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Gerrold, David 1944-

Overview
Works: 215 works in 583 publications in 6 languages and 13,134 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Science fiction  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3557.E69, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Gerrold
 
Most widely held works by David Gerrold
The man who folded himself by David Gerrold( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make some fast money at the racetrack. And if he doesn't like the results of the change, he can simply go back in time and talk himself out of making it! But Dan soon finds that there are limits to his powers and forces beyond his control. -- publisher's description
The world of Star Trek by David Gerrold( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Star Trek phenomenon, the people involved in its creation, special effects, etc. Includes interviews with the stars of the series
Worlds of wonder : how to write science fiction & fantasy by David Gerrold( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice for would-be science fiction writers, covering such topics as setting, plot, character, and dialogue, as well as the mechanics of grammar, tense, sentence structure, and paragraph transition
Voyage of the Star Wolf by David Gerrold( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Czech and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the alien Morthan Solidarity strikes at the Silk Road Convoy--the oldest, richest, and safest caravan in the starlines--the destroyer, LS-1187, leaves her moorings untested to protect the outworlds from invaders. The first work in David Gerrold's Star Wolf trilogy, this tale pits the human members of the Star Wolf space vessel against the superhuman Morthan crew. Captain Jonathan Korie, hampered by the loss of most of the human fleet to the Morthans and a nearly disabled ship of his own, faces the Morthan threat driven by the need for survival and the desire for revenge. A classic of military science fiction, the Star Wolf trilogy combines rapid action with powerful studies of military character
The Martian child : a novel about a single father adopting a son by David Gerrold( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical novel about a gay man and his decision to adopt and eight-year-old boy captures the realities of single fatherhood and the relationship that develops between the man and his severely troubled son
When Harlie was one : a novel by David Gerrold( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer, raised by humans, believes that he is himself human
Jumping off the planet by David Gerrold( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-first-century Earth is desperately overcrowded, and Charles Dingillian's father offers his three sons a trip to the moon. Actually, he is kidnapping the boys from their mother--and couriering key data in an illegal financial transaction
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe "to boldly go where no man has gone before."
More stories from the Twilight zone by Rod Serling( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that were inspired by the television series Twilight Zone
The Martian child : [a novel about a single father adopting a son] by David Gerrold( )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerrold, a science fiction writer from California, adopts a son who has a slight behavioral problem. He believes himself to be a Martian. Gerrold begins the long, involving work of trying to earn the acceptance of Dennis, a hyperactive eight-year-old who desperately wants a father's love, but is so insecure he feels he must be an alien. Gerrold's memoir of the first two years with Dennis ends with the climax of Dennis running away and waiting in a city park at night for the flying saucers to come and reclaim him
A matter for men by David Gerrold( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Czech and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the human population ravaged by a series of devastating plagues, the alien Chtorr arrive to use the humans as food
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space is our final frontier. In the 23rd century, The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, whose First Officer is Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. The Chief Medical Officer is Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy. With a determined crew of 430, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes and genetic supermen. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before
Bouncing off the moon by David Gerrold( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three boys alone on the Moon are targets of a deadly interplanetary manhunt. Returning to Earth is out of the question. Law and order have broken down. Economies are in chaos. But Chigger and his two brothers can't stay at Geosynchronous Station forever. The only option is to find a planet where they can start over. A new home? They'll be lucky just to stay alive
Chess with a dragon by David Gerrold( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanity tries to escape enslavement by intergalactic aliens
Child of earth by David Gerrold( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaer's family wants to immigrate to Linnea, a strange and hostle planet that can be challenging. After some intense pre-trip training orientation Kae 's family is ready to depart. But trouble is brewing on Linnea and things are about to change
Leaping to the stars by David Gerrold( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Dingillian learns that the Lunar Authority is threatening to cancel all interstellar launches to the colonies and decides to smuggle himself and his family out on a starship, along with the HARLIE unit that has made him an interstellar fugitive
A day for damnation by David Gerrold( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flying sorcerers by David Gerrold( Book )

24 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When space travelers arrive at a remote planet, the local inhabitants turn to their wizard to protect them
Blood and fire by David Gerrold( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive Officer Korie had faced and defeated seemingly invincible Morthan battleships, elusive bio-computer imps, and dreaded Morthan assassins. It would be on the starship Norway, however, that he would meet his greatest challenge-a challenge that could change the outcome of a war and the destiny of humankind. The latest installment of the Star Wolf series, this third galactic struggle concludes the popular trilogy with a rescue mission that is far from routine. Never before published, Blood and Fire is the long-awaited conclusion to the Star Wolf series
Boarding the Enterprise : transporters, tribbles, and the Vulcan death grip in Gene Roddenberry's Star trek by David Gerrold( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trekkies and Trekkers alike will get starry-eyed over this eclectic mix of essays on the groundbreaking original Star Trek series. Star Trek writers D. C. Fontana and David Gerrold, science fiction authors, such as Howard Weinstein, and various academics share behind-the-scenes anecdotes, discuss the show's enduring appeal and influence, and examine some of the classic features of the show, including Spock's irrationality, Scotty's pessimism, and the lack of seatbelts on the Enterprise. The impact of Star Trek on subsequent science-fiction television programs is explored, as well as how the show laid the foundation for the science fiction genre to break into the television medium
 
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Alternative Names
David Gerrold Amerikaans auteur

David Gerrold écrivain américain

David Gerrold scrittore statunitense

David Gerrold US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller von Fantasy- und Science-Fiction-Romanen

Freedman, Jerrold David 1944-

Friedman, David Jerrold 1944-

Дейвід Джерролд

Дэвид Герролд

ג'רולד, דוד, 1944-

ג'רולד, דיוויד

ג'רולד, דיוויד, 1944-

ג'רולד, דיויד

دیوید قررول

제롤드, 데이비드

ジェロルド, デイヴィッド

デイヴィッド・ジェロルド

大衛·傑洛德

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