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John Holbrook Vance (born August 28, 1916 in San Francisco, California)
is an American fantasy and science fiction author. Most of his work
has been published under the name Jack Vance. Vance has published
11 mysteries as John Holbrook Vance and 3 as Ellery Queen. Other
pen names include Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, and Jay Kavanse.[citation
Among his awards are: Hugo Awards, in 1963 for The Dragon Masters
and in 1967 for The Last Castle; a Nebula Award in 1966, also for
The Last Castle; the Jupiter Award in 1975; the World Fantasy Award
in 1984 for life achievement and in 1990 for Lyonesse: Madouc; an
Edgar (the mystery equivalent of the Nebula) for the best first
mystery novel in 1961 for The Man in the Cage; in 1992, he was Guest
of Honor at the WorldCon in Orlando, Florida; and in 1997 he was
named a SFWA Grand Master.