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Harry Harrison was born Henry Maxwell Dempsey on March 12, 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut. He was drafted into the U. S. Air Corps in 1943 and became a sharpshooter, a military policeman, a gunnery instructor, and a specialist in the prototypes of computer-guided bomb-sights and gun turrets. After being discharged, he graduated from Hunter College with a degree in art. By the end of the 1940s, he was running a small studio that specialized in selling illustrations to comics and science-fiction magazines. He then moved on to editing some of the magazines. As the market for comics began to shrink, he started writing for science-fiction magazines. He wrote short science fiction stories and novels including Deathworld, Captive Universe, Montezuma's Revenge, Star Smashers of the Galaxy Rangers, Stonehenge, West of Eden, Stars and Stripes Forever. He also wrote the Stainless Steel Rat series and the Bill, the Galactic Hero series. His novel Make Room! Make Room! Was the inspiration for the movie Soylent Green. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Hank Dempsey, Felix Boyd, Wade Kaempfert, Cameron Hall, Philip St. John, and Leslie Charteris. He died on August 15, 2012 at the age of 87. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Stainless Steel Rat Is Born 1,491 copies, 12 reviews
The Stainless Steel Rat 1,462 copies, 25 reviews
Make Room! Make Room! 1,405 copies, 45 reviews
The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You! 1,371 copies, 9 reviews
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West of Eden 1,190 copies, 21 reviews
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Bill, the Galactic Hero 1,060 copies, 17 reviews
Deathworld Trilogy 1,000 copies, 17 reviews
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Winter in Eden 802 copies, 7 reviews
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Return To Eden 638 copies, 5 reviews
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Planet of the Damned 605 copies, 8 reviews
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