William Gibson

William Gibson

Born: March 17, 1948

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, novelist

Biography: William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist who has been called the noir prophet of the cyberpunk subgenre. Gibson coined the term cyberspace in his short story Burning Chrome and later popularized the concept in his debut novel, Neuromancer.

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Source/Notes: The Miracle Worker (2008 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9781416559375

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Source/Notes: As quoted in: San Francisco Examiner, April 19, 1992. He repeated the quote later (See izquotes.com/quote/231877)