Gene Brewer


Born
in Muncie, Indiana, The United States
July 04, 1937

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Gene R. Brewer was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana and educated at DePauw University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before becoming a novelist Dr. Brewer studied DNA replication and cell division at several major research institutions, including St. Jude Children's REsearch Hospital (Memphis) and Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland). He is the author of the acclaimed K-PAX trilogy, a memoir (Creating K-PAX), a story for young adults ("Alejandro" in Twice Told), and the stage adaptation of his novel, K-PAX. He lives in New York City and Vermont with his wife and their dog Flower. Hobbies are flying, running, chess, astronomy/cosmology, music, theater, and of course, reading (favorite author: Kurt Vonnegut). Passions inclu ...more

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K-Pax (K-Pax, #1)

4.09 avg rating — 2,703 ratings — published 1995 — 38 editions
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K-PAX The Trilogy (K-PAX, #...

4.12 avg rating — 1,313 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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On a Beam of Light (K-Pax, #2)

3.77 avg rating — 1,056 ratings — published 2001 — 10 editions
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The Worlds of Prot (K-Pax, #3)

3.64 avg rating — 614 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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A New Visitor from the Cons...

3.33 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Svět podle prota / Na světe...

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The Coming of the Bullocks ...

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Becoming Human

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Creating K-Pax -Or- Are You...

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K-Pax Redux: A Play, Screen...

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“Education stems from the desire to learn. With that, you don't need schools. Without it, all the schools in the UNIVERSE are useless.”
Gene Brewer, K-Pax

“A false hope gives only false comfort.”
Gene Brewer, K-PAX The Trilogy

“Why do human beings have the peculiar impression that belief is the same as truth?"
"Because sometimes the truth hurts. Sometimes we need to believe in a better truth."
"What better truth can there be than truth?”
Gene Brewer, K-PAX The Trilogy

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