Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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hippies California 1989 Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 155. "She nodded reluctantly. 'I guess you could say that's what I was. A Berkeley hippie, anyhow. I came down to the Haight sometimes. I danced at the Fillmore--I guess that qualifies.'

Michael said, 'There was a thing about it on TV a couple of years ago. The Summer of Love.'

Laura's smile receded. 'The Summer of Love was nothing but hype. It was the end of everything. Ten thousand people trying to live in the Panhandle. You know what Haight Street was by the end of the so-called Summer of Love? It was where a lot of homeless teenagers went to get hepatitis. Or VD. Or raped, or pregnant. It was a disaster . . . everybody was talking about going away.' " [More.]

hippies California 1993 Shiner, Lewis. Glimpses. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 243. "'It was basically the slow deflation of hippie. It receded, and what was left in its wake was very big colors and flared trousers...' " [More.]
hippies California 1995 Powers, Tim. Earthquake Weather. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 111. "'...I hope you're right about the spray stuff. He was the chief of a hippie commune, like the Diggers, you know? A group that fed homeless runaways...' " [More.]
hippies California 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 96. "The California Senate race eclipsed the presidential campaign briefly today when the incumbent Reverend-Senator Cliff Jacobs (New Right Collation [sic]) denounced his opponent, Raven Starwater (Earth Powers Collective) as a Satanist.

'The 'Earth Powers Coop' are a bunch of hippie-freak Satanists who smear the sanctity of this High office,' said Jacobs before a supportive crowd. 'If Ms. Starwater looked into her crystal ball, she'd see who's going to win this election: good always triumphs over evil.' "

hippies California: Berkeley 1996 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 203. "'In 1967, the University of California, Berkeley, was home to the hippie movement, a movement that preached making love not war, a movement that embraced the family of man.' "
hippies California: Berkeley 1997 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 4. "Disrespectful, thought Molly: you come to the very home of the 1960s hippie movement, you should grow your hair a little long. "
hippies California: Los Angeles 1989 Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 41. "Laura wore ancient denims and a T-shirt that had been dyed a blinding variety of colors. Her hair was braided and she had painted what looked like the signs of the zodiac on her fingernails. Karen felt strangely outmaneuvered by this, this visible declaration of eccentricity. She might be able to talk her sister out of a bad idea, a stupid plan: but a wardrobe was too concrete. That's why they dress this way, she thought, to bother ordinary people. " [Other refs., not in DB.]
hippies California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 127. "...and the routed cherrywood decoupaged J. FRANCIS STRUBE name placque that a client had handcrafted for him and that he'd been embarrassed to put out his desk because people might think he represented hippie dopers. "
hippies California: San Francisco 1966 Rocklynne, Ross. "Ching Witch! " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 24. [Afterword] Pg. 24-25: "Haight-Ashbury, 1966. I visited there for 10 days in November of that year, staying in a semi-hippie type apartment run by my two sons and one other. Bob Dylan... Joan Baez... Pot there was not (that I knew). The older son handed me a stack of Marvel comics and remarked, incredibly, that Stan Lee and what he was saying was part of the religion of the Berkeley/Haight-Ashbury scene. I was entranced with the Hulk, with Prince Namor of Atlantis, with The Fantastic Four, with Doctor Strange, the Mighty Thor, and others... flower children... Eastern instruments... Cole St... psychedelic shops... Indian head-dress... " [More]
hippies California: San Francisco 1977 Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 50. "...books from Merck's Manual to Colette, The Family of Man to Henry Miller, Edgar Rice to William S. Burroughs to George Borrow (The Gypsies in Spain, Wild Wales, and The Zincali); a copy of Nostig's The Subliminal Occult (that really startled Franz); a lot of hippie, Indian, and American Indian beadwork; hash-smoking accessories... "
hippies California: San Francisco 1977 Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 53. "Gun added, 'The hippie-era analogue to the SS Nazis being the Manson family. " [More.]
hippies California: San Francisco 1991 Blaylock, James P. The Paper Grail. New York: Ace Books (1991); pg. 73. "The glue looked like an old hippie--the brother of the Patchwork Girl from Oz. "
hippies galaxy 1966 Adams, Douglas. "Young Zaphod Plays it Safe " in The More Than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide. Avenel, New Jersey: Wings Books (1989; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 622. "He said, 'It doesn't matter. He [Zaphod] can say what he likes. No one would believe him. It's why we chose to use him rather than do anything official, isn't it? The more wild the story he tells, the more it'll sound like he's some hippy adventurer making it up. He can even say that we said this and it'll make him sound like a paranoid.' "
hippies galaxy 2269 Bear, Greg. Corona (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2000; 1st ed. 1984); pg. 53. "'Accepting charity was hard. My people were Hippies, you know. They wanted to be self-sufficient, to get away from the Galactic government and set up their own commune. Most came from the Martian mining towns originally. They needed the rescue ships, but they weren't glad to see them. We never have approved of military venturing.'

