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   Writers: Vernor Vinge (1944 - , United States)  
  About the author  

Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin and raised in Central Michigan, science fiction writer Vernor Vinge is the son of geographers. Fascinated by science and particularly computers from an early age, he has a Ph.D. in computer science, and taught mathematics and computer science at San Diego State University for thirty years.

Sought widely as a speaker to both business and scientific groups, he lives in San Diego, California.


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  1976.  Witling, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
1984.  Peace War, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
1985.  True Names: And the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier   (Amazon - Alibris)
1986.  Marooned in Realtime   (Amazon - Alibris)
1987.  Tatja Grimm's World   (Amazon - Alibris)

1987.  True Names... and Other Dangers   (Amazon - Alibris)
1988.  Threats ... and Other Promises   (Amazon - Alibris)
1991.  Across Realtime   (Amazon - Alibris)
1992.  Fire Upon the Deep, A   (Amazon - Alibris)
1999.  Deepness in the Sky, A   (Amazon - Alibris)

2001.  Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
2006.  Rainbows End   (Amazon - Alibris)
2011.  Children of the Sky, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
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Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge, The
  • Across Real Time
  • Qeng Ho
      Recurring themes  

  • Far Futures (4 books)
  • After the Apocalypse - Post-holocaust - Apocalypse (3 books)
  • Galactic Empires, Leagues & Federations (3 books)
  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials (3 books)
  • Intelligent Animals - Talking Animals - Sentient Animals (3 books)
      Internet links  
  • Official website
  • (Wayback Machine - Google cache) 
  • Singular Vernor Vinge Page
  • (Wayback Machine - Google cache)

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