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Foster, Alan Dean 1946-

Overview
Works: 593 works in 2,144 publications in 11 languages and 63,123 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Star Wars fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3556.O756, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Dean Foster
Star wars, The approaching storm by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the fictional Star Wars universe, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker are sent to the planet Ansion to settle a dispute as growing unrest threatens the Republic's stability prior to Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Star trek the motion picture by Robert Wise( Visual )
33 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A massive alien presence of enormous power enters Federation space, destroying three powerful Klingon cruisers and neutralizing everthing in its path and Admiral James T. Kirk returns to the helm of an updated U.S.S. Enterprise and sets course to meet the aggressor head-on
Splinter of the mind's eye : from the adventures of Luke Skywalker by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
43 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The further adventures of Luke Skywalker as he fights for right and justice against the evil Imperial forces on the planet Mimbran
Dinotopia lost : a novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The land of Dinotopia, where humans and dinosaurs live happily side by side, is invaded by pirates. They capture a family of dinos which they intend to sell in the U.S., but the attempt is foiled by the novel's 18-year-old hero, Will Denison
The mocking program by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a near-future Mexamerican megalopolis known as the Montezuma Strip, Inspector Angel Cardenas ties to solve the murder of a man who the DNA-ID database insists is really two people
Reunion : a Pip & Flinx novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flinx, a young empath, searches for the secrets of his past in AAnn space
Lost and found : a novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kidnapped by a starship bound for deep space, Marcus Walker learns that he is to be sold to a wealthy collector as a native from a primitive planet and befriends a talking dog named George, who becomes an ally in their plan to escape
The human blend by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two genetically altered criminals--Whispr and Jiminy Cricket--murder a random tourist in order to amputate and then fence his sophisticated artificial hand. But the hapless victim also happens to be carrying an unusual silver thread that appears to be some kind of storage medium. When Jiminy disappears, all Whispr wants to do is sell the thread as quickly as he can. When he offers to split the profits with Harvard-educated Dr. Ingrid Seastrom in exchange for her medical services, she makes an astonishing discovery--one that can get them both killed
The dig by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A computer game adapted to book form. When an asteroid comes too close, Earth sends astronauts to change its course with nuclear explosions. The astronauts discover a new world and proceed to explore it. By the author of Mid-Flinx
Drowning world : a novel of the Commonwealth by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief Administrator Lauren Matthias, charged with keeping the peace between the planet Fluva's two species, the indigenous Sakuntala and the immigrant Deyzara, finds herself with trouble on her hands when hostilities erupt, while in the jungle, bio-prospector Shadrach Hasselemoga and his rescuers have made a discovery that might just solve everyone's problems
The light-years beneath my feet by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kidnapped by aliens to be sold as a pet in a distant part of the galaxy, young Chicago commodities broker Marcus Walker and his companion, George, a speech-enhanced dog, have managed to outwit their abductors, only to find themselves stranded billions of miles from Earth, with no way home
Mid-Flinx by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The space adventures of Philip Lynx and his flying snake, Pip, both products of illegal genetic engineering. They possess such acute senses they can feel the emotions of others, something that gives Lynx headaches. By the author of Flinx in Flux
Flinx's folly : a Pip & Flinx novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enlisted to take part in a battle against a horrifying extra-galactic threat, Flinx and his mini-drag protector Pip journey into the heart of danger as he prepares to take on a force of pure evil
Patrimony : a Pip & Flinx adventure by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the penultimate volume in the long-running science fiction series featuring the interstellar adventures of Flinx and his mini-drag sidekick Pip, Philip Lynx finally gets the chance to uncover the true identity of his father
Trouble magnet : a Pip & Flinx adventure by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In exchange for having his friends look after his injured love Clarity Held, Flinx and his mini-drag Pip journey to a remote region of the galaxy to seek out a dangerous, sentient weapons system capable of destroying the entire Commonwealth
Phylogenesis by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien meets a criminal on the run in the Amazon and they strike up a friendship, each keeping his real identity secret. The alien is a poet who has come to Earth, seeking inspiration for his writings
To the vanishing point by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sonderberg family doesn’t know it yet, but this isn’t going to be any ordinary road trip. After they pick up an unassuming hitchhiker, a quiet drive down Interstate 40 becomes a trip into an alternate reality. It turns out the family has just given a ride to an alien who has the fate of the universe resting on her shoulders. Now the Sonderberg family must fight evil alongside their new alien friend in a desperate attempt to save the world they love
The candle of distant earth by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chicago commodities broker, Marcus Walker, and a speech enhanced dog are among the creatures kidnapped by the alien Vilenjji to sell as exotic pets. The two escape and Marcus becomes an important person in outer space. Still, he wants to go home, no one wants to help him, and the Vilenjji want revenge
Flinx transcendent : a Pip & Flinx adventure by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flinx is the only one with even the tiniest chance of stopping the evil colossus barreling in to destroy the Humanx Commonwealth (and everything else in the Milky Way). With time running out, he must seek out an ancient sentient weapons platform, dodge oblivion-craving assassins, and escape the bloodthirsty AAnn--all while venturing to places where the laws of physics fear to tread!
Quofum : a novel of the Commonwealth by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sent on an exploratory expedition to a distant planetary system outside the Commonwealth, an AI probe is stunned by the sudden materialization of an entirely new planet known as Quofum, populated by extraordinary inhabitants whose intentions are quite mysterious, in an interstellar adventure set in the world of PIP and Flinx
 
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Alternative Names
Dean Foster, Alan
Foster, Alan D. 1946-
Foster, Allan Dean 1946-
Lucas, George 1946-
フォスター, A. D
フォスター, アラン・ディーン
Languages
English (296)
Polish (7)
Spanish (5)
German (4)
Italian (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
French (1)
Finnish (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Russian (1)
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