'I thought Hippies were from the 20th century.'

'Communes on Mars started them up again. People on Yalbo changed a lot of things. We're Humanists. We believe that everything in the Galaxy centers on human beings, and that all other species are subordinate' "

hippies Israel 33 C.E. Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 195-196. "'They lived communally and believed that physical and spiritual cleanliness were intimately connected. They were constantly bathing themselves, lying naked under the sun, purging themselves with enemas, and going to extreme lengths to make sure that their food was pure and uncontaminated...'

'They [Essenes] sound kind of like hippies.'

'The connection has been made before, but it is faulty in many ways. The Essenes were strictly religious and would never have taken drugs.' "

hippies Kansas 1989 Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1991); pg. 9. "My therapy group, by the way, is for Disturbed Adult Children of Dead Rockers and Hippies. (This is my own title. Sharon calls us 'Post-Traumatic Victims of Popular Culture,' or something like that.) Neither of my parents played in a band, but they both died for love of rock 'n' roll, and I figure that qualifies me. I have always been disappointed, though, that both Mother and my father C. passed through their crucial years before they could have tried to qualify as hippies. I would have much preferred the name 'Wheatfield in the Sun' to 'Oliver.' "
hippies Kansas 1989 Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1991); pg. 126. "Mother... began to buy more and more books and magazines devoted to UFO investigations and speculations concerning the lost continent of Atlantis, apparently figuring that if she couldn't indulge in hippie-type weirdness, she'd settle for any kind of weirdness she could find. "
hippies Louisiana 1987 Shepard, Lucius. Green Eyes. New York: Ace Books (1984); pg. 107. "...framed by a hippie-length fringe of brown hair. "
hippies Nepal 2015 McAuley, Paul J. "The Rift " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 57. "He'd come here [to Brazil] to prove that he was still who they all thought he was, Ralph Read, the Old Man, Himalayan veteran back when Katmandu hadn't been full of Bad German cooking and American hippies, before the real explorers had run out of world to explore... "
hippies Nevada 2011 Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 290. "This was the Great Basin of Nevada... To the south was the infamous Area 51, still a center of mystery and speculation. To the northwest, in the Black Rock desert, hippies and aging punks and other fringe meatware had gathered for decades for their Burning Man Festival, an annual orgy of gunplay, punk rock, and off-road driving. "
hippies New Mexico 1990 Byatt, A.S. Possession. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1990); pg. 337. "...had totally failed to survive Leonora and the cut-throat ideological battles of structuralism, post-structuralism, Marxism, deconstruction and feminism. His little book on harmony and discord in The Bostonians had come at just the wrong time. Leonora had joined in the feminist attack on its approval of James's anxiety about the 'sentiment of sex' in Boston in 1860, and had gone off with a hippy poet, Saul Drucker, to live in a commune in New Mexico. "
hippies New York: New York City 1969 Milan, Victor. "Transfigurations " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 256. Pg. 255: "She wore a frilly peasant blouse embroidered with mushrooms and planets, a voluminous skirt tie-dyed into what reminded Mark of nothing so much as fireworks displays in Disneyland. "; Pg. 256: "'...I almost feel I'd like to be part of this whole hippie thing.'

