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Jerry Pournelle

Jerry PournelleAKA Jerry Eugene Pournelle

Born: 7-Aug-1933
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA
Died: 8-Sep-2017
Location of death: Studio City, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sci-Fi collaborator with Larry Niven

Military service: US Army

A science fiction author. He holds degrees in engineering, psychology and political science. Often collaborates with author Larry Niven, with whom he authored The Mote in God's Eye.

Wife: Roberta Jane Isdell Pournelle (m. 1959, five children)

    University: BS Psychology and Mathematics, University of Washington
    University: MS Experimental Statistics and Systems Engineering, University of Washington
    University: PhD Psychology, University of Washington
    University: PhD Political Science, University of Washington

    Byte Columnist (1982-2006)
    Dr. Dobb's Journal Columnist
    Rockwell Automation
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Lunar Society
    Royal Astronomical Society
    Society for Creative Anachronism Knight-Marshal of the West (1972-76)

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Author of books:
The Mote In God's Eye (1974)
The Gripping Hand (1993)
Janissaries (1979)
Clan and Crown (1982)
Storms of Victory (1987)
The Legacy of Heorot (1987)
The Dragons of Heorot (1995)
Beowulf's Children (1995)
Prince of Mercenaries (1989)
Falkenberg's Legion (1990)
Go Tell the Spartans (1991)
Prince of Sparta (1993)
Higher Education (1995)
Starswarm (1998)
The Burning City (2000)
The Burning Tower (2003)
Red Heroin (1965)
Red Dragon (1970)
Birth of Fire (1976)
Inferno (1976)
Lucifer's Hammer (1977)
Exiles to Glory (1978)
Footfall (1985)
The Children's Hour (1991)
Cities in Space (1991)
Fallen Angesl (1991)
PC Hardware: The Definitive Guide (2003)

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