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Frederik Pohl

Michael R. Page


One of science fiction's undisputed grandmasters, Frederik Pohl built an astonishing career that spanned more than seven decades. In publishing novels, short stories, and essays, Pohl won millions of readers and seemingly as many awards while leaving a lasting mark on the genre. This book traces Pohl's extraordinary journey from discovering books as a boy at the Brooklyn Public Library to publishing the novel All the Lives He Led at age 91. A first-of-its-kind study, the book delves into the iconic works of fiction like The Space Merchants, Jem, and the tales of the Gateway universe, as well a ... More

Keywords: novels, Frederik Pohl, science fiction, short stories, essays, science fiction writers, All the Lives He Led, publishing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780252039652
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252039652.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael R. Page, author
Lecturer, Laurus Faculty Advisor