Jack Vance
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Born: August 28, 1916

Died: May 26, 2013 (aged 96)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, writer

Bio: John Holbrook Vance was an American mystery, fantasy and science fiction author. Most of his work has been published under the name Jack Vance. He has also written 11 mystery novels as John Holbrook Vance and three as Ellery Queen, and has once each used pseudonyms Alan Wade, Peter Held, John van See, and Jay Kavanse.

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