Dick, Philip K.

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Science fiction writer Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) is the author of 35 books and six collections of short stories. He received the Hugo Award for The Man in the high castle and the Campbell Award in 1974 for Flow my tears, the policeman said. The movie "Blade Runner" was based on his novel titled, Do androids dream of electric sheep? (1968).

From the description of Papers of Philip K. Dick, 1967-1977. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122644274

Biography

Born on December 16, 1928, in Chicago, science fiction writer Philip Kindred Dick was the author of 35 books and six collections of short stories, most dealing with the nature of reality. Dick received the Hugo Award in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle, a fantasy novel about Hitler winning World War II. His anti-drug novel, Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, won the Campbell Memorial Award in 1974. The movie Blade Runner was based on Dick's 1968 novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. Philip Dick died of heart failure following a stroke, on March 2, 1982.

From the guide to the Philip Kindred Dick Papers, 1967-1977, (The Huntington Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Richard D. Erlich Collection of Papers about Science Fiction and Satire, 1974-1988 Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Amis, Kingsley. Papers of Kingsley Amis, 1941-1995. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Shusett, Ronald. Total recall : [screenplay] / written by Ronald Shusett and Dan O'Bannon ; revisions by Ronald Shusett and Steve [sic] Pressfield and Gary Goldman. Broken Bow Public Library
creatorOf Fancher, Hampton. Blade runner : screenplay / by Hampton Fancher. University of Missouri-Kansas City, Miller Nichols Library; Health Sciences Library; Dental Library
creatorOf Fancher, Hampton. Blade runner. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Philip Kindred Dick Papers, 1967-1977 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Fancher, Hampton. Blade runner. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Galaxy Publishing Company Records, 1960-1969 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Shusett, Ronald. Total recall : screenplay / by Ronald Shusett and Steve [sic] Pressfield ; suggested by a short story by Philip K. Dick: [We can remember for you wholesale]. Broken Bow Public Library
referencedIn Pulp Science Fiction and Detective Fiction Periodical Collection, 1940-1983 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf O'Bannon, Dan. Total recall : screen story and screenplay / by Dan O"Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; based upon a story by Philip K. Dick. California Institute of the Arts, CalArts
creatorOf Dick, Philip K. Philip K. Dick short story collection. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Mabou Mines Archive, 1966-2000 (bulk 1970-1995) Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968. Papers, 1932-1969 Indiana University
referencedIn Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Collection on Philip K. Dick, circa 1960-1990 Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
creatorOf Dick, Philip K. Papers of Philip K. Dick, 1967-1977. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Amis, Kingsley. person
associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968. person
associatedWith Doubleday & Company, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Erlich, Richard D. person
associatedWith Fancher, Hampton. person
associatedWith Galaxy Publishing Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- person
associatedWith Lem, Stanislaw. person
associatedWith Pohl, Frederik. person
associatedWith Shusett, Ronald. person
associatedWith Zackel, Fred. person
associatedWith Zelazny, Roger. person
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Science fiction, American
Short stories, American--20th century
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Birth 1928-12-16

Death 1982-03-02

Americans

English

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