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James Tiptree (1915 – 1987)

Pen name of American science fiction author Alice Bradley Sheldon, used from 1967 to her death.
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James Tiptree
You can understand why a system would seek information - but why in hell does it offer information? Why do we strive to be understood? Why is a refusal to accept communication so painful?
Tiptree quotes
Anyone who shoots a real gun at you when drunk and angry is simply not husband material, regardless of his taste in literature.
Our fellow passenger was Major Grogan, who thirty years before had been the first white man to go from the Cape to Cairo. It took him three years, one whole year in the marshes of the Sudd; his two companions died. It is said he ate them; I think so. He looked like a sensible man.

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