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Jonathan Swift Somers III:
Cosmic Traveller in a Wheelchair
Genre Fictional biography
Type Short story
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Fictional Biographies
About Jonathan Swift Somers III, a fictional author / pseudonym of Philip José Farmer. He used the pseudonym for two stories, "A Scarletin Study" (1975) and "The Doge Whose Barque Was Worse Than His Bight" (1976).
This piece is published online, see here.
DESCRIPTION:
The 'biography' of the live, family and friends of Jonathan Swift Siomers III, and about his work and planned projects. It 'sounds' real, but is actually very funny. There are many references to other fictional and non fictional authors.
 
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FIRST PUBLICATION
in Scintillation
Carl Eugene Bennett
Portland, OR: Carl Eugene Bennett
Number 13
fanzine (28×21,5cm)
June 1977
56
$ 1.50
still from the Star Wars movie
Illustrated by William Rotsler and Dave Haugh.



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in Myths for the Modern Age (Philip José Farmer's Wold
Newton Universe)
Win Scott Eckert
Austin, TX: MonkeyBrain Books
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ISBN 1-932265-14-7
trade paperback (23×15cm)
10/2005
392
$ 14.95
John Picacio
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in Pearls from Peoria
Paul Spiteri
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 1-59606-059-X
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
09/2006 (1st) (trade edition)
12/2006 (2nd) (trade edition)
773
$ 45.00
Keith Howell & Charles Berlin
With a short introduction by the editor.

Keith Howell &
Charles Berlin
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in Pearls from Peoria
Paul Spiteri
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 1-59606-059-X
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
10/2006 (numbered, signed, in slipcase)
03/2007 (lettered, signed, in traycase)
773
$ 150.00 | $ 300.00
Keith Howell & Charles Berlin
With a short introduction by the editor.

Keith Howell &
Charles Berlin
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in Venus on the Half-Shell
London: Titan Books
A Grand Master Novel
ISBN 978-1-78116-306-1
trade paperback (20,5×13cm)
12/2013
314
£ 7.99 ($ 12.95)
not credited
Published as an afterword in this book.

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