Hell"s cartographers some personal histories of science fiction writers

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Aldiss, Brian Wilson, 1925-,
  • Authors, American -- Biography,
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism,
  • Science fiction -- Authorship

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

Statementwith contributions by Alfred Bester ... [et al.] ; edited by Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison.
ContributionsBester, Alfred., Aldiss, Brian Wilson, 1925-, Harrison, Harry, 1925-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS129 .H4 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5200993M
ISBN 100060100524
LC Control Number75025074
OCLC/WorldCa2095564

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