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Title:
The Dictionary of science fiction places
Author:
Stableford, Brian M.
Publication Information:
New York : Wonderland Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
384 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"A Fireside book."
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780684849584
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN3433.4 .D53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

"Brian Stableford illuminates the history, geography, and inhabitants of the strange worlds created by more than 250 writers ranging from Cyrano de Bergerac and H. G. Wells to Arthur C. Clarke and Ray Bradbury." "Meticulously cross-referenced, with illustrations by the well-known fantasy and science fiction artist Jeff White, this unique volume is a browser's delight and first-class reference tool for every science fiction fan."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Author Notes

Author Brian M. Stableford was born in Shipley, Yorkshire, U. K. on July 25, 1948. He received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of York in 1969 and a Ph.D. in sociology in 1979. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1988, he taught sociology at the University of Reading. He has published over 100 books, including science fiction and fantasy works, non-fiction, translations, and learned articles. He has written under the pseudonym of Brian Craig as well as under Brian Stableford and Brian M. Stableford. He has received numerous awards for both fiction and non-fiction including the British Science Fiction Award (1995), the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (1987), the J. Lloyd Eaton Award (1987), the Science Fiction Research Association's (SFRA) Pioneer Award (1996), and the SFRA's Pilgrim Award (1999).

(Bowker Author Biography)


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