Joan D. Vinge

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Joan D. Vinge ( (listen); born April 2, 1948 as Joan Carol Dennison) is an American science fiction author. She is known for such works as her Hugo Award–winning novel The Snow Queen and its sequels, her series about the telepath named Cat, and her Heaven's Chronicles books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan D. Vinge has received more than 95,449 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Joan D. Vinge is the 5,140th most popular writer (down from 4,460th in 2019), the 9,549th most popular biography from United States and the 732nd most popular American Writer.

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  • 16

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  • 3.85

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  • 2.49

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Among writers, Joan D. Vinge ranks 5,140 out of 5,794Before her are Charles Wilkins, Howard Jacobson, Susanna Clarke, Edward Everett Hale, Ma Jian, and Anne Fine. After her are E. Pauline Johnson, Scott Turow, C. J. Sansom, Mehmed Uzun, Julio Llamazares, and Compton Mackenzie.

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Among people born in 1948, Joan D. Vinge ranks 511Before her are Georgi Yartsev, T Bone Burnett, Tom Scott, David Davis, Avi Toledano, and Howard Dean. After her are Viktor Matviyenko, Dick Quax, Alexandru Neagu, David Marks, Matti Yrjänä Joensuu, and Rubén Glaria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joan D. Vinge ranks 9,549 out of 15,968Before her are Kerri Walsh Jennings (1978), Joakim Noah (1985), Robert Benchley (1889), Grace Cunard (1893), Robert L. Stewart (1942), and Jack Medica (1914). After her are Eben Moglen (1959), Barbara Mikulski (1936), Wilfred Hudson Osgood (1875), John L. Phillips (1951), Ernie Banks (1931), and Howard Baker (1925).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Joan D. Vinge ranks 732Before her are Akiva Goldsman (1962), Anderson Cooper (1967), Michael Parenti (1933), Richard Price (1949), Michael Shermer (1954), and Edward Everett Hale (1822). After her are Scott Turow (1949), George Clayton Johnson (1929), Rebecca Solnit (1961), Richard Wilbur (1921), Cecily von Ziegesar (1970), and Steven S. DeKnight (1910).