Tom Godwin





Tom Godwin


Born
in Arizona (?), The United States
June 06, 1915

Died
August 31, 1980

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Tom Godwin (1915–1980) was a science fiction author. Godwin published three novels and thirty short stories. His controversial hard SF short story "The Cold Equations" is a notable in the mid-1950s science fiction genre. He also had three novels published, but these stayed more firmly in John W. Campbell's preferred styles and are less notable. Graduated from Bay Village High School in Bay Village, Ohio.


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The Cold Equations and Othe...

3.84 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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The Survivors (Ragnarok, #1)

3.87 avg rating — 600 ratings — published 1958 — 44 editions
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The Cold Equations

3.75 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 1954 — 2 editions
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The Nothing Equation [Sci F...

3.42 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1957 — 7 editions
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Space Prison and Other Works

3.85 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Space Barbarians

3.39 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1964 — 4 editions
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Cry from a Far Planet

3.60 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1951 — 23 editions
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The Nothing Equation

3.18 avg rating — 11 ratings2 editions
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Space Prison

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“A machine does not care”
Tom Godwin, The Cold Equations

“Existence required order, and there was order; the laws of nature, irrevocable and immutable.”
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