Joe Haldeman





Joe Haldeman

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in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, The United States
June 09, 1943

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Brother of Jack C. Haldeman II

Haldeman is the author of 20 novels and five collections. The Forever War won the Nebula, Hugo and Ditmar Awards for best science fiction novel in 1975. Other notable titles include Camouflage, The Accidental Time Machine and Marsbound as well as the short works "Graves," "Tricentennial" and "The Hemingway Hoax." Starbound is scheduled for a January release. SFWA president Russell Davis called Haldeman "an extraordinarily talented writer, a respected teacher and mentor in our community, and a good friend."

Haldeman officially received the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master for 2010 by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America at the Nebula Awards Weekend in May, 2010 in Hollywood, Fla.



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On Friday, Lore and Gay and I took a bunch of visitors on a walk through Paynes Prairie, out to the lookout tower and back. Just shy of four miles, a nice walk through the mild clear day, about eighty degrees. We saw lots of alligators, to everyone's delight. And one snake.

I almost stepped on it – saw it at the last second and jumped back. I may have touched it with my toe, a little too close f... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.95 · 131,344 ratings · 6,597 reviews · 63 distinct works · Similar authors
The Forever War (The Foreve...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 76,852 ratings — published 1974 — 77 editions
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Forever Peace (The Forever ...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 11,719 ratings — published 1997 — 29 editions
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The Accidental Time Machine
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 5,299 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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Camouflage
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 3,903 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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Forever Free (The Forever W...
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 2,691 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
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Marsbound
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,955 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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Mindbridge
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,413 ratings — published 1976 — 17 editions
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All My Sins Remembered
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,178 ratings — published 1977 — 19 editions
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Old Twentieth
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 1,041 ratings — published 2005 — 12 editions
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Starbound
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 1,015 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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“The 1143-year-long war hand begun on false pretenses and only because the two races were unable to communicate.

Once they could talk, the first question was 'Why did you start this thing?' and the answer was 'Me?”
Joe Haldeman, The Forever War

“Bad books on writing tell you to "WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW", a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery.”
Joe Haldeman

“There's no such thing as writing about the future. The future hasn't happened yet.”
Joe Haldeman

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