Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1912-2009) US soldier and author, most famous for a nonfantastic novel, The Ugly American (1958) with Eugene L Burdick. Of sf interest is Sarkhan (1965; vt The Deceptive American 1977) with Eugene L Burdick, a Near Future tale set in the fictional South-East Asian state of Sarkhan featured in The Ugly American, and now subject to Communist takeover. [JC]
William Julius Lederer Jr
born New York: 31 March 1912
died Baltimore, Maryland: 5 December 2009
- Sarkhan (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965) with Eugene L Burdick [hb/]
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