WorldCat Identities

White, James 1928-1999

Overview
Works: 68 works in 262 publications in 6 languages and 4,959 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6073.H494, 823.914
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Most widely held works about James White
 
Most widely held works by James White
Final diagnosis : a Sector General novel by James White( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof on the medical profession featuring an intelligent virus which works like a doctor, it can completely cure a sick person. The virus is discovered by the staff of a space hospital while they are examining an alien. By the author of The Galactic Gourmet
The galactic gourmet : a Sector General novel by James White( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef Gurronsevas, a six-legged alien, is hired to improve the food of the Sector General hospital, a space station for treating the medical problems of humans and aliens. The chef is considered the best in the universe, but his ways run afoul of the administration so he is sent on an expedition in search of new peoples
Double contact : a Sector General novel by James White( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the process of answering a distress call, a hospital spaceship discovers a planet with two lots of intelligent aliens and one has nearly destroyed the other. A comparison of alien life forms. By the author of Mind Changer
All judgment fled by James White( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty million miles from Earth, embroiled in all the perils of First Contact with alien life forms, astronauts haven't much time for politicians and public relations officers. Back on Earth, though, the First Contact is being relayed to a breathlessly waiting public, and must of what the astronauts must do and say is coming through live - to the total dismay of military brass and political bigwigs
The first protector by James White( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma'el, Taelon scientist, lands on 4th-century Ireland and sets out on an incredible journey
Mind changer : a Sector General novel by James White( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on a space hospital which caters to more than fifty anatomically different species. The feat is made possible by doctors mentally imprinting, say, a Kelgian doctor's knowledge to treat a Kelgian. The novel looks at some of the problems encountered. By the author of Final Diagnosis
The watch below by James White( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five people are trapped under the sea in an experimental tanker sunk during the War. They not only survive and have children and grandchildren but keep their brains alert by playing the 'Game'. Simultaneously, a race of water-dwelling aliens leaves its distant world, which is disintegrating, to colonize the oceans of the Earth."--Back cover
The genocidal healer by James White( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A planet with intelligent life is battling a plague and fighting wars when a battleship is sent to rescue them
Beginning operations by James White( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hospital Station"--Radiation-eating lifeforms with acute indigestion, casualties of a human-alien war, a spaceship colliding with the hospital and a fear-maddened creature playing havoc with gravity grids are just some of the challenges junior intern Conway must tackle while he struggles to reconcile his pacifist ideals with the harsh reality of practicing medicine in space
Alien emergencies : a sector general omnibus by James White( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Star Healer"--Conway is promoted off the ambulance ship to be a Diagnostician. While preparing for his new position, he becomes involved with a newly-contacted alien race - one whose members cannot touch each other without triggering a violent mob-reaction
Hospital station by James White( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream millennium by James White( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sector General by James White( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Code blue-- emergency : (a Sector General novel) by James White( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambulance ship by James White( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star surgeon by James White( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aliens among us by James White( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Futures past by James White( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General practice : a Sector General omnibus by James White( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Sector General, anything can happen-and frequently does. In this vast hospital in the depths of space, the thousands of staff, human and alien both, have a single mission: to care for all patients, of all species. For decades, these dramas of humanity and humor have commanded a following among science fiction readers. Now, in a single omnibus, the seventh and eighth volumes of the series-Code Blue: Emergency and The Genocidal Healer-return to print, along with an introduction by John Clute. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Major operation by James White( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Final diagnosis : a Sector General novel
Alternative Names
James White autore di fantascienza irlandese

James White Brits auteur

James White irischer Science-Fiction-Autor

James White irlandzki pisarz science fiction

Uaĭt, Dzh 1928-1999

Uaĭt, Dzh. (Dzheĭms), 1928-1999

Uaĭt, Dzheĭms 1928-1999

Vaits, Džeimss 1928-1999

Джеймс Уайт

Уайт, Дж 1928-1999

Уайт, Джеймс британский писатель-фантаст

جیمز وایت نویسنده بریتانیایی

Languages
English (139)

Polish (7)

Spanish (6)

Russian (4)

German (2)

French (2)

Covers
The galactic gourmet : a Sector General novelDouble contact : a Sector General novelThe first protectorMind changer : a Sector General novelBeginning operationsAlien emergencies : a sector general omnibusGeneral practice : a Sector General omnibus