned English from a cheap crash course.


* LikeADuckTakesToWater: Seeth fits in much better in space than he ever did on Earth.



* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Seeth fits in much better in space than he ever did on Earth.


''Glory Lane'' is a novel by AlanDeanFoster. It is a very strange book. An alien, a punk, a nerd, and a valley girl team up to save the universe by keeping an EmpathicWeapon out of the hands of evil aliens. Along the way, they meet strange new lifeforms. And Neanderthals.

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''Glory Lane'' is a novel by AlanDeanFoster.Creator/AlanDeanFoster. It is a very strange book. An alien, a punk, a nerd, and a valley girl team up to save the universe by keeping an EmpathicWeapon out of the hands of evil aliens. Along the way, they meet strange new lifeforms. And Neanderthals.

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* TheReveal: Foster does quite a good job of concealing through most of the book that [[spoiler: the punk and nerd are brothers]].

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* PretenderDiss: Punk rock guy Seeth points out you can always tell the posers by their nice shoes.
* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Seeth fits in much better in space than he ever did on Earth.

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