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Shiner, Lewis

Overview
Works: 54 works in 137 publications in 8 languages and 3,173 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Musical fiction  Manuscripts  Love stories  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Science fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.H496, 813.54
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Deserted cities of the heart by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glimpses : a novel by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As repairman Ray Shackleford listens to the tapes that his band made back in the 1960s, he is drawn back to those days himself, as he remembers what might have been
Say goodbye : the Laurie Moss story by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel on pop stardom, featuring a singer and songwriter who did not make it. The heroine is Laurie Moss of Texas whose rock-and-roll band rises as high as the top one hundred, but to succeed you have to rise much higher
Black & white : a novel by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in French and English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Michael follows his dying father to North Carolina, a lifetime of lies begins to unravel. His pursuit of his father's past--haunted by voodoo, adultery and murder--takes him to a place called Hayti, once the most prosperous black community in the South. Now the mysteries of Michael's own heritage become a matter of life and death, as racial conflicts barely restrained since the 1960s erupt again
Dark tangos : a novel by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After the breakup of his marriage and his forced relocation to Buenos Aires, Rob Cavenaugh's life was going downhill fast. Until he met Elena. She was smart and beautiful and danced like a dream. But she had a history that she said he would never understand, a history that went back to the Dirty War of the 1970s, when government death squads brought a new word to the world: the Disappeared. Then he learned that the past is never over in Argentina. Beyond the bright lights and the seductive tango music lay the open wounds of kidnapping, torture, and betrayal--and one last chance for redemption."--P. [2] of jacket
Aces high by George R. R Martin ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After the alien virus struck humanity in the wake of World War II, a handful of the survivors found they possessed superhuman powers. The Wild Cards shared-world volumes tell their story. Here in book two, we trace these heroes and villains through the tumultuous 1980s, in stories from SF and fantasy giants such as George R.R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Lewis Shiner, Walter Jon Williams, and others"--
Jokers wild a mosaic novel by Melinda M Snodgrass ( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The journey into high adventure soars on! Let the secret history of the world be told--of the alien virus that struck Earth after World War II, and of the handful of survivors who found they now possess superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, endowed with powerful mental and physical prowess. The others were Jokers, tormented by bizarre mind or body disfigurements. Some served humanity. Others wreaked terror. Now, forty years later, under the streets of Manhattan an evil genius unleashes the powers of darkness--and Aces and Jokers alike must fight for their lives. Here, in the third volume of the Wild Cards series, seven of science fiction's most gifted writers take you on a journey of wonder and excitement. Includes stories by: Edward Bryant, Leanne C. Harper, George R.R. Martin, John J. Miller, Lewis Shiner, Walter Simons, Melinda M. Snodgrass"--
Love in vain : stories by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected stories by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gathers the best from Shiner's three previous, long out-of-print collections, and combines them with new and previously uncollected work to create the definitive compilation of his short fiction
When the music's over : a benefit anthology ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frontera by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Say goodbye by Lewis Shiner ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1994, Laurie Moss left Texas and headed west, determined to make it big as part of an L.A. rock and roll band. With talent to spare and a single-minded drive to succeed, Laurie's career takes off-- helped along by a leading rock journalist willing to tell her whole story. This is an epic tale of talent, fame, and a woman's sturggle to make it in a male-dominated business
Missing persons three tales of extreme suspense by Lewis Shiner ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories: Lizard men of Los Angeles, Prodigal son, Perfidia
Wild cards a mosaic novel by George R. R Martin ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The alien virus arrived on Earth just after World War II and the world was never the same. For those who become infected, there are two results: death, or transformation. And depending on the recipient, death is sometimes the preferable outcome. Only a few lucky ones become super-human "aces" as a side effect of the virus; the rest are turned into horrible, grotesque "jokers." It's a strange and wonderful, terrible and terrifying world where anything can go. A world that, in a twist of fate, could lie just outside your door. A world of Wild cards
Slam by Lewis Shiner ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SLAM is a bright and acerbic depiction of the slacker culture of Texas, a testament to a lost and found generation. Dave stepped out of Bastrop Federal Prison and into the home of one Margueritte Johnson, aka the Old Lady. The Old Lady passed on and left behind her house and twenty-three cats. The cats need a caretaker, and can pay generously for the service. Dave will be that caretaker, or so he thinks, but there are others with an eye on the Johnson estate. Soon Dave is caught up in a whirlwind of anarchists, golddiggers, skateboard punks, lawyers, hackers and arsonists, a population of dropouts and misfits who will do anything to avoid doing anything. AUTHORBIO: LEWIS SHINER is the award-winning author of five novels, most recently Say Goodbye, The Laurie Moss Story. He lives in Durham, North Carolina
Time masters by Bob Wayne ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild cards ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild cards. a mosaic novel ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected stories by Lewis Shiner ( )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Containing forty-one stories and extensive author's notes, Collected Stories is the definitive compilation of Lewis Shiner's short work
Slam by Lewis Shiner ( )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slam is a bright and acerbic depiction of the slacker culture of Texas and a testament to a lost and found generation. Dave stepped out of Bastrop Federal Prison after a six-month stretch for tax evasion and into the home of one Margueritte Johnson, a.k.a. the Old Lady. The Old Lady passed on, leaving her house and her fortune to her twenty-three cats. But the cats need a caretaker-or so he thinks. There are others with an eye on the Johnson estate, and soon Dave is caught up in a whirlwind of anarchists, gold diggers, skateboard punks, lawyers, hackers, and arsonists-a population of dropouts and misfits who will do anything to avoid doing anything
 
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Alternative Names
シャイナー, ルイス
Languages
English (72)
French (6)
Japanese (4)
German (3)
Swedish (3)
Italian (3)
Spanish (2)
Polish (1)
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