RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 694099554 LA English UL http://site.ebrary.com/id/10436172 T1 The search for Philip K. Dick A1 Dick, Anne R., PB Tachyon PP San Francisco YR 2010 SN 9781616960391 1616960396 9781616960377 161696037X 9781616960384 1616960388 AB Offering an intimate perspective on the life of an important, prolific author, this revealing biography uncovers the inner workings of a cult figure through his tumultuous relationship with his third wife. Brilliant and charismatic, Philip K. Dick was known as a loyal friend, father, and husband, as well as a talented science fiction writer. His six-year marriage to the woman he described as ?the love of his life? and his intellectual equal was full of passion?the meeting of soul mates. But behind the faade of an untroubled life was a man struggling with his demons, unable to trust anyone, and reliant upon his charm to navigate his increasingly dark reality and descent into drugs and madness. Exposing personal details of their married life as well as the ways he continued to haunt her even after their relationship collapsed, Anne Dick provides thorough research combined with personal memories of this mysterious man.