Russell Hoban

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Birthday
4, 1925
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 3, 2011 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1925
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Dec 3, 2011 (86)

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An American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and poetry, he is known for works such as Kleinzeit, Pilgermann, and The Medusa Frequency. He was a 1982 recipient of the Campbell Memorial Award.

Before Fame

He enlisted in the Army when he was eighteen years old and served in the Philippines and Italy as a radio operator during World War II.

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He received the Whitbread Prize in 1974.

Family Life

His three-decade marriage to Lillian Aberman produced four children. With his second wife, Gundula Ahl, he had three more children.

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Glenda Jackson admired Hoban's literary work.

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