H Beam Piper

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Birthday
23, 1904
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 6, 1964 (60)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1904
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 6, 1964 (60)

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An American science fiction author, he is particularly known for his Terro-Human Future History series. He is also the author of the shorter Paratime series.

Before Fame

Before beginning his literary career, he worked as a night watchman for a Pennsylvania railroad.

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A common theme in his work is the idea of history repeating itself.

Family Life

He grew up near Altoona, Pennsylvania. He committed suicide in 1964.

Associated With

He and Jack Williamson were both influential science fiction writers.

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