Jack Vance

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Born in San Francisco, Vance attended the University of California, studying mining engineering, then physics, and then journalism. He served in the Merchant Marines during War II, twice on ships that were torpedoed. More information on Jack Vance can be found in Jerry Hewett's The Work of Jack Vance.

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Awards:

  • 1963. The Dragon Masters Hugo, Short Fiction
  • 1966. The Last Castle Nebula, Novella
  • 1967. The Last Castle Hugo, Best Novelette
  • 1984. World Fantasy, Life Achievement
  • 1990. Lyonesse: Madouc [vt Madouc (1990 UK)] World Fantasy, Best Novel
  • 1996. Nebula, Grand Master Award
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