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Philip K. Dick Papers: Finding Aid
mssHM 53576-53639; mssFAC 1280-1281  
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This collection contains correspondence and manuscripts related to American science fiction writer Philip K. Dick (1928-198), dating from the 1967 to 1977. The bulk of the collection consists of 53 letters from Dick to his publisher, Doubleday and Company, concerning the publication of his novels and stories.
Born on December 16, 1928, in Chicago, science fiction writer Philip Kindred Dick was the author of 35 books and six collections of short stories, most dealing with the nature of reality. Dick received the Hugo Award in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle, a fantasy novel about Hitler winning World War II. His anti-drug novel, Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, won the Campbell Memorial Award in 1974. The movie Blade Runner was based on Dick's 1968 novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip Dick died of heart failure following a stroke, on March 2, 1982.
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