Plauger, P J

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(1944-    ) US physicist and author, involved professionally in computers. He began publishing sf with "Epicycle" for Analog in November 1973, being best known for "Child of All Ages" (March 1975 Analog), about an immortal woman (see Immortality) who perpetually retains the body of a child; he won the John W Campbell Award for Best New Author in 1975. The novel-length "Fighting Madness" (in Analog Annual, anth 1976, ed Ben Bova) remains unpublished in book form, as does "Wergild" (May-June 1994 Analog). [JC/PN]

Phillip James Plauger

born Petersburg, West Virginia: 13 January 1944



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