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Budrys, Algis 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 144 works in 470 publications in 8 languages and 4,918 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Book reviews  Fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories, American  Short stories  Periodicals  Novels  Fantasy fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PS3552.U348, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Algis Budrys
 
Most widely held works by Algis Budrys
Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys( Book )

54 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure found on the moon was a grim mystery. There was no way of knowing who built it. The only certainty was that every man the scientists sent to explore the thing died - violently - within minutes
Michaelmas by Algis Budrys( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published less than a decade into the Internet era, this remarkable science fiction novel foreshadows many of the world's technological advances One of the world's wealthiest and most influential men, journalist Laurent Michaelmas lives in a penthouse overlooking New York City's Central Park with his superintelligent computer, Domino. He attained his fame and power after hacking into the worldwide computer network. He then went on to use his unique gifts to create a version of the UN that would ensure global peace. In short, he and Domino secretly run the world. But now he has reason for concern. A Swiss doctor has cured an astronaut believed to have vaporized in a shuttle explosion during an expedition to the outer planets of the solar system. Suspecting that something extraterrestrial is behind this miraculous recovery, Michaelmas uses his immense influence to launch an international investigation. Are there really aliens in their midst? Is the resurrection of a dead man an attempt to cancel history and destroy the world, s precarious balance of power?
Benchmarks : Galaxy bookshelf by Algis Budrys( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who? by Algis Budrys( Book )

52 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written at the height of the Cold War--and the resulting global paranoia--this futuristic novel raises provocative questions about identity, technology, and what makes us human East and West have fused into separate superstates known as the Allied National Government (ANG) and the Soviet International Bloc (SIB). As the Cold War rages, brilliant scientist Lucas Martino works on a top-secret project known only as K-Eighty-eight that could alter the balance of world power. The project goes horribly awry at an Allied research facility near the Soviet border, and Martino is abducted. After several months of tense negotiations, he returns severely injured from the lab explosion, and under pressure from America, undergoes extensive reconstructive surgery. He has a mechanical arm. His polished metal skull--a kind of craniofacial prosthesis--contains few discernable features. Several of his internal organs are artificial. While his fingerprints are identified as belonging to Lucas Martino, they could be the result of transplant. Is he the real Martino? Or a technologically altered imposter sent by America's enemies for the purpose of spying and infiltration? Tasked with uncovering the truth, ANG Security Chief Shawn Rogers makes some shocking discoveries. Narrated in chapters alternating between Rogers and Martino, Who? poses existential questions about the human condition
L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the future by L. Ron Hubbard( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents short stories of fantasy and horror which are set either in the future or in unknown worlds
L. Ron Hubbard presents the best of writers of the future : top stories from the L. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future anthologies by L. Ron Hubbard( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents sixteen stories gleaned from anthologies of the science fiction contest, Writers of the Future, illustrated by artists discovered in the Illustrators of the Future contest
The falling torch by Algis Budrys( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after Earth is conquered by invaders from space, the exiled US government has a chance to reclaim their lost planet 2513 AD. For the past generation, since Earth was taken over by the Invaders, the US president and his cabinet have lived in exile on a planet in orbit around faraway Alpha Centauri. The Centaurian colony has become the center of the human race, reducing Earth to a backwater region in a sprawling foreign domain. But the banished American leaders still have a powerful yearning to return home. Now, President Ralph Wireman and his government finally have the financial aid and weaponry needed to retake their native planet. Wireman's son, Michael, is parachuted to Earth as a Free Terrestrial, where the military-trained warrior is thrust into battle not between human and alien, but among factions of outlaw earthlings who demand nothing less than his total surrender. A novel about war, politics, and assimilation, Falling Torch also presents an incisive portrait of one man's aspirations of greatness and leadership
L. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future. the year's 12 best tales from the Writers of the future international writing program by L. Ron Hubbard( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some will not die by Algis Budrys( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard landing by Algis Budrys( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four aliens crash land on Earth where they slowly blend into society. But one of them risks everything by trading technological advances for personal wealth
L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the future. the year's thirteen best tales from the Writers of the future international writers' program( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter 13 spectacular new worlds of imagination and the fantastic. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard expressly for the aspiring writer, Writers of the Future has become the most respected and significant forum for new talent in all aspects of speculative fiction. Never before published first-rate science fiction and fantasy stories selected by top names in the field. "Energetic, colorful, plot-filled and fun."--Locus MagazineIncludes essays written by professionals of the craft: L. Ron Hubbard, Rebecca Moesta ; Cliff Neilsen
The furious future by Algis Budrys( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the future. the year's best tales from his Writers of the future international writing-talent program, with essays on writing and art by L. Ron Hubbard( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unexpected dimension by Algis Budrys( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The iron thorn : [a novel] by Algis Budrys( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
L. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future. the year's 12 best tales from the Writers of the future international writing program by L. Ron Hubbard( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twelve original science fiction/fantasy stories by the 2005 winners of L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest, and includes a selection of how-to-write articles
Citadel by Algis Budrys( )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was looking for a privacy his strange personality needed, and never quite seemed to achieve it. All his efforts were, somehow, great triumphs of the race, and great failures for him!
Blood & burning by Algis Budrys( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man of earth by Algis Budrys( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His only escape was to become another man! Allen Sibley was a frightened little man, frightened for his life. In the corrupt, swindling world of cutthroat big business on Earth in 2197, Sibley had made the unforgiveable error, he had been found out
L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the future( )

in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Benchmarks : Galaxy bookshelf
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Who?L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the futureL. Ron Hubbard presents the best of writers of the future : top stories from the L. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future anthologiesThe falling torchL. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future. the year's 12 best tales from the Writers of the future international writing programSome will not dieL. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the future. the year's thirteen best tales from the Writers of the future international writers' programL. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the future. the year's best tales from his Writers of the future international writing-talent program, with essays on writing and art
Alternative Names
Algis Budrys American writer

Algis Budrys autore di fantascienza statunitense

Algis Budrys écrivain américain

Algis Budrys escriptor estatunidenc

Algis Budrys escritor estadounidense

Algis Budrys Litouws-Amerikaans schrijver

Algis Budrys US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller

Algis Budrys yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Budrys, A. J.

Budrys, A. J. 1931-2008

Budrys, A. J. (Algirdas Jonas), 1931-2008

Budrys, Algirdas Jonas.

Budrys Algirdas Jonas 1931-2008

Алгис Будрис

Альгис Будрис

Альгіс Будріс

القیس بودریس

الگیس بودریس

アルジス・バドリス

バドリス, アルジス

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