'Hippie?' she said with a patrician snort. 'Mark, where've you been? It's 1969. The hippie movement's been dead for two years.' She shook her head. 'Have you actually done any of these drugs you're trying to study?' " [Many refs. throughout story.]

hippies New York: New York City 1971 Bryant, Edward & Leanne C. Harper. "Down Deep " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 287. "Rosemary had her own apartment which, until recently, she had shared with C.C. Ryder. C.C. was a vocal hippie. Rosemary had made sure that her father and C.C. never met. The consequences were too horrible to consider. "
hippies New York: New York City 1991 Milan, Victor. "Madman across the Water " in Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1991); pg. 94. Pg. 94: "The only things out of place were the two men standing in the middle of all that gleaming technology. The CLET strike force had been briefed to expect the kind of scum that would hang around an overage hippie. Not a middle-aged black guy... "; Pg. 97: "It didn't really matter. Make Love Not War were the words he'd always lived by. "; Pg. 103: "Captain Trips. The ace who has the friends. Jumpin' Jack Flash, Starshine, Moonchild..' "; Pg. 111: "Summer of Love " [Other refs., not in DB.]
hippies New York: New York City 1992 Adams, Douglas. Mostly Harmless. New York: Ballantine (2000; c. 1992); pg. 14. [Hotel operator mispronounces the word 'happy.'] "'You have a message from Gary Andress,' said the operator.

'Yes?' said Tricia... 'What does it say.'

'Not hippy,' said the operator.

'Not what?' said Tricia.

'Hippy. What it says. Guy says he's not a hippy. I guess he wanted you to know that. You want the number?' "

hippies New York: New York City 1999 Kessel, John. Good News from Outer Space. New York: Tor (1990; c. 1989); pg. 116. "In the beginning, Richard had been suspicious of George. All that ex-hippie earnestness. "
hippies New York: New York City 2002 ; pg. Chap. 5, pg. 19-20. Thor: "Your jaw is broken, your ribs are cracked and one of your lungs has just been punctured, Banner. Have you tasted enough of Mjolnir yet? "; Hulk: "Nah, Thor's hammer just make Hulk horny for Betty again, hippie! "
hippies Oregon: Portland 2002 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Lathe of Heaven. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1971); pg. 90. "'I dunno where he's gone to,' Manager said crossly, and looked at her for help. 'You think he hanaccident? Something?' Manager wore the fringed buckskin coat, the Cody mane, the Aquarius emblem necklace of his youth: he apparently had not changed his clothes for thirty years. He had an accusing Dylan whine. He even smelled of marijuana. Old hippies never die. "
hippies Oregon: Portland 2002 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Lathe of Heaven. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1971); pg. 102. "'...My father was black and my mother was white. It's kind of interesting. He was a real militant Black Power type, back in the seventies, you know, and she was a hippie. He was from a welfare family in Albinia, no father, and she was a corporation lawyer's daughter from Portland Heights. Anda dropout, and went on drugs, and all that stuff they used to do then. And they met at some political rally, demonstrating. That was when demonstrations were still legal. And they got married. But he couldn't stick it out very long...' " [Some other refs., not in DB.]
hippies Pennsylvania 1970 Panshin, Alexei. "How Can We Sink When We Can Fly? " in Farewell To Yesterday's Tomorrow. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1975; c. 1971); pg. 127. "One of the drinkers looked us over. A wrinkled pinch-face in working clothes.

He said in a loud voice to no one in particular, 'Hippies! I don't like 'em. Dirty hippies. Ruining the country. We don't want 'em moving in around here. Bums.' "

