Rick Cook





Rick Cook


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January 01, 1944

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Rick Cook is a journalist, computer hacker, and fantasy author best known for his "Wiz" series of books. Since his hospitalization in 2000 he has not resumed fiction writing.

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Wiz Biz 2, the second two novels in the series should be available in electronic form on Baen books website. Unfortunately I don't have any control over reprints. --RC
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Average rating: 3.89 · 6,106 ratings · 203 reviews · 19 distinct worksSimilar authors
Wizard's Bane (Wiz, #1)

3.84 avg rating — 1,851 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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The Wizardry Compiled (Wiz,...

3.88 avg rating — 752 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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The Wizardry Consulted (Wiz...

3.89 avg rating — 719 ratings — published 1995
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The Wizardry Cursed (Wiz, #3)

3.88 avg rating — 648 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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The Wizardry Quested (Wiz, #5)

3.89 avg rating — 441 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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The Wiz Biz (Wiz, #1-2)

4.09 avg rating — 366 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Mall Purchase Night

3.44 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Cursed and Consulted (Wiz, ...

4.06 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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Limbo System

3.33 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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The Wizardry Capitalized (W...

3.78 avg rating — 23 ratings
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“Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.”
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled

“Moira nodded vigorously. She didn't know what BASIC or COBOL were, except that Wiz said they caused brain damage in those who used them.”
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled
tags: humor

“Jerry thought about what a letter of recommendation from a council of wizards would look like in his resume file.
"Totally secret," he said firmly.”
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled
tags: humor

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A book I've been meaning to read, a book I was recommended and enjoyed, a book I read on my own and enjoyed, and a book of short stories by a well known author :)

 
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