Farmer, Philip José

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Philip José Farmer was born on January 26, 1918, in Terre Haute, Indiana, and grew up in Peoria, Illinois. In 1952, he won the first of three Hugo Awards for his novella, "The Lovers," which is notable for its pioneering use of sexual themes in science fiction. He later won Hugo Awards for his novella, "Riders of the Purple Wage," and "To Your Scattered Bodies Go," the first book in his Riverworld Series, which ultimately comprised five novels and numerous short stories. In 1975, "Venus on the Half-Shell" was published under the pseudonym, Kilgore Trout, the fictional writer-protagonist of several Kurt Vonnegut novels. Throughout his career, Farmer wrote nearly 60 novels, and over 100 short stories and novellas. He died on February 25, 2009.

From the description of Philip José Farmer papers, 1954-1984. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31212969

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creatorOf Farmer, Philip José. Carne [recurso electrónico] / Philip José Farmer. Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
creatorOf Farmer, Philip José. El hacedor de universos [recurso electrónico] / Philip José Farmer. Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
referencedIn Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Farmer, Philip José. Flight to Opar / by Philip Jose Farmer ; illustrated by Roy Krenkel. Northern Illinois University
creatorOf Farmer, Philip José. Lord Tyger [recurso electrónico] / Philip José Farmer. Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
creatorOf Carter, Lin. Letters 1956-1978. Indiana University
creatorOf Farmer, Philip José. Philip José Farmer papers, 1954-1984. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn {unittitle in sentence case} University of Minnesota Libraries. Special Collections and Rare Books.
creatorOf Farmer, Philip José. El Dios de piedra despierta [recurso electrónico] / Philip José Farmer. Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
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associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968 person
associatedWith Carter, Lin. person
associatedWith Krenkel, Roy G., 1918-1983. person
associatedWith Pohl, Frederik. person
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Prehistoric peoples--Fiction
Hugo Award
Science fiction
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Fantasy fiction
Authors--20th century
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Birth 1918-01-26

Death 2009-02-25

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