Chad Oliver

American anthropologist and fiction author (1928-1993)

Symmes Chadwick Oliver (30 March 1928 – 9 August 1993) was an American anthropologist and science fiction and Western writer.

Quotes edit

Short fiction edit

  • One thing about a science: it works.
    If an engineer knows his business, his bridge does not fall down.

The Winds of Time (1956) edit

All page numbers are from the trade paperback reprint published by Avon in Equinox Books SF Rediscovery ISBN 0-380-00318-X
  • His eyes told him the truth: Lake City was not precisely a ghost town, but the coffin was ready and the hole was dug.
    • Chapter 1 (p. 2)
  • He talked, and listened, and tried to do the hardest thing of all.
    He tried to understand.
    • Chapter 4 (p. 27)
  • He has looked long at the stars, and that is the beginning of wisdom.
    • Chapter 6 (p. 38)

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