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Philip Jose Farmer (1918–2009)

The author of dozens of books and even more short stories, Philip Jose Farmer was born in Indiana in 1918 to George and Lucile Jackson Farmer, but has called Peoria, Illinois, home for most of his life. He revolutionized science-fiction with his 1952 short story (later a novel) titled "The Lovers", the first known science-fiction tale to portray ... See full bio »

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 2010 Riverworld (TV Movie) (Riverworld series of novels - as Philip José Farmer)
 2003 Riverworld (TV Movie) (novels)

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Novel (as Kilgore Trout): "Venus on the Half Shell" See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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Father of son, Philip Farmer, Jr., and daughter, Kristen. See more »

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