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Walter Tevis (1928–1984)

Began publishing science-fiction with "The Ifth Of Oofth" (as Walter S. Tevis) in "Galaxy Science Fiction" in 1957. After first two novels, Tevis stopped writing, and became Professor of English at Ohio University. Left in 1978, resumed writing. See full bio »

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(age 56)

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Known For

The Hustler
The Hustler Writer
(1961)
The Color of Money
(1986)

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 1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth (TV Movie) (from the novel by)
 1986 The Color of Money (novel)
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth (from the novel by)
 1961 The Hustler (based on the novel by - as Walter S. Tevis)
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Alien Love (1959) ... (story)
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Novel: "The Queen's Gambit" See more »

Alternate Names:

Walter S. Tevis
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