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Frank Herbert

Author (8-Oct-1920 — 11-Feb-1986)


Brian Herbert. Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert. New York: Tor. 2003. 576pp.

Willis E. McNelly. The Dune Encyclopedia: The Complete, Authorized Guide and Companion to Frank Herbert's Masterpiece of the Imagination. New York: Berkley. 1984. 526pp.

Tim O'Reilly. Frank Herbert, the Maker of Dune: Insights of a Master of Science Fiction: The Definitive Guide to the Life Work of Science Fiction's Grandest Creator. New York: Berkley. 1987. 279pp.

William F. Touponce. Frank Herbert. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1988. 136pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.305)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.116)

  9. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.375-77)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.229)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.466)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.329)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.233)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.395-97)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.49)

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