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Venus on the half-shell and others

Author: Philip José Farmer; Christopher Paul Carey
Publisher: Burton, MI : Subterranean Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The controversial Kilgore Trout episode was neither the first nor the last time Farmer would impishly slip out of his own skin and assume the persona of another author. In Venus on the Half-Shell and Others, Philip Jose Farmer transforms himself into fictional personalities as compelling as they are diverse: Cordwainer Bird, Paul Chapin, Rod Keen, Harry "Bunny" Manders, Leo Queequeg Tincrowdor, John H. Watson, M.D.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
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Farmer, Philip José
Venus on the half-shell and others.
Burton, MI : Subterranean Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608407885
Online version:
Farmer, Philip José
Venus on the half-shell and others.
Burton, MI : Subterranean Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608516304
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip José Farmer; Christopher Paul Carey
ISBN: 9781596061422 1596061421
OCLC Number: 192074536
Description: 323, [2] p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Venus on the half-shell --
The obscure life and hard times of Kilgore Trout --
The jungle rot kid on the nod --
The problem of the sore bridge, among others --
The volcano --
Osiris on crutches --
The phantom of the sewers --
A hole in hell --
The last rise of Nick Adams --
The adventure of the peerless peer.
Responsibility: Philip José Farmer ; edited by Christopher Paul Carey.

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The controversial Kilgore Trout episode was neither the first nor the last time Farmer would impishly slip out of his own skin and assume the persona of another author. In Venus on the Half-Shell and Others, Philip Jose Farmer transforms himself into fictional personalities as compelling as they are diverse: Cordwainer Bird, Paul Chapin, Rod Keen, Harry "Bunny" Manders, Leo Queequeg Tincrowdor, John H. Watson, M.D. and even the real-life author William S. Burroughs.

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