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Robert Sheckley

a.k.a. Ned Lang *, Finn O'Donnevan *, Phillips Barbee *

Author Code: ARSH

Born: Jul. 16, 1928 - Brooklyn, New York, USA

Died: Dec. 9, 2005 - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

Educated at Columbia High School in New Jersey, Sheckley traveled to California after graduating and worked at a variety of jobs until entering military service in 1946. He served in Korea and was discharged in 1948. he returned to New York and received a degree from NYU in 1951. It was also that year that he sold his first story, Final Examination, to Imagination magazine. The 1950's were a prolific time in Sheckley's writing career, producing a number of novels and short story collections. He also wrote for TV, including episodes for Captain Video. His first collection of short stories, Untouched by Human Hands appeared in 1954 to critical acclaim. By the 1960's, Sheckley was one of the premier writers of science fiction and many consider him to be the best short story writer in the field. He moved to Ibiza in the 1970's and did not return to America until the 1980's. He became editor of OMNI Magazine in 1981. Sheckley's success as a writer did not extend to success as a husband. He was married five times. In addition to his SF work, he also produced seven crime fiction novels and some non-fiction. He died after suffering a brain aneurysm in 2005. His works include Pilgrimage to Earth (1957), Immortality, Inc. (1958), Nations: Unlimited (1960), Calibre .50 (1961), White Death (1963), The 10th Victim (1966), Dimension of Miracles (1968), The Robot Who Looked Like Me (1978), Dramocles (1983), Victim Prime (1987), Minotaur Maze (1990), Draconian New York (1996) and Uncanny Tales (2003).

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ARSH002 Ask a Foolish Question 1953 9 216k eBook Download PDF - 'Ask a Foolish Question' (ARSH002)   Download ePub - 'Ask a Foolish Question' (ARSH002) Find a printed copy of Ask a Foolish Question by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH004 Beside Still Waters 1953 5 229k eBook Download PDF - 'Beside Still Waters' (ARSH004)   Download ePub - 'Beside Still Waters' (ARSH004) Find a printed copy of Beside Still Waters by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH005 Cost of Living 1952 9 217k eBook Download PDF - 'Cost of Living' (ARSH005)   Download ePub - 'Cost of Living' (ARSH005) Find a printed copy of Cost of Living by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH011 Death Wish 1956 10 267k eBook Download PDF - 'Death Wish' (ARSH011)   Download ePub - 'Death Wish' (ARSH011) Find a printed copy of Death Wish by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH012 Diplomatic Immunity 1953 17 247k eBook Download PDF - 'Diplomatic Immunity' (ARSH012)   Download ePub - 'Diplomatic Immunity' (ARSH012) Find a printed copy of Diplomatic Immunity by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH006 Forever 1959 9 258k eBook Download PDF - 'Forever' (ARSH006)   Download ePub - 'Forever' (ARSH006) Find a printed copy of Forever by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH001 The Hour of Battle 1953 7 207k eBook Download PDF - 'The Hour of Battle' (ARSH001)   Download ePub - 'The Hour of Battle' (ARSH001) Find a printed copy of The Hour of Battle by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH003 Keep Your Shape 1953 16 271k eBook Download PDF - 'Keep Your Shape' (ARSH003)   Download ePub - 'Keep Your Shape' (ARSH003) Find a printed copy of Keep Your Shape by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH008 The Leech 1952 15 238k eBook Download PDF - 'The Leech' (ARSH008)   Download ePub - 'The Leech' (ARSH008) Find a printed copy of The Leech by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH013 One Man's Poison 1953 14 271k eBook Download PDF - 'One Man's Poison' (ARSH013)   Download ePub - 'One Man's Poison' (ARSH013) Find a printed copy of One Man's Poison by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH014 The Status Civilization 1960 106 497k eBook Download PDF - 'The Status Civilization' (ARSH014)   Download ePub - 'The Status Civilization' (ARSH014) Find a printed copy of The Status Civilization by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH007 Warm 1953 9 244k eBook Download PDF - 'Warm' (ARSH007)   Download ePub - 'Warm' (ARSH007) Find a printed copy of Warm by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH009 Warrior Race 1952 10 240k eBook Download PDF - 'Warrior Race' (ARSH009)   Download ePub - 'Warrior Race' (ARSH009) Find a printed copy of Warrior Race by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks
ARSH010 Watchbird 1953 19 231k eBook Download PDF - 'Watchbird' (ARSH010)   Download ePub - 'Watchbird' (ARSH010) Find a printed copy of Watchbird by Robert Sheckley at AbeBooks

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