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Author photo. Jack L. Chalker (by Patti Kinlock, 2003)

Jack L. Chalker (by Patti Kinlock, 2003)

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Jack L. Chalker was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 17, 1944. He received a B. A. degree in English from Towson University and a graduate degree in English and history from Johns Hopkins University. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1978, he taught history and geography in the Baltimore public school system. He founded a publishing house, The Mirage Press, Ltd., which produces nonfiction and bibliographic works on science fiction and fantasy. He was the author of several science fiction series including the Well World series, the Dancing Gods series, and the G. O. D. Inc. series. He received numerous honors including the Dedalus Award in 1983, the Gold Medal of the West Coast Review of Books award in 1984, the Skylark Award in 1980, and the Hamilton-Brackett Memorial Award in 1979. He died of kidney failure and sepsis on February 11, 2005. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Quest for the Well of Souls 810 copies, 4 reviews
Exiles at the Well of Souls 810 copies, 7 reviews
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Twilight at the Well of Souls 738 copies, 4 reviews
The River of Dancing Gods 617 copies, 10 reviews
Lords of the Middle Dark 613 copies, 7 reviews
Pirates of the Thunder 560 copies, 4 reviews
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Warriors of the Storm 506 copies, 3 reviews
Masks of the Martyrs 502 copies, 2 reviews
Lilith: A Snake in the Grass 502 copies, 7 reviews
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Charon: A Dragon at the Gate 459 copies, 5 reviews
Spirits of Flux and Anchor 451 copies, 4 reviews
Medusa: a Tiger by the Tail 442 copies, 4 reviews
Echoes of the Well of Souls 413 copies, 2 reviews
When the Changewinds Blow 394 copies, 1 review
The Demons at Rainbow Bridge 392 copies, 6 reviews
Empires of Flux and Anchor 376 copies, 2 reviews
And the devil will drag you under 375 copies, 6 reviews
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Shadow of the Well of Souls 346 copies, 2 reviews
The Labyrinth of Dreams 338 copies, 3 reviews
Songs of the Dancing Gods 337 copies, 3 reviews
War of the Maelstrom 333 copies, 1 review
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The Run to Chaos Keep 323 copies, 7 reviews
Gods of the Well of Souls 312 copies, 1 review
Ninety Trillion Fausts 310 copies, 5 reviews
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Ghost of the Well of Souls 259 copies, 2 reviews
The Identity Matrix 254 copies, 2 reviews
Downtiming the Night Side 250 copies, 3 reviews
The Maze in the Mirror 248 copies, 1 review
The Messiah Choice 218 copies, 2 reviews
The Cybernetic Walrus 218 copies, 1 review
A War of Shadows 210 copies, 1 review
Priam's Lens 204 copies, 2 reviews
Horrors of the Dancing Gods 195 copies, 1 review
The Four Lords of the Diamond 173 copies, 2 reviews
Red Tape War (Author) 166 copies, 1 review
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Hot-Wired Dodo 149 copies
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Next of Kin (Introduction, some editions) 274 copies, 5 reviews
Alternate Presidents (Contributor) 224 copies, 7 reviews
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Great American Ghost Stories (Contributor) 34 copies
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