Cordwainer Smith


Born
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The United States
July 11, 1913

Died
August 06, 1966

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Pseudonym of:
Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger

Linebarger also employed the literary pseudonyms "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C. Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola).

Linebarger was also a noted East Asia scholar and expert in psychological warfare.

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Norstrilia

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The Instrumentality of Mankind

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The Game of Rat and Dragon

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Quest of the Three Worlds

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The Planet Buyer

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We the Underpeople

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When the People Fell

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“We shall take a star out of the skies and shall set thousands of worlds on fire...”
Cordwainer Smith, The Rediscovery of Man

“Joan commented, upon sentence, "My body is your property, but my love is not. My love is my own, and I shall love you fiercely while you kill me.”
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“There is no time for fear. It's much too interesting.”
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