WorldCat Identities

Bisson, Terry

Overview
Works: 111 works in 260 publications in 7 languages and 11,503 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Miscellanea  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Short stories  History  Young adult works  Alternative histories (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PS3552.I7736, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Bisson
Nat Turner by Terry Bisson( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the slave and preacher who, believing that God wanted him to free the slaves, led a major revolt in 1831
The fight to survive by Terry Bisson( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boba Fett is left alone in a dangerous galaxy, he must struggle for safety -- and vengenece -- using his strength, his intelligence, and his father's hard lessons
Crossfire by Terry Bisson( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boba Fett finds himself an orphan at age ten, he becomes a bounty hunter in order to survive alone, but the Jedi and Count Dooku have other plans for his young life
Any day now : a novel by Terry Bisson( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the emerging radicalized culture of the 1960s throughout the eastern United States serves as a commentary on the nation as experienced by members of an isolated hippie commune
Be first in the universe by Stephanie Spinner( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with their hippie grandparents, ten-year-old twins, Tod and Tessa, discover an unusual shop at the nearby mall, where they find a lie-detecting electronic pet, a Do-Right machine, and other alien gadgets which help them foil their nemeses, the evil Gneiss twins
The pickup artist by Terry Bisson( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hank Shapiro, is a pickup artist, a government agent who gathers for retirement creative works whose time has come and gone. There's simply not enough room in the world for all the art, so anything past a certain age must be cataloged, archived in the records, and destroyed, paving the way for new art."--Jacket
Bears discover fire and other stories by Terry Bisson( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Czech and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories deal with all the great living writers migrating to one town, the British Isles drifting towards the United States, two disruptive visitors from the future, and a helpful banking machine
Voyage to the Red Planet by Terry Bisson( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
Fire on the mountain by Terry Bisson( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a South where the Civil War never happened, a successful slave revolution spawns a socialist utopia, and a Black woman grieves for the loss of her astronaut husband on a mission to Mars
Pirates of the Universe by Terry Bisson( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a 21st Century fur trapper, except that instead of mink or beaver he hunts "peteys," which are creatures in space, their skins being a currency in our war-ravaged world. By the author of Voyage to the Red Planet
Expiration date : never by Stephanie Spinner( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their alien friend Gemini Jack tries to help twins Tod and Tessa but his actions backfire when he turns the evil Gneiss twins super-nice and removes drummer Nigel Throbber's celebrity by spraying him with permanent Fame Ban
Numbers don't lie by Terry Bisson( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson Wu is the star of this hilarious collection of three related stories, which are full of word play and mathematical formulas
On a move : the story of Mumia Abu-Jamal by Terry Bisson( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was implicated in the slaying of a police officer in Philadelphia in 1981
Car talk : with Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers by Tom Magliozzi( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Click and Clack from the weekly radio talk show "Car Talk" answer car owners' most common questions
Talking man by Terry Bisson( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having dreamt this world into being, the wizard called "Talking Man" falls in love with what he has made and retires there. He lives in a house trailer on a Kentucky hillside close by his junkyard, and he only uses magic on the rare occasions he can't fix a car the other way. He'd be there still if his jealous codreamer Dgene hadn't decided to undo his creation and return this world to nothingness. When Talking Man lights out to stop her, his daughter Crystal and chance-acquaintance William Williams give chase into a West that changes around them. The geography shimmers and melts, catfish big as boats are pulled from the Mississippi, the moon crumbles into luminous rings and refugees from burning cities choke the highways
Nat Turner : slave revolt leader by Terry Bisson( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and times of the African American preacher who led a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia in 1831, believing that God wanted him to free the slaves
Tradin' paint : raceway rookies and royalty by Terry Bisson( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical and statistical information on both legendary and up-and-coming American race car drivers, as well as information about how the drivers got started in the field and what life as a race car driver is like
In the upper room and other likely stories by Terry Bisson( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that formerly appeared in such publications as "Asimov's," "Playboy", "Southern Exposure", and "Crank!" with a science fiction twist
Greetings by Terry Bisson( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle man : a novelization by Terry Bisson( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Samuel has the gift of healing with a touch of his hand. But when one of his followers dies on the pulpit, suspicion is cast upon the boy. Mulder and Scully are called into investigate
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCalhoun, T. B.

controlled identityQuentin, Brad

Bisson, Terry Ballantine.

Terry Bisson Amerikaans schrijver

Terry Bisson amerikansk frfattare

Terry Bisson amerikansk skribent

Terry Bisson amerykański pisarz

Terry Bisson scrittore e curatore editoriale statunitense

Тери Бисън

Терри Биссон американский писатель

טרי ביסון

テリー・ビッスン

ビッスン, テリー

ビッソン, テリー

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The fight to surviveCrossfireBe first in the universeThe pickup artistBears discover fire and other storiesFire on the mountainPirates of the UniverseExpiration date : never