Robert Sheckley

Novelist, Author

1928 – 2005

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Who was Robert Sheckley?

Robert Sheckley was a Hugo- and Nebula-nominated American author. First published in the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, his numerous quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist, and broadly comical.

Sheckley was named Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2001.

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Born
Jul 16, 1928
New York City
Also known as
  • Phillips Barbee
  • Ned Lang
  • Finn O'Donnevan
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • Columbia High School
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
Dec 9, 2005
Poughkeepsie

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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