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Philip K. Dick
Philip K. Dick

“Philip K. Dick was born in Chicago in 1928. He attended the University of California at Berkeley, but dropped out rather than participate in mandatory ROTC training. Remaining in California, he began writing professionally in 1952, ultimately producing thirty-six novels and five short story collections.He won the 1962 Hugo Award for The Man in the High Castle, and the 1974 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Flow My Tears the Policeman Said.  Dick died in 1982 of heart failure following a stroke.”

―from the back cover of the Del Rey Trade Paperback edition

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