WorldCat Identities

Finch, Sheila 1935-

Overview
Works: 18 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 673 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3556.I457, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sheila Finch
 
Most widely held works by Sheila Finch
The guild of xenolinguists by Sheila Finch( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger in the sky by Sheila Finch( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young heroes from 1999 battle aliens in 2345
Triad by Sheila Finch( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was something strange about Ann Bonney's mission to the unexplored world called Chameleon. Though only women were judged fit for space, Earth's Central Computer had for some reason placed a man among them, an artist who was not docile like other men. For language specialist Gia Kennedy, the answer lay in the baffling rituals of the planet's primitive natives -- an answer that hovered just out of reach. There, in the heart of an alien wilderness, Gia would defy her culture and discover an ancient truth
Infinity's web by Sheila Finch( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the tale of the many possible lives of Anastasia Valerie Stein which come to touch one another through a twist in the fabric of space-time: Ann, unhappy wife and mother in a world much like our own; Val, independent teacher in a timeline of scarcity; Stacey, a free spirit with two lovers, and Tasha, strangest of all, a professional sorceress in a world where the Third Reich rules England. Together they join to confront a force that manipulates all their worlds, and discover a truth that transcends their individual lives
The garden of the shaped by Sheila Finch( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaper's legacy by Sheila Finch( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading the bones by Sheila Finch( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This skillful and entertaining exploration of language and cross-cultural communication presents a portrait of sentient beings in the midst of discovering written language. The Xenolinguists are a guild of alien-language translators who travel the galaxy. Translator Ries Danyo is a down-on-his-luck lingster, so far gone he's hooked on zyth. Once a promising talent, he's fallen to interpreting for the deputy commissioner's wife on her shopping sprees in the Freh bazaar. But when a Freh uprising leads to murder, Danyo must lead the commissioner's daughters to safety on a journey that irrevo
Sentinels in honor of Arthur C. Clarke( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaping the dawn by Sheila Finch( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leisure and tourism by Carol Carysforth( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alaskan water resources : selected abstracts, 1974 by Charles Hartman( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What might have been?( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting fourteen stories of historical events and characters as they might have evolved under different circumstances, this collection includes works by Robert Silverberg, Harry Harrison, Judith Tarr, James Morrow, and others
Birds by Sheila Finch( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths, metaphors, and science fiction : ancient roots of the literature of the future by Sheila Finch( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world, the flesh, and the devil : dialogues on science and the humanities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A series of dialogues between prominent scientists, humanists and science fiction writers organized around headings taken from J.D. Bernals classic 1929 essay, The world, the flesh and the devil : an inquiry into the future of three enemies of the rational soul. The world: discussion on issues raised by tensions between humanist idea of nature and the Bernalian sense of world as a terrain for material transformation. The flesh: discussion on the questions raised, in the social sphere or body politic, concerning the new sciences engaged in genetic and/or physical transformation of the human body. The devil: discussion in terms of current research into artificial intelligence and physical alteration and exploration of the brain, on such problems as the existence of a psyche or "soul," the question of limits to human cognition, and the desirability of such limits
Nebula awards : SFWA's choices for the best science fiction and fantasy of the year by Pamela Sargent( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The guild of xenolinguists
Alternative Names
Sheila Finch American writer

Sheila Finch Amerikaans romanschrijfster

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Languages
English (35)

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Tiger in the skyTriadInfinity's webThe garden of the shapedShaper's legacyReading the bonesSentinels in honor of Arthur C. ClarkeShaping the dawn