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Gibson, William 1948-

Overview
Works: 308 works in 1,295 publications in 16 languages and 32,549 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Political fiction  Steampunk fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3557.I2264, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Gibson
Neuromancer by William Gibson ( Book )
132 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Case, a burned out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system
Spook country by William Gibson ( Book )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multilingual Tito engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while journalist Hollis frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and prescription drug addict Milgrim wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor
Pattern recognition by William Gibson ( Book )
50 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hired to investigate a mysterious video collection that has been appearing on the Internet, market research consultant Cayce Pollard realizes that there is more to the assignment when her computer is hacked
Zero history by William Gibson ( Book )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former rock singer Hollis Henry and ex-addict Milgrim, an accomplished linguist, are at the front line of a sinister proprietor's attempts to get a slice of the military budget. When a Department of Defense contract for combat-wear turns out to be the gateway drug for arms dealers, they gradually realize their employer has some very dangerous competitors--including Garreth, a ruthless ex-military officer with lots of friends. Set largely in London after our post-Crash times
The difference engine by William Gibson ( Book )
43 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century
Virtual light by William Gibson ( Book )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to NoCal and SoCal, 2005, the uneasy sister-states of Northern and Southern California, in a nation and society still divided along seismic fault lines of wealth and power...chasms seldom crossed except in fear, exploitation, or violence. The millennium has come and gone, leaving in its wake the ruins of our outworn modern era and the first chaotic suggestions of a new paradigm
Idoru by William Gibson ( Book )
67 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in futuristic Tokyo, a rock star falls in love with a realistic hologram only to discover that his obsession has placed him in serious danger
All tomorrow's parties by William Gibson ( Book )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From his cardboard box in the Tokyo subway, connected to the Internet, a clairvoyant cyberpunk mobilizes his friends to avert a world disaster. It is due to occur on a bridge in San Francisco, now home to squatters, and is part of a rich man's bid for world domination
Mona Lisa overdrive by William Gibson ( Book )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living in the vast computer landscape of cyberspace, young Mona taps into the mind of world-famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell who deciphers cyperspace plans, including those devised by Japanese underworld
Count Zero by William Gibson ( Book )
41 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Turner, corporate mercenary, wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side. Then Hosaka Corporation reactivates him for a mission more dangerous than the one he's recovering from: Maas-Neotek's chief of R&D is defecting. Turner is the one assigned to get him out intact, along with the biochip he's perfected. But this proves to be of supreme interest to certain other parties--some of whom aren't remotely human. Bobby Newmark is entirely human: a rustbelt data-hustler totally unprepared for what comes his way when the defection triggers war in cyberspace. With voodoo on the Net and a price on his head, Newmark thinks he's only trying to get out alive. Untilhe meets the angel. A stylish, streetsmart, frighteningly probable parable of the future
Burning chrome by William Gibson ( Book )
41 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten short stories by the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of Neuromancer deal with a human memory bank, UFOs, sleep machines, interstellar travel, a Soviet space station, and computer crime in such works as "Johnny Mnemonic" and the title tale
Distrust that particular flavor by William Gibson ( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Known primarily as a novelist, Gibson has, over thirty years, been approached by different publication to share his insights into contemporary culture. The resulting essays are collected here for the first time
Neuromancer by William Gibson ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Case, a nerve-damaged data thief, is recruited by a new employer for a last-chance run against a powerful artificial intelligence
Spook country by William Gibson ( Recording )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A multilingual man engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while a journalist frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and a prescription drug addict wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor
Zero history by William Gibson ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two people trail in the wake of Bigend, the global marketing genius: a former singer-turned- journalist who can't say no to him; and a former addict, useful because he's brilliant, watchful, and essentially invisible. Bigend needs these people to help him stay on top of the global market. Because clearly someone wants to push him off it
Johnny Mnemonic by Keanu Reeves ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second decade of the 21st century. Corporations rule. The world is threatened by a new plague: NAS. Nerve Attenuation Syndrome, fatal, epidemic, its cause and cure unknown. The corporations are opposed by the LoTeks, a resistance movement risen from the streets: hackers, data-pirates, guerrilla-fighters in the info-wars. The corporations defend themselves. They hire the Yakuza, the most powerful of all crime syndicates. They sheathe their data in black ice, lethal viruses waiting to burn the brains of intruders. But the LoTeks wait in their strongholds, in the old city cores, like rats in the walls of the world. The most valuable information must sometimes be entrusted to mnemonic couriers, elite agents who smuggle data in wet-wired brain implants. Johnny Mnemonic is one of these couriers. This is his story
Virtual light by William Gibson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berry Rydell, a cop with a knack for overreaction, is set on the trail of Chevette Washington, a spike-haired courier who has just picked the wrong pocket, stealing a pair of virtual light sunglasses belonging to an employee of Costa Rica's Medellin-financed havens of illicit data
Johnny Mnemonic by William Gibson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Polish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pattern recognition by William Gibson ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cayce Pollard, a design consultant, is on the trail of the creator of Internet videos that have attained a worldwide cult following. As she draws closer to the truth, Cayce's life is threatened by those who will stop at nothing to protect the secret of the videos
Punk : an aesthetic ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrated narrative of the evolution, realization, and legacy of the punk aesthetic - from the marginal cultural catalysts behind the movement through the musicians and artists who fourished in its prime to the traces still visible in popular culture today
 
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Alternative Names
Gibson, William Ford 1948-
Gibsons, Viljams 1948-
William Gibson
ギブスン, ウィリアム
ギブソン, ウィリアム
Languages
English (607)
German (27)
Swedish (19)
Polish (9)
French (8)
Spanish (8)
Danish (7)
Czech (7)
Portuguese (5)
Estonian (3)
Italian (3)
Japanese (2)
Turkish (1)
Serbian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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