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R.I.P. Jerry Pournelle

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R.I.P. Jerry Pournelle
Post by Charybdis   » Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:24 pm

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He apparently had a 'peaceful' passing in his sleep (09/08/2017) following a pleasant time at DragonCon. Generally given credit for the first book authored entirely on a computer (1977), he was also a BYTE Magazine Columnist (Chaos Manor), co-author with Larry Niven of multiple novels, Science and Space advocate and a 'father' of military SF.

I am sure that many of us will be raising a glass to his shade! Fare thee well!
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Re: R.I.P. Jerry Pournelle
Post by Daryl   » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:14 pm

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Charybdis wrote:He apparently had a 'peaceful' passing in his sleep (09/08/2017) following a pleasant time at DragonCon. Generally given credit for the first book authored entirely on a computer (1977), he was also a BYTE Magazine Columnist (Chaos Manor), co-author with Larry Niven of multiple novels, Science and Space advocate and a 'father' of military SF.

I am sure that many of us will be raising a glass to his shade! Fare thee well!

Sad news. His stories brought much pleasure to many, and helped develop the genre.
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