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Timothy Zahn

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Timothy Zahn attended Michigan State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1973. He then moved to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and achieved an M.S. degree in physics in 1975. While he was pursuing a doctorate in physics, his adviser became ill and died. Zahn never completed the doctorate. In 1975 he had begun writing science fiction as a hobby, and he became a professional writer. He and his wife Anna live in Bandon, Oregon. They have a son, Corwin Zahn.

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“If you don't want to be noticed, you don't use a Star Destroyer.”
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“Without trust, there can be no genuine peace. Neither in politics, nor in the quiet individuality of the heart and spirit.”
Timothy Zahn, Vision of the Future
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“You're not the last of the old Jedi, Luke, you're the first of the new”
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