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Harrison, Harry, 1925-2012


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  • Fuller Name

    • Harry Maxwell
  • Variants

    • us: Dempsey, Henry Maxwell, 1925-2012
    • us: Harrison, Henry Maxwell, 1925-2012
    • us: Гаррисон, Гарри, 1925-2012
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  • Sources

    • found: His Deathworld, 1960.
    • found: His Stainless steel visions, 1993: CIP pub. info. (lives in Ireland)
    • found: The encyclopedia of science fiction, 1993 (Harry Harrison; US writer, now usually resident in Ireland; born 1925 as Henry Maxwell Dempsey, though father changed his name to Harrison soon after son's birth)
    • found: Guardian WWW site, Aug. 15, 2012 (Harry Harrison; Henry Maxwell Harrison; b. Mar. 12, 1925, Stamford, Conn.; his father, Henry Dempsey, changed his name to Harrison soon after Harry's birth, but the son did not find out until he applied for a passport, aged 30, that his own name was still Dempsey; he then changed his name legally to Harrison, but in later years sometimes used Hank Dempsey as a pseudonym [no publications in LC database]; d. Aug. 15, 2012; popular author of science fiction with a serious purpose and a subversive wit)
    • found: Internet speculative fiction database, 27 May 2014 (Harry Harrison; Harry Maxwell Harrison; born 12 March 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut; died 15 August 2012)
    • found: Encyclopedia of science fiction, 27 May 2014 (Harry Harrison; US illustrator, editor, writer; born Henry Maxwell Dempsey; born 12 March 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut; died 15 August 2012 in Crowborough, Uckfield, East Sussex)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed March 14, 2017: Harry Harrison page (Before becoming an editor and writer, Harrison started in the science fiction field as an illustrator, notably with EC Comics' two science fiction comic book series, Weird Fantasy and Weird Science. In these and other comic book stories, he most often worked with Wally Wood. W
  • LC Classification

    • PS3558.A667
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
    • [AACR 1 form: Harrison, Harry]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-08-13: new
    • 2017-03-15: revised
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