hippies South Carolina 1980 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 21. "She knew enough not to call him a beatnik for that term had just become passe, but no one had yet heard hippie and it wouldn't have applied to him anyway. "
hippies Texas: Galveston 2022 Sterling, Bruce. Islands in the Net. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 52. "'You're not dealing with some cracker hippie here, okay?...' "
hippies United Kingdom 1994 Holdstock, Robert. The Hollowing. New York: Roc (1994); pg. 46. -
hippies United Kingdom 2030 McAuley, Paul J. Fairyland. New York: Avon Books (1997; c 1995); pg. 38. "Lexis was into that post-hippy New Age sh-- when she was a single mother no older than Alex is now. "
hippies United Kingdom: England 1987 Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gentley's Holistic Detective Agency. New York: Simon and Schuster (1987); pg. 197. The stilled reveler looked at Michael wonderingly. He didn't look like an old hippie. Of course, you never could tell. His own elder brother had once spent a couple of years living in a Druidic commune, eating LSD doughnuts, and thinking he was a tree, since when h had gone on to become a director of a merchant bank.
hippies United Kingdom: London 1989 Campbell, Ramsey. Ancient Images. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1989); pg. 6. "...children staring out of vehicles at children jeering 'Hippies' at them from a school at the edge of the road. 'Scapegoats, you mean,' Graham muttered. "
hippies USA 1963 Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 21. "...the sort filling up San Francisco who would one day cease being the Beatniks, as Herb Caen termed them, and became the Haight-Ashbury hippies Nicholas was never a Beatnik or a hippie--he was far too intellectual for that.--but he resembled one, with his jeans and tennis shoes and his short hair and tousled hair. "
hippies USA 1965 Callenbach, Ernest. Ecotopia. New York: Tor (1977; c. 1975); pg. 12. "The Ecotopians are almost Dickensian: often strange enough, but not crazy-looking or sordid, as the hippies of the sixties. "
hippies USA 1982 Willis, Connie. "Mail-Order Clone " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1982); pg. 207. "She pulls that Kiowa stuff whenever she don't have a good answer. She's no more Indian than them old hippies out on the edge of town. They got long hair and live in tepees, smoking mushrooms and talking a lot of gibberish, but they ain't Indians, and the Welfare guys know it. They don't get no Indian checks and neither does Marjean Ramona. So I don't put no faith in this Kiowa stuff. "
hippies USA 1983 Simmons, Dan. "Carrion Comfort " in Prayers to Broken Stones. New York: Bantam (1992; c. 1983); pg. 374. -
hippies USA 1986 Martin, George R. R. "All the King's Horses " in Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 133. "Painted daisies and peace symbols covered shell two, the once-bright paint now faded and chipped. Just looking at it was enough to bring back memories of old songs, old causes, old certainties. The March on Washington, folk-rock blarin from his speakers, MAKE LOVE NOT WAR scrawled across his armor. Gene McCarthy ha stood on that shell and spoken with his customary wry eloquence for a solid twenty minutes. Pretty girls in halter tops and jeans would fight for the chance to ride on top. Tom remembered one in particular, with cornflower-blue eyes beneath an Indian headband and straight blond hair that fell past her... " [More.]
hippies USA 1988 Foster, Alan Dean. To the Vanishing Point. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 23. "'Maybe she's a hippie or something.'

Frank almost laughed aloud. 'You've been watching too much TV, sweetheart. Hippies are like dinosaurs. They're both extinct.' "

hippies USA 1993 DeChance, John. MagicNet. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 10. -
hippies USA 1999 Hand, Elizabeth. Glimmering. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 350. "...kept on nodding, a speedy mindless mannerism Trip associated with hippies in those sixties biker movies... "
hippies USA 2000 Mann, William J. "Say Goodbye to Middletown " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000); pg. 250. -
hippies USA 2019 Burton, Levar. Aftermath. New York: Warner Books (1997); pg. 127. "The tattoo meant that the man was an Earthie, a member of the 'screw the establishment, let's grow our hair long and live with Mother Nature' group that popped up shortly after the beginning of the new millennium. Earthies were a blending of the hippie movement of the 1960s and the New Age movement of the 1990s. Extreme pacifists, they lived on communal farms, growing their own vegetables--and in some cases their own marijuana... Unlike hippies, Earthies did not take to the streets to protest the war. They didn't burn flags, hold rallies or march on Washington.
hippies Vietnam: Saigon 1994 Milan, Victor. "My Sweet Lord " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 83. "Mark looked at the smaller man. In many ways he represented everything Mark, the Last Hippie, had stood against since his stumbling into a kind of fitful political consciousness at the tag-end of the radical Sixties. This man--a palpable Green Beret Nam vet, conservative, authoritarian, militaristic, and self-describedly ruthless--was the most valued advisor to Vietnam's President... He was also Mark's best friend on Earth. " [Other refs. to Mark's nickname 'Last Hippie', such as pg. 87.]
hippies Vietnam: Saigon 1994 Milan, Victor. "My Sweet Lord " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 100. "'Sandalwood?' he said, sniffling. 'Isis, I thought Old Hippie taste was bad. But this--?' "
hippies Washington, D.C. 1995 Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 128. "If you know anything at all about history, you can see the signs: there'll be these little isolated outbreaks, like the old religions that were persecuted as witchcraft during the Middle Ages, and again in Salem. The whole hippie movement in the 1960s, and some of this pagan revival stuff that's going on now. "
hippies world 1968 Milan, Victor. "My Sweet Lord " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 95. "'You never had a guru, did you?... Back when the Beatles and the Who and everybody and his dog was trooping East for Enlightenment. You missed that scene, too, didn't you? You managed to get in on the peace-love-dope trip, back when everybody else was switching to burn-baby-burn. But you never did manage to jump on the old swami bandwagon.'

