WorldCat Identities

Vinge, Vernor

Overview
Works: 98 works in 304 publications in 6 languages and 8,447 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Science fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Contributor
Classifications: PS3572.I534, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Vernor Vinge
A fire upon the deep by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
38 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientists release an ancient Transcendent artifact that destroys thousands of worlds and enslaves all natural and artificial intelligence, only one ship escapes and the struggle begins
A deepness in the sky by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Spiders, inhabitants of a planet where the sun regularly stops shining for periods of 200 years, during which they are frozen in ice. The novel picks them up emerging from their most recent hibernation in a frenzy of activity and innovation to make up for lost time. By the author of A Fire upon the Deep
Rainbows end by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a near-future western civilization that is threatened by corruptive practices within its technologically advanced information networks, a recovered Alzheimer's victim and his family are caught up in a dangerous maelstrom beyond their worst imaginings
The children of the sky by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a disaster that nearly obliterated humankind throughout the galaxy. Ravna and the pack animals for which the planet is named have survived a war, and Ravna has saved more than one hundred children who were in cold-sleep aboard the vessel that brought them. While there is peace among the Tines, there are those among them--and among the humans--who seek power ... and no matter the cost, these malcontents are determined to overturn the fledgling civilization that has taken root since the humans landed. On a world of fascinating wonders and terrifying dangers, Vernor Vinge has created a powerful novel of adventure and discovery that will entrance the many readers of A Fire Upon the Deep. Filled with the inventiveness, excitement, and human drama that have become hallmarks of his work, this new novel is sure to become another great milestone in Vinge's already stellar career."--
Marooned in realtime by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a distant future Earth where the human race has inexplicably dwindled to some three hundred members, a secretive person harbors a deadly secret that he or she is willing to kill in order to protect
The collected stories of Vernor Vinge by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of short fiction by the Hugo Award winner ranges from his earliest works to his longer takes from the 1970s and 1980s and includes "The Ungoverned" and "The Blabber."
The peace war by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifty years before, the "Peace Authority" took control of governments worldwide with a radically different weapon, the "bobbler, ' which encased its targets within an impenetrable force field, rendering resistance useless. after the takeover come the plagues; civilization fell into a semifeudal state, and all high technology was banned. But Paul Naismith, inventer of the bobbler, has never given up hope. After having hidden from the usurping Peace Authority for decades, he is finally ready to lead the Tinker underground against the evil he helped to create. The odds against them seem impossibly long. Nothing has been able to defeat the Peace Authority's bobbler. Until now
Across realtime by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Peace Authority eliminated war by using the "bobble," a unique spherical state of stasis than encapsulated an object in an impenetrable force field. Paul Naismith, reclusive leader of the Tinker underground, has deceloped his own extraordinary, illegal, technology, far surpassing the Authority, hoping to strike back someday
The witling by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two anthropologists surveying the planet Giri are captured by the planet's inhabitants, and become caught between two warring alien societies and their deadly telekinetic powers
Tatja Grimm's world by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multiple Hugo Award winner Vernor Vinge's first full-length novel As a mud-spattered youngster, Tatja quickly realized she was different from the stone-age primitives with whom she grew up. Her insatiable curiosity and thirst for knowledge could not be quenched among them; she had to explore and learn more about the strange world she lived on. She finds the bastion of all culture, arts, entertainment and history for the entire planet, the seven-hundred-year-old science fiction magazine Fantasie, which is produced entirely aboard a gargantuan floating vessel the size of a small city. But despite the printing presses, sail-powered vessels, and mind-expanding technology, Tatja is still dissatisfied. Rising through the ranks, she finds that the people on the enormous barge are just as unintelligent as the primitives she grew up with. But others have come to the planet who not only challenge her intelligence, but offer her a tantalizing opportunity to uncover answers to mysteries that have long plagued her. But with opportunity comes risk. And if she acts unwisely, she could bring doom to the only world she knows. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
A fire upon the deep by Vernor Vinge ( )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this popular and widely praised novel, a rescue mission races against time to save a pair of human children being held captive by a medieval lupine race-and to recover the weapon that will keep the universe from being changed forever
True names by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True names-- and other dangers by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grimm's world by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
2 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zones of thought by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deepness in the sky by Vernor Vinge ( )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Spiders, inhabitants of a planet where the sun regularly stops shining for periods of 200 years, during which they are frozen in ice. The novel picks them up emerging from their most recent hibernation in a frenzy of activity and innovation to make up for lost time. By the author of A Fire upon the Deep
Threats...and other promises by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un feu sur l'abîme by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Au point de départ de ce roman touffu et complexe, une expédition archéologique dans un monde reculé redonne vie à un programme informatique qui risque de dévorer la galaxie entière. Les efforts pour s'en débarrasser seront le prétexte à la description de civilisations et de races extraterrestres d'une imagination débridée. Deux enfants abandonnés sur un monde médiéval sont le pivot du récit. [SDM]
The children of the sky by Vernor Vinge ( )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a disaster that nearly obliterated humankind throughout the galaxy. Ravna and the pack animals for which the planet is named have survived a war, and Ravna has saved more than one hundred children who were in cold-sleep aboard the vessel that brought them. While there is peace among the Tines, there are those among them--and among the humans--who seek power ... and no matter the cost, these malcontents are determined to overturn the fledgling civilization that has taken root since the humans landed. On a world of fascinating wonders and terrifying dangers, Vernor Vinge has created a powerful novel of adventure and discovery that will entrance the many readers of A Fire Upon the Deep. Filled with the inventiveness, excitement, and human drama that have become hallmarks of his work, this new novel is sure to become another great milestone in Vinge's already stellar career."--
Rainbows end by Vernor Vinge ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Californie, au milieu du XXIe siècle. Dans un monde où dominent l'informatique et le cyberespace, un dangereux procédé de contrôle des esprits est élaboré. Le chef des services secrets européens est derrière ce procédé appelé V-D-M-C (Vous-Devez-Me-Croire). Robert Gu, le plus grand poète américain, se trouve mêlé à l'affaire
 
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Alternative Names
Vinge, Vernor Steffen, 1944-
Vinge, Vernor (Vernor Steffen)
Vinge, Vernor (Vernor Steffen), 1944-
וינגי, ורנור
ヴィンジ, ヴァーナー
Languages
English (168)
French (15)
German (4)
Serbian (2)
Croatian (1)
Italian (1)
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