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Gregory Benford

Author: George Edgar Slusser
Publisher: Urbana (Chicago) : University of Illinois Press, ©2014.
Series: Modern masters of science fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gregory Benford is perhaps best known as the author of Benford's law of controversy: "Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available." This book explores the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Edgar Slusser
ISBN: 9780252079801 0252079809
OCLC Number: 913094604
Description: XI, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gregory Benford: the scientist as writer --
Benford in his own words: towards a craft of science fiction --
Fictional directions: the makings of a scientist-writer --
Galactic center one: Benford's space epic --
Galactic center two: Nigel Walmsley's Space odyssey --
To the galactic center: from earth to eternity --
The science fiction novel of manners --
Benford's short fiction --
Conclusion --
Interview with Gregory Benford.
Series Title: Modern masters of science fiction.
Responsibility: George Slusser.

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"An intriguing look at working astrophysicist and prolific author Gregory Benford. . . . careful examinations of Benford's Eaton Conference papers, Galactic Center sagas, and science thrillers, along Read more...

 
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