Quotes by Cordwainer Smith

About Cordwainer Smith:

Cordwainer Smith is an archaic word for "a worker in cordwain or cordovan leather; a shoemaker", and a "smith" is "one who works in iron or other metals; esp. a blacksmith or farrier": two kinds of skilled workers with traditional materials.) Linebarger also employed the literary pseudonyms "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C. Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola). He died of a heart attack in 1966 at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, at age 53.

Author Bio

  • NameCordwainer Smith
  • DescriptionAmerican author
  • AliasesPaul Myron Anthony Linebarger
  • BornJuly 11, 1913
  • DiedAugust 6, 1966
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionAuthor; Novelist