WorldCat Identities

Piper, H. Beam

Overview
Works: 118 works in 282 publications in 4 languages and 3,744 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Compiler
Classifications: PS3566.I58, 813.54
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Space Viking by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
20 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his wife is murdered on their wedding day, Lucas Trask becomes a Space Viking, raiding distant worlds while hunting for his wife's killer
The Fuzzy papers by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
21 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The planet Zarathustra is inhabited by the Fuzzies, who are thought to be unintelligent beings. Jack Holloway has evidence that they are in fact intelligent, and the development of their planet should be stopped
Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fuzzies and other people by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Federation by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
5 editions published between 1952 and 1982 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Paratime by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All of the classic Paratime police stories in one volume: Paratime and Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen
Fuzzy sapiens by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A judge has declared the Fuzzies to be intelligent beings, guaranteeing them protection and security. But someone was going to make a big profit by exploiting them, and there wasn't much that could prevent the Fuzzies from becoming just another extinct species on mankind's conscience
Four-day planet by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four-day planet. Fenris isn't a hell planet, but with 2,000-hour days it alternates blazing heat and killing cold. It breeds a tough person, but when that person is being cheated on his wealth, the planet is ripe for revolution
The complete Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the friendship between human Jack Holloway and the small, golden-furred, intelligent creatures he discovered on the planet Zarathustra
Murder in the gunroom by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author H. Beam Piper attained literary acclaim with his inventive forays into science fiction, but he also tried his hand at the mystery genre. Murder in the Gunroom features a detective whose expertise in antique guns makes him the perfect candidate to crack the case of a collector felled by one of his own weapons
Uller uprising by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ulleran soldier: silicon body, four arms, lizard's head. A Terran is the new governor-general. The challenge between the two begins with a ranting prophet and a seemingly incidental street riot
Fuzzy bones by William Tuning ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues the saga of the golden-haired Fuzzies of the planet Zarathustra and their human friends and foes, as new evidence is discovered regarding their origins
Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper ( )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chartered Zarathustra Company was sovereign. The charter of Zarathustra was for a Class III uninhabited planet which was exploited, developed, and profited without interference from the Colonial Government. Then Jack Holloway, a sunstone prospector, appeared on the scene with his family of Fuzzies and the passionate conviction that they were not cute furry animals, but people of equal intellect
The cosmic computer by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merlin was a god-like, infallible computer that could mean the salvation of a war-torn human race. But did it exist, and where was it?
Empire by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Piper provides a Toynbean view of history, that is, that civilizations rise, stagnate, and fall, and then new civilizations rise from their ashes
Paratime by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here are the Paratime tales (with the exception of the Lord Kalvan stories) first published in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Together they display Piper's lifelong interest in history, reincarnation and alternate worlds, and the time theories of J.W. Dunne
The worlds of H. Beam Piper by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Junkyard planet by H. Beam Piper ( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his home world of Poictesme, dubbed "The Junkyard Planet" because of all the military equipment left behind after the last war. Conn claims he has found the location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been left behind. But is Merlin real, or just a myth? And will Conn's knowledge of the computer save Poictesme -- or tear his world apart?
The edge of the knife by H. Beam Piper ( )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of this prolific author's popular Terra-Human Future History series, the tale "The Edge of the Knife" takes place just prior to the devastating world war that occurs in 1973, wiping out much of humanity and leading to the ascendance of a new world order. The story focuses on a protagonist who is plagued by brief glimpses of the future. Many fans regard this story as a thematic touchstone that yokes together much of Piper's oeuvre
 
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Alternative Names
Beam Piper, H.
Beam Piper, Horace 1904-1964
Piper, H. Beam 1904-1964
Piper, H. Beam (Henry Beam), 1904-1964
Piper, Henry Beam
Piper, Horace Beam
Languages
English (120)
French (4)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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