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Elizabeth Moon was born March 7, 1945, and grew up in McAllen, Texas, graduating from McAllen High School in 1963. She has a B.A. in History from Rice University (1968) and another in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin (1975) with graduate work in Biology at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She served in the USMC from 1968 to 1971, first at MCB Quantico and then at HQMC. She married Richard Moon, a Rice classmate and Army officer, in 1969; they moved to the small central Texas town where they still live in 1979. They have one son, born in 1983. (Publisher Fact Sheets) Elizabeth Moon was born on March 7, 1945 in Texas. She received a B.A. in history from Rice University in 1968 and a B.S. in biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1975 with graduate work in biology at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1971. In the early 1980s, she wrote the Florence News column for the county weekly newspaper. She is a science fiction and fantasy author. In 1986, she published her first science fiction story in the monthly magazine Analog and the anthology series Sword and Sorceress. Her first novel, The Sheepfarmer's Daughter, was published in 1988 and won the Compton Crook Award in 1989. Her other works include Remnant Population, Oath of Fealty, Kings of the North, and Echoes of Betrayal. She has won several awards including the Nebula Award for Best Novel for The Speed of Dark in 2003 and the Heinlein Award in 2007. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Against the Odds 949 copies, 10 reviews
Oath of Gold 922 copies, 16 reviews
Divided Allegiance 917 copies, 21 reviews
Oath of Fealty 690 copies, 32 reviews
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Surrender None 561 copies, 6 reviews
Heris Serrano 470 copies, 11 reviews
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The Planet Pirates 416 copies, 2 reviews
Echoes of Betrayal 384 copies, 14 reviews
The Legacy of Gird 341 copies, 3 reviews
Cold Welcome 291 copies, 10 reviews
Phases 267 copies
Limits of Power 267 copies, 12 reviews
Crown of Renewal 238 copies, 16 reviews
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