...Belew slapped his hands down on his khaki-clad thighs. 'For an old hippie burn-out, you turn in a fair imitation of a Jesuit, Mark.' "

hippies world 1992 Snodgrass, Melinda M. Wild Cards X: Double Solitaire. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 140. Pg. 140: "Meadows kept talking. It was like listening to Carl Sagan on ludes. Relative mass, elliptical orbits, low density, probably metal poor, tossed and bumped like rudderless boats in the sea of technobabble pouring from the old hippie's mouth. "; Pg. 175: "Mark did another quick count. It hadn't changed since the last frenzied count an hour before--four Starshine, four J. J. Flash, three Moonchild, four Aquarius, three Cosmic Traveler. "; Pg. 182: "'I'm surprised at you. This society hardly embodies the values of the Summer of Love. It's violent, and these psi lords are a bunch of drones.' " [There are likely other refs., not in DB, but not by name.]
hippies world 3000 Charnas, Suzy McKee. Walk to the End of the World. New York: Ballantine (1974); pg. 112. "...names of the Dirties... they were easily distinguishable from true men: 'Reds, Blacks, Browns, Kinks; Gooks, Dagos, Greasers, Chinks; Ragheads, Niggas, Kites, Dinks . . .'

They changed the Freaks, commonly represented as torn and bloodied by explosions their own bombs had caused: 'Longhairs, Raggles, bleedingarts; Faggas, Hibbies, Famlies, Kids; Junkies, Skinheads, Collegeists; Ef-eet Iron-mentalists,' the last a reference to the soft-minded values of the Freaks, iron being notoriously less strong than steel. "

historical people Alabama 1974 Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 6. "I had thought of doing an inspiration book for fat people called Fifteen Famous Fatsos. Dr. Johnson, Alfred Hitchcock, Salinger, Thomas Aquinas, Melchior, Buddha, Norbert Wiener, etc. " [Many other refs. to historical people throughout novel, not in DB.]
historical people Albania 1914 Moon, Elizabeth. "Tradition " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 29. Pg. 29: "Real Admiral Sir Christopher George Francis Maurice Cradock... deck of his flagship, H.M.S. Defence... " (the main character of the story); Pg. 37: Churchill [Other refs., not in DB.]
historical people Albania 1944 Ing, Dean. Blood of Eagles. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 40. [Extensive refs. to Enver Hoxha throughout novel.] Pg. 40, 42: Tito [Other refs. to him elsewhere.] Pg. 42: Khrushchev; Pg. 47: Mussolini [Some other refs. to historical people.]
historical people Antarctica 1984 Cox, Greg. The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh: Volume One (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 302. Pg. 302: "'If I may ask, Doctor, exactly how old are you?'

Evergreen shrugged, apparently seeing no point in further pretense. I was born in Mesopotamia over six thousand years ago,' he divulged, 'and have survived much more than your accomplice's knack for knife-throwing. I've lived many lives, as Solomon, Alexander, Methuseleh, and others. Believe me, the unmoving sun above us would be setting before I finished listing all my past identities and accomplishments.' He chuckled dryly. 'Consider yourselves privileged, gentlemen. You're in the presence of living history.'

So it seems, Seven reflected. ";

Pg. 310: "'...Over the years, too many greedy people have stolen the credit for my discoveries and inventions--don't get me started about Edison. These days, nobody sees my work until I'm good and ready to unveil it myself.' "; Da Vinci Base

historical people Argentina 2005 Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 177. Evita Peron airport
historical people Austria 1896 Bova, Ben. "Inspiration " in Twice Seven. New York: Avon Books (1998; c. 1994); pg. 8. [Bova's introduction to this story:] "I did a bit of historical research. When H. G. Wells first published The Time Machine, Albert Einstein was sixteen. William Thomson, newly made Lord Kelvin, was the grand old man of physics, and a stern guardian of the orthodox Newtonian view of the universe. Wells' idea of considering time as a fourth dimension would have been anathema to Kelvin; but it would have lit up young Albert's imagination.

