WorldCat Identities

Vinge, Joan D.

Overview
Works: 131 works in 402 publications in 11 languages and 12,457 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction, American  Dictionaries  History 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: PS3572.I53, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan D Vinge
The snow queen by Joan D Vinge( Book )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Thai and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the end of her third lifetime draws near, Arienrhod, the ancient ruler of far Tiamat, clones several heirs, and seeds then on different islands throughout her sea-dark world
Return of the Jedi : the storybook based on the movie by Joan D Vinge( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor
The Summer Queen by Joan D Vinge( Book )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moon Dawntrader, the Summer Queen, risks her husband, children, and kingdom when she tries to stop the slaughter of the mer
World's end by Joan D Vinge( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BZ Gundhalinu, police officer of the Hegemony, has lost his love, Moon Dawntreader Summer, now the Summer Queen. His new assignment is Four, a planet of great mineral wealth. The unchartered wildnerness known as World's End has swallowed up countless numbers of prospectors, including BZ's brothers. BZ sets out for World's End to rescue his brothers and restore his family's honor and lost wealth
Psion by Joan D Vinge( Book )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sixteen-year-old delinquent who has spent his life lying and stealing becomes involved in a research project which unleashes his extraordinary telepathic powers
Catspaw by Joan D Vinge( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The telepathic orphan and future punk Cat is kidnapped, taken to Earth, and forced to protect those he hates most, the taMings, until he discovers that he is not a bodyguard, he is the bait
The Random House book of Greek myths by Joan D Vinge( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells some of the most famous Greek myths about gods, goddesses, humans, heroes, and monsters, explaining the background of the tales and how they have survived
Dreamfall by Joan D Vinge( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a visit to a planet to research his alien roots, an Earthman of mixed blood is sucked into a conflict between the races. He is Cat, half-human, half-Hydran, a race of non-violent telepaths colonized by humans. Problems begin when Cat becomes involved with a Hydran woman
Fireship by Joan D Vinge( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dune storybook by Joan D Vinge( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Paul Atreides, son of a powerful family from the planet Caladan, may be the looked-for leader who will save the desert planet Dune, source of a precious spice which gives people strange mental powers
Phoenix in the ashes by Joan D Vinge( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Hugo Award-winner comes a collection of six of her finest short works--"Psiren," " The Peddler's Apprentice," "Phoenix in the Ashes," "The Storm King," "Mother and Child," and "Voices from the Dust"
Tangled up in blue by Joan D Vinge( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A new thriller in the Snow Queen universe ..."--Jacket
Alien blood : Psion, Catspaw by Joan D Vinge( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published as two separate titles
Lost in space by Joan D Vinge( Book )
12 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Robinson family blast off into space to escape a dying Earth and find an unspoiled planet for humanity's second chance. They face many challenges, not the least of which is the new serpent in the garden--the evil Dr. Zachary Smith
Cowboys & aliens by Joan D Vinge( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a stranger who cannot remember his past arrives in the desert town of Absolution, Arizona, in 1873, shortly before the city is attacked by aliens, he marshalls resistance to the invaders as his memories return
Heaven chronicles by Joan D Vinge( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En route to Heaven Belt, an asteroid pattern thought to be as rich in natural resources as is Earth, the inhabitants of the planet Morningside are attacked by the people of the outermost asteroid, and a civil war ensues
Cowboys & aliens by Joan D Vinge( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a stranger who cannot remember his past arrives in the desert town of Absolution, Arizona, in 1873, shortly before the city is attacked by aliens, he marshalls resistance to the invaders as his memories return
Santa Claus the movie storybook by Joan D Vinge( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and Dutch and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one of Santa's elves goes to work for an unscrupulous toy manufacturer, Santa's own life is ultimately changed forever
Tarzan, king of the apes by Joan D Vinge( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A baby boy, left alone in the African jungle after the deaths of his parents, Lord and Lady Greystoke, is adopted by an ape, whose own infant has died, and raised to manhood without ever seeing another human being
Willow : based on the motion picture by Joan D Vinge( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a magical land, a poor farmer is entrusted with the care of an infant who is destined to become a good and wise queen and bring about the downfall of the evil sorceress who is the present queen
 
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Alternative Names
Dennison, Joan Carol.
Dennison, Joan Carol 1948-
Frenkel, Joan D.
Vinge, Joan Carol Dennison.
Vinge , Joan D.
Vinge, Joan D. 1948-
Vinge, Joan D. (Joan Dennison), 1948-
Vinge, Joan Dennison 1948-
Languages
English (165)
French (8)
Spanish (8)
Polish (5)
German (4)
Portuguese (3)
Catalan (2)
Danish (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
Czech (1)
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