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Re: Frederik Pohl has passed away

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  • MaggyJ
    Another great author gone..RIP
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 3, 2013
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      Another great author gone..RIP

      --- In sciencefictionclassics@yahoogroups.com, "Amy Harlib" <aharlib@...> wrote:
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      > Pohl was one of the all-time greats.
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      > I loved his Gateway series so much!
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      > What a loss!
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      > Amy in NYC - life long lover of all things SF & F
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      > Subject: [SFC] Frederik Pohl has passed away
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      > This came across on one of my news feeds. Frederik Pohl died over the
      > weekend. He was born in 1919 and had a career that spanned from the pulpy
      > 1930s
      > to the present day. As an editor he brought and helped my great writers
      > get started.
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      > I just finished rereading his two classics - The Space Merchants and
      > Gladiator At Law - great collabs with C. M. Kornbuth.
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      > Pohl was a member of the Futurians, which included such great authors as
      > Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon Knight, Cyril Kornbluth, Robert A. W.
      > Lowndes, Judith Merril and Donald A. Wollheim.
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      > Who has read Pohl and what did you think of him?
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      > he will be missed.
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      > Chris
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      > (Madness takes its toll. Please have exact change)
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