Raymond F(isher) Jones (November 15, 1915, Salt Lake City, Utah -
January 24, 1994, Sandy, Utah) was an American science fiction author.
He is best known for his 1952 novel, This Island Earth, which was adapted
into the 1955 film This Island Earth. Jones' career was at its peak during
the 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s. His stories were mostly published in
magazines such as Thrilling Wonder Stories, Astounding Stories, and
Galaxy. His short story Noise Level is known as one of his best works
and is considered to be a classic of the genre...