(1917-1981) US author best known for his collaborations with H Beam Piper on the sf action novel Crisis in 2140 (February-March 1953 Astounding as "Null-ABC"; 1957) and on A Planet for Texans (March 1957 Fantastic Universe as "Lone Star Planet"; 1958). These books are not readily distinguishable from Piper's solo efforts. McGuire wrote two other stories with Piper and four solo 1957-1964. [JC]
see also: Colonization of Other Worlds; Crime and Punishment.
John Joseph McGuire
born Altoona, Pennsylvania: 15 August 1917
died 1 August 1981
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