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Joan D. Vinge, 1948 - Joan Dennison Vinge was born April 2, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland to Seymour W. Dennison, an engineer, and Carol Erwin, an executive secretary. Vinge attended San Kiego State University and received a B.A. in anthropology, with highest honors. She was married to author Vernor S. Vinge from 1972-1979. Vinge began writing professionally in 1973 and her first story, "Tin Soldier," appeared in Orbit 14 in 1974. Her story, "Eyes of Amber," won the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novelette. Her novel "The Snow Queen" won the Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel in 1981, "Psion" was named a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association and "Return of the Jedi Storybook" was the #1 bestseller on the New York Times Book Review List for two months. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Snow Queen 2,178 copies, 49 reviews
The Summer Queen 898 copies, 10 reviews
Catspaw 875 copies, 11 reviews
World's End (Author) 724 copies, 11 reviews
Psion 693 copies, 12 reviews
Dreamfall 577 copies, 9 reviews
Tangled Up In Blue 387 copies, 8 reviews
Eyes of Amber and Other Stories 259 copies, 3 reviews
Ladyhawke 246 copies, 3 reviews
Outcasts of Heaven Belt 221 copies, 10 reviews
Alien Blood (Psion / Catspaw) 176 copies, 1 review
Heaven Chronicles 173 copies, 2 reviews
Phoenix in the Ashes 167 copies, 4 reviews
Fireship {novella} 164 copies, 1 review
Return to Oz: A Novel 147 copies, 2 reviews
Dune Storybook 130 copies, 1 review
Lost In Space 120 copies
Cowboys & Aliens 114 copies, 7 reviews
47 Ronin 45 copies
Eyes Of Amber [short story] 9 copies, 1 review
Tin Soldier 7 copies, 1 review
The Peddler's Apprentice (Author) 6 copies
Psión 1 copy
Ladysmith 1 copy
The Left Hand of Darkness (Preface, some editions) 14,282 copies, 356 reviews
A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (Contributor) 356 copies, 6 reviews
Imaginary Lands (Contributor) 343 copies, 4 reviews
Millennial Women (Contributor) 267 copies, 1 review
The Hugo Winners: Volume Four (1976-1979) (Contributor) 209 copies, 2 reviews
The 1976 Annual World's Best SF (Author) 193 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #8 (Contributor) 179 copies, 1 review
The 1978 Annual World's Best SF (Contributor, some editions) 179 copies
Dragons of Darkness (Contributor) 163 copies, 3 reviews
Serve It Forth: Cooking with Anne McCaffrey (Contributor) 141 copies, 2 reviews
Moonsinger's Friends: In Honor of Andre Norton (Afterword, some editions) 134 copies, 1 review
Basilisk (Contributor) 127 copies, 4 reviews
Dragons: The Greatest Stories (Contributor) 115 copies
Futures from Nature (Contributor) 110 copies, 5 reviews
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (Contributor) 94 copies, 3 reviews
Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science (Contributor) 81 copies, 1 review
Space Mail II (Contributor) 59 copies
Isaac Asimov's Wonders of the World (Contributor) 43 copies
Riding the Torch / The Tin Soldier (Author) 36 copies, 1 review
Women of Vision : Essays by Women Writing Science Fiction (Contributor, some editions) 32 copies, 1 review
Analog Anthology #2: Readers' Choice (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
Orbit 16 (Contributor) 12 copies
Science Fiction Almanach 1981. (Author, some editions) 10 copies
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazin I. (Contributor) 10 copies, 1 review
I Premi Hugo 1976-1983 (Contributor) 3 copies
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