WorldCat Identities

Tepper, Sheri S.

Overview
Works: 136 works in 472 publications in 1 language and 20,883 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Feminist fiction  Adventure stories  Science fiction 
Classifications: PS3570.E673, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Sheri S Tepper
Grass by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marjorie has to find answers about the planet known as Grass. A plague that threatens to destroy all human life is spreading among the stars, on all worlds except Grass. Why is it immune?
The gate to Women's Country by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a nuclear holocaust, civilization evolves into two disparate parts of walled towns and warrior garrisons
A plague of angels by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A malevolent prophecy about an age-old battle unites the fortunes of a powerful witch living in a magical fortress, a young woman from an enchanted village, and a young man who has run away from home
Beauty : a novel by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the critically acclaimed novels "The Gate To Women's Country, Raising The Stones, and the Hugo-nominated "Grass, Sheri Tepper has established herself as one of the major science fiction writers of out Time. In "Beauty, she broadens her territory even further, with a novel that evokes all the richness of fairy tale and fable. Drawing on the wellspring of tales such as "Sleeping Beauty," Beauty is a moving novel of love and loss, hope and despair, magic and nature. Set against a backdrop both enchanted and frightening, the story begins with a wicked aunt's curse that will afflict a young woman named Beauty on her sixteenth birthday. Though Beauty is able to sidestep tragedy, she soon finds herself embarked on an adventure of vast consequences. For it becomes clear that the enchanted places of this fantastic world--a place not unlike our own--are in danger and must be saved before it is too late
The Margarets by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a future Earth from which human slaves are traded for desperately needed water supplies, a lonely Mars settler manifests multiple personalities that develop individual lives and talents that collaborate to protect the world from hostile alien races
The visitor by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When an asteroid crashed into the Earth hundreds of years ago in the twenty-first century, much of what was considered civilization was obliterated. All that remains of that time are paltry fragmented memories of science and life colored by myth and superstition
The fresco by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bookstore manager Benita Alvarez-Shipton's life is changed drastically when a pair of aliens ask her "to transmit their message of peace to the powers that be in Washington," and then to share their culture, their beliefs, and their art--especially the ancient and mystical Fresco that appears to dominate their collective lives."--Jacket
Shadow's end : a novel by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One man's struggle against a strange force causing mass deaths on planets in space. The setting is a planet where men worship a terrifying god. A look at man's place in the universe by the author of Beauty
Raising the stones by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Foundation book." Caught between the cultures of two different planetary worlds, Sam Girat searches restlessly for his purpose in life
Six moon dance by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel on a planet where the sex roles are reversed, women pursuing men to the point where men wear veils to avoid exciting them. The story concerns a possible disaster because of volcanic eruption
Singer from the sea by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An heiress on the isolated planet of Haven must unmask a terrible truth--or else the entire civilization is doomed to be swept away on a cosmic sea of oblivion
The companions by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Famed linguist Paul Delis travels to the enigmatic planet Moss to determine whether the strange multicolored shapes of dancing light observed on the planet's surface are evidence of intelligent life. With Delis is his half sister, Jewel, the wife of one of the explorers lost on Jungle. Working together, they are to determine the true nature of the "Mossen" and decipher the strange "language" that accompanies the phenomenon. Leaving an overpopulated homeworld that is rapidly becoming depleted of the raw materials needed for human survival, Jewel is a member of a radical underground group opposing a recent government edict that will eliminate all of the planet's "nonessential" living inhabitants. And it is here, at the universe's unexplored edge, where the fate of endangered creatures may ultimately be decided
The waters rising by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Sea King declares war on the small kingdoms of Norland, and forbids any ships from sailing on the rising waters that threaten to flood humanity, a princess must awaken an ancient killer to save the world
Sideshow by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The planet Elsewhere, peaceful for years, until deadly religions incidents occur, Enforcer Fringe Owldark is sent to investigate the arrival of the Hobbs Land gods
Gibbon's decline and fall by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war of the sexes whose heroines are members of a feminist club. They take on an alliance of men who want to reduce women to the role of slaves
The family tree by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel composed of two plots, one ecological, the other apocalyptic. In the first, a town is invaded by intelligent trees and a woman discovers she can talk to them. In the second, a group of people seek to prevent an end-of-the-world prophecy from coming true. By the author of Gibbon's Decline and Fall
Northshore by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New fantasy writer. Compelling story set in distant planet where humans and winged natives uneasily coexist
The Awakeners by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Southshore by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After long silence by Sheri S Tepper ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Horlak, E. E.

controlled identity Oliphant, B. J.

controlled identity Orde, A. J.

Horlak, E. E.
Oliphant, B. J.
Oliphant B. J. 1929-....
Orde, A. J.
Orde A. J. 1929-....
Tepper, S.
Tepper, Sheri Stewart.
テッパー, シェリ・S
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English (275)
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