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Tepper, Sheri S.

Overview
Works: 117 works in 572 publications in 8 languages and 18,632 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Dystopian fiction  Feminist fiction  Adventure stories  Legal fiction (Literature)  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheri S Tepper
The gate to Women's Country by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a nuclear holocaust, civilization evolves into two disparate parts of walled towns and warrior garrisons
Grass by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,273 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?
Beauty : a novel by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,227 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
A plague of angels by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,104 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
The Margarets by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 918 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 companions by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 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 visitor by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 864 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
Shadow's end : a novel by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 862 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
The fresco by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 837 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
The waters rising by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 827 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
Raising the Stones by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught between the cultures of two different planetary worlds, Sam Girat searches restlessly for his purpose in life
Singer from the sea by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 804 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
Six moon dance by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 802 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
Sideshow by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 769 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 )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 690 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 )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 620 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
Fish tails : a novel by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fish Tails, two of Sheri S. Tepper's beloved characters--Abasio and Xulai (A Plague of Angels and The Waters Rising)--and their children travel from village to village scattered across the sparsely populated land of Tingawa. They are searching for others who might be interested in adopting their sea-dwelling lifestyle. Along their journey they encounter strange visitors from the far off world of Lom, characters from Tepper's nine-book True Game series of novels--Mavin Manyshaped, Jinian Star-eye, and Silkhands the Healer--all of whom have been gathered up by an interfering, time-traveling, rule-breaking do-gooder to do one last good deed on earth before its metamorphosis is complete. For the waters are rising and will soon engulf the entire planet, transforming it utterly and irrevocably
Northshore by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pamra Don, a young priestess and Thrasne, a trader, discover hidden and dangerous truths on Northshore
The Awakeners by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pamra Don is a young woman scarred by her mother's death, lured to a preist-hood where the truth must be hidden from the faithful. Thrasne, a young boatman who trades from town to town, is free from the iron control of the towers of the Awakeners, and the priests of the world of the River--free, that is, as long as he never speaks his mind. These two, by design and accident both, are about to discover many truths. And on the Northshore of the River, the truth can kill you
Southshore by Sheri S Tepper( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityHorlak, E. E.

controlled identityOliphant, B. J.

controlled identityOrde, A. J.

Douglas, Shirley Stewart, 1929-2016

Eberhart, Sheri S.

Eberhart, Sheri S., 1929-2016

Horlak, E. E.

Oliphant, B. J.

Oliphant B. J. 1929-....

Orde, A. J.

Orde A. J. 1929-....

Sheri S. Tepper Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Sheri S. Tepper amerikai sci-fi író

Sheri S. Tepper écrivain américaine

Sheri S. Tepper scrittrice statunitense

Sheri S. Tepper US-amerikanische Science-Fiction-, Fantasy-, Horror- und Mystery-Autorin

Sheri Stewart Tepper

Sheri Tepper

Stewart Douglas, Shirley, 1929-2016

Stewart Tepper, Sheri, 1929-2016

Tepper, S.

Tepper, Sheri Stewart.

Теппер, Шери

Шері С. Теппер

שרי ס. טפר

テッパー, シェリ・S

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