WorldCat Identities

Piper, H. Beam

Overview
Works: 121 works in 419 publications in 5 languages and 5,371 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PS3566.I58, 813.54
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Space Viking by H. Beam Piper( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 384 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 )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly discovered species of small, aesthetically pleasing humanoid beings raises questions of sentience and civil rights on a frontier planet
Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper( Book )

36 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 242 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 )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuzzies and other people by H. Beam Piper( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the story begun in Little Fuzzy and The other human race. "The Fuzzies--cuddly, teddy-bear-like aliens--have been legally recognized as an intelligent race owning their planet. But evil lurks on the newly designated Class IV world. Three unsavory characters may implicate the aliens as partners in crime--unless the Fuzzies testify against them. But to testify, the Fuzzies must first tell a lie to calibrate the veridicator. And Fuzzies don't lie. If Jack Holloway, their discoverer and protector, can't teach the Fuzzies to lie, the cuddly creatures are in for real trouble."--Jacket front flap
Fuzzy sapiens by H. Beam Piper( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 155 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
Federation by H. Beam Piper( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1982 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Paratime by H. Beam Piper( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of the classic Paratime police stories in one volume: Paratime and Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen
Uller uprising by H. Beam Piper( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 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
Four-day planet by H. Beam Piper( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lone star planet. New Texas citizens are not afraid of s'Srauff attacks, especially after learning they evolved from canine ancestors. Unless the Solar League ambassador can convince them the attack is real, there won't be any Texans alive
The cosmic computer by H. Beam Piper( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 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?
Paratime by H. Beam Piper( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 61 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
Murder in the gunroom by H. Beam Piper( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was hard to judge Jeff Rand's age from his appearance; he was certainly over thirty and considerably under fifty. He looked hard and fit like a man who could be a serviceable friend or a particularly unpleasant enemy. Women instinctively suspected that he would make a most satisfying lover.' (Excerpt)
Crossroads of destiny by H. Beam Piper( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers who remember the Hon. Stephen Silk, diplomat extraordinary, in Lone Star Planet (FU, March 1957), later published as A Planet For Texans (Ace Books), will find the present story a challenging departure-this possibility that the history we know may not be absolute
Dearest by H. Beam Piper( Book )

8 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this gripping tale of the supernatural, H. Beam Paper strays from the bleakly imagined futures that form the backdrop of most of his stories and focuses instead on a strange spiritual connection that spans centuries. The twist ending will leave readers guessing until the very last page
Time and time again by H. Beam Piper( )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction luminary H. Beam Piper was fascinated with the idea of time travel, and it is a theme that appears frequently in his work. This early short story tells the tale of a wounded soldier who awakes after suffering a profound injury on the battlefield. Though he can remember everything about his life as an adult, he has somehow been transported back into his childhood body
Omnilingual by H. Beam Piper( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of explorers from Earth stumbles across the remains of an ancient civilization on Mars. The ruins are full of intriguing documents and artifacts, but the contingent from Earth is unable to decipher them. Will they ever be able to crack the code?
Hunter patrol by H. Beam Piper( )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many men have dreamed of world peace, but none have been able to achieve it. If one man did have that power, could mankind afford to pay the price?
Police Operation by H. Beam Piper( )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story focuses specifically on the Paratime police, an elite organization that is charged with the task of protecting the top-secret technology that allows Earth's denizens to travel between parallel universes to trade for goods and resources
Graveyard of dreams by H. Beam Piper( )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic science fiction tale from H. Beam Piper takes place in the Federation universe that served as the setting for many of his stories. In the distant future, the inhabitants of the strange planet Poictesme have long heard rumors about a remarkably powerful computer that is hidden away right under their noses. They come to believe that finding the device will put an end to the grinding poverty and bleak outlook that have long plagued their society
 
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The complete Paratime
Alternative Names
Beam Piper, H.

Beam Piper, Horace 1904-1964

H. Beam Piper Amerikaans schrijver

H. Beam Piper amerikansk författare

H. Beam Piper amerikansk skribent

H. Beam Piper auteur de science fiction américain

H. Beam Piper US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

H・ビーム・パイパー

Piper, H. Beam 1904-1964

Piper, H. Beam (Henry Beam), 1904-1964

Piper, Henry Beam

Piper, Horace Beam

Г. Бім Пайпер

Пайпер, Г. Бим

Languages
English (192)

French (9)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Little FuzzyThe complete ParatimeUller uprisingMurder in the gunroom