1977-1979

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Underwood Books, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 296 pages
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Letters by the influential science fiction writer to relatives, agents, and fellow authors reveal his outlook on life and his fiction

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This is the sixth, and probably last, volume of correspondence by the late science fiction author, Philip K. Dick. Underwood-Miller released The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974 in 1991 ... Read full review

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Dorothy Hudner January 8
3
Laura Dick February 18
18
Mark Hurst March 11
38
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Phillip Kindred Dick is an American science fiction writer best known for his psychological portrayals of characters trapped in illusory environments. Born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1928, Dick worked in radio and studied briefly at the University of California at Berkeley before embarking on his writing career. His first novel, Solar Lottery, was published in 1955. In 1962, Dick won the Hugo Award for his novel, The Man in the High Castle. He also wrote a series of futuristic tales about artificial creatures on the loose; notable of these was Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, which was later adapted into film as Blade Runner. Dick also published several collections of short stories. He died in Santa Ana, California, in 1982.