Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1931-2014) US author whose Near-Future sf novel, The Last Days of the Late, Great State of California (1968), vividly depicts a San Andreas Fault Disaster, which causes much of California, including Los Angeles, to slide into the sea; some of the book's sidebar Ecological arguments, blaming Man for the destruction of the state, are laboured. [JC]
born Lamar, Colorado: 13 June 1931
died San Francisco, California: 10 July 2014
- The Last Days of the Late, Great State of California (New York: Putnam, 1968) [hb/]
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