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Free Live Free

Free Live Free( )
Author: Wolfe, Gene
Publication Date:Oct 1985
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Tor Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Weird science fiction in a contemporary setting, here is one of Gene Wolfe's major novels--now back in print! Four people in contemporary Chicago become caught up in searching for the lost treasure of Benjamin Free. Jim Stubb, an out-of-work detective; Madame Serpentina, the occultist; Ozzie Barnes, the salesman; and Candy Garth, the generous and overweight prostitute, are brought together for a time to live in Free's house, a house scheduled for demolition. When the demolition...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.45 x 9.53 x 1.38 Inches
Book Weight:1.62 Pounds
Author Biography
Wolfe, Gene (Author)
Gene Wolfe was born in New York City on May 7, 1931. He dropped out of Texas A&M University during his junior year and was drafted into the Army to fight in the Korean War. After the war, he received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Houston. He worked as an industrial engineer for Procter and Gamble, where he developed the machine that cooks the dough used to make Pringles potato chips. He was an editor of the trade journal Plant Engineering from 1972 to 1984 before retiring to become a full-time writer.

His books include The Fifth Head of Cerberus, Peace, The Book of the New Sun, and The Land Across. He has won the Campbell Memorial Award, the Locus Award four times, and the Nebula Award and the World Fantasy Award two times each. In 1996, he was given the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.


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