George O. Smith





George O. Smith


Born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
April 11, 1911

Died
May 27, 1981

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George Oliver Smith (April 9, 1911 - May 27, 1981) (also known as Wesley Long) was an American science fiction author. He is not to be confused with George H. Smith, another American science fiction author.

Smith was an active contributor to Astounding Science Fiction during the Golden Age of Science Fiction in the 1940s. His collaboration with the magazine's editor, John W. Campbell, Jr. was interrupted when Campbell's first wife, Doña, left him in 1949 and married Smith.

Smith continued regularly publishing science fiction novels and stories until 1960. His output greatly diminished in the 1960s and 1970s when he had a job that required his undivided attention. He was given the First Fandom Hall of Fame award in 1980.

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The Complete Venus Equilateral

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Highways in Hiding

3.50 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1956 — 12 editions
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The Fourth R

3.70 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1959 — 18 editions
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Venus Equilateral, Volume Two

3.89 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1975
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Venus Equilateral, Volume One

3.82 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1975
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Venus Equilateral

4.23 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1967
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Hellflower

3.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1953 — 3 editions
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Space Plague

3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1956 — 2 editions
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Stop Look and Dig

3.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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The Path of Unreason

2.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1975
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