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Bacigalupi, Paolo

Overview
Works: 60 works in 366 publications in 13 languages and 18,313 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  War stories, American  Thrillers (Fiction)  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3602.A3447, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paolo Bacigalupi
 
Most widely held works by Paolo Bacigalupi
Ship breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction. In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl
The water knife by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

41 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel "cuts" water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ensuring that lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert and that anyone who challenges her is left in the gutted-suburban dust. When water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only truth in the desert is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink
The windup girl by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

64 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits? And what happens when this forces humanity to the cusp of post-human evolution? This is a tale of Bangkok struggling for survival in a post-oil era of rising sea levels and out-of-control mutation
The drowned cities by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her
Zombie baseball beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While practicing for their next baseball game, thirteen-year-old friends Rabi, Miguel, and Joe discover that the nefarious activities of the Delbe, Iowa, meatpacking plant have caused cows to turn into zombies
The doubt factory by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a radical band of teen activists claim that Alix's powerful father covers up wrongdoing by corporations that knowingly allow innocent victims to die in order to make enormous profits from unsafe products, she must decide if she will blow the whistle on his misdeeds"--
Tool of war by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future beset with rising seas, corporate government, and constant civil war, a bioengineered half-man/half-beast super-soldier who calls himself Tool breaks his conditioning to overcome his genetically enhanced sense of loyalty to the corporation that created him and seeks revenge against his old masters
Ship breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In America's Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life
Pump Six and other stories by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of science fiction short stories, combining the author's views on politics, social issues, and the dire consequences of abusing the environment
Zombie baseball beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While practicing for their next baseball game, thirteen-year-old friends Rabi, Miguel, and Joe discover that the nefarious activities of the Delbe, Iowa, meatpacking plant have caused cows to turn into zombies
The tangled lands by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel told in four parts. Khaim, The Blue City, is the last remaining city in a crumbled empire that overly relied upon magic until it became toxic. It is run by a tyrant known as The Jolly Mayor and his devious right hand, the last archmage in the world. Together they try to collect all the magic for themselves so they can control the citizens of the city. But when their decadence reaches new heights and begins to destroy the environment, the people stage an uprising to stop them
The water knife : a novel by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water is more precious than gold in the American Southwest. With the death toll rising, will the companies come to a settlement to divy up the water?
The windup girl by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anderson Lake is a company man, AgriGen's Calorie Man in Thailand. Undercover as a factory manager, Anderson combs Bangkok's street markets in search of foodstuffs thought to be extinct, hoping to reap the bounty of history's lost calories. There, he encounters Emiko. Emiko is the Windup Girl, a strange and beautiful creature. One of the New People, Emiko is not human; she is an engineered being, crèche-grown and programmed to satisfy the decadent whims of a Kyoto businessman, but now abandoned to the streets of Bangkok. Regarded as soulless beings by some, devils by others, New People are slaves, soldiers, and toys of the rich in a chilling near future in which calorie companies rule the world, the oil age has passed, and the side effects of bio-engineered plagues