Poul Anderson wrote stories ranging throughout time and space, from the near future to the far future, tales set on Earth, other planets, and galaxies distant... sometimes with a bit of time travel added to the brew.
Call me Joe is the first of a multi-volume compendium of Poul Anderson's best works from a writing career that spans over 50 years and contains 26 stories, including:
"Call Me Joe"
"The Helping Hand"
"The Man Who Came Early"
"The Sharing of Flesh" (1969 Hugo winner)
About the Author
Poul Anderson (1926 - 2001)
Poul William Anderson was born in Pennsylvania to Scandinavian parents. His family lived for a time in Denmark but moved back to the United States after the outbreak of the Second World War. They settled in Minnesota, where Anderson received a degree in physics from the University of Minnesota.
Anderson began writing while still an undergraduate and published his first story in 1947. He was active throughout the second half of the twentieth century, producing such classic works as the Dominic Flandry books and The High Crusade
, and winning multiple Hugo and Nebula awards. He has served as President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and was a founding member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. In 1998 he was named an SFWA Grand Master. He collaborated regularly with wife, Karen, and their daughter is married to noted SF writer Greg Bear. Poul Anderson died in July 2001.
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