Entry updated 11 June 2021. Tagged: Author.
Nickname and working name of Donald Wheeler (1937-2016), US author whose Matters of Form (1987) depicts the long campaign of a group of Aliens, stranded on Earth in the twentieth century, to Uplift human civilization to a level at which interstellar Space Flight is possible. Later sections of the book, introducing a second (and evil) alien race, are less effective. [JC]
born Anacortes, Washington: 9 July 1937
died Oregon City, Oregon: 31 March 2016
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