Who knows? Perhaps Einstein was actually inspired by Wells.

At any rate, there was the kernel of a story. but how could I get Wells, Einstein, and Kelvin together?... My protagonist turned out to be a time traveler, sent on a desperate mission to the year 1896, where he finds Wells, Einstein, and Kelvin and brings them together. "

historical people Brazil: Nova Roma 1983 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 9: "Arena ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Nov 1983); pg. 22. Julius Caesar
historical people California 1939 Delacorte, Peter. Time On My Hands. New York: Scribner (1997) [Book jacket] "What does he want from you? Simply this: use the [time] machine to go to a specific place at a specific time--Hollywood, California, its big-studio heyday immediately before World War II, when Howard Hawks was in his prime and Bogart was still waiting for his break. Find a young Warners contract actor, Ronald 'Dutch' Reagan, and do whatever it takes to push him off the path that leads him, forty years later, to the Oval Office. Be ingenious. You'll think of something. . . .

And so, Gabriel Prince, you sign on for the ride, little knowing just how wild it will prove to be. You wouldn't have guessed you'd fall in love with a starlet, or stumble into a job as a screenwriter, and you certainly wouldn't have guessed that you and Dutch Reagan would become friends... What would the world be like if Reagan had never been president? " [Extensive refs. to historical people in this novel. Likely not all in DB.]

historical people California 1952 Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 14. Pg. 14: President Kennedy; Pg. 15: Senator McCarthy; Pg. 17: Pres. John Kennedy; Pg. 38: "'...The Egyptian Pharaoh had it--Ikhnaton. And Ikhnaton's two daughters, but not his wife. It was hereditary on his side.' "
historical people California 1963 Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 35. "What sort of imaginary voice is that? I asked myself, Suppose Columbus had heard an imaginary voice telling him to sail west. And because of it he had discovered the New World and changed human history. . . . . We would be hard put to defend the use of the term 'imaginary' then, for that voice, since the consequences of its speaking came to affect us all. Which would have constituted greater reality, an 'imaginary' voice telling him to sail west, or a 'real' voice telling him the idea was hopeless? "
historical people California 1967 Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 81. Pg. 81: "...on the Louis XIV table... "; Pg. 100: Charles Manson
historical people California 1971 Dick, Philip K. Valis. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 30. Pg. 30: Spinoza; Pg. 67: "He imagined it was somehow tied in with the murders of the Kennedys and Dr. King... " [Also pg. 89, 216]; Pg. 91: Nixon (also pg. 128, 139, 147); Pg. 111: Empedocles (also pg. 199); Pg. 124: Schopenhauer; Pg. 155: Tim Leary; Pg. 208: "Crick and Watson's double helix model "; Pg. 208: "The Roman Emperor Julian--known as Julian the Apostate because he renounced Christianity--considered Asklepios as God or a god; Julian worshipped him "; Pg. 217: "Frederick V, Elector Palatine, King of Bohemia "
historical people California 1975 Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 9. Pg. 9: President Nixon; Pg. 18: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Robert Kennedy; Pg. 25: Jakob Boehme; Hegel; Augustine; Pg. 34: "...a man who knew Dr. King and Bobby Kennedy... "; Pg. 40: "'That's probably what Dr. King said that last morning of his life. They're all dead but Tim anyhow; Dr. King is dead; Bobby Kennedy and Jack Kennedy are dead--I've set up your father.' "; Pg. 42: "...the FBI was trying to hang on Martin Luther King. Nixon loves this... "; Pg. 58-59: Gustavus II Adolphus, king of Sweden; Wallenstein (other refs. to Wallenstein, not in DB, e.g. pg. 72-73); Pg. 60: "I went back to reading Howard the Duck. It was the episode where space people turn Howard the Duck into Richard Nixon. Reciprocally, Richard Nixon grows feathers while addressing the nation on network TV. Likewise the top brass at the Pentagon. "; Pg. 70: Heraclitus (also pg. 204)

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