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Carl Sagan

Astronomer, Author (9-Nov-1934 — 20-Dec-1996)


Yervant Terzian and Elizabeth M Bilson. Carl Sagan's Universe. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 1997. 282pp.

Daniel Cohen. Carl Sagan : Superstar Scientist. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co.. 1986. 160pp.

Keay Davidson. Carl Sagan : A Life. New York: J. Wiley & Sons. 1999. 540pp.

Charles Ginenthal. Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky. New York: Ivy Press Books. 1990. 359pp.

Tom Head. Conversations with Carl Sagan. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi. 2006. 167pp.

Ray Spangenburg and Kit Moser. Carl Sagan : A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Pub. Group. 2004. 131pp.

William Poundstone. Carl Sagan: A Life in the Cosmos. New York: Henry Holt. 1999. 473pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.619)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1285)

  10. Current Biography, 1970 Yearbook (pp.369-72)

  11. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.440)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.641)

  13. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.538a)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.438)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.300)

  16. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.421)

  17. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.460)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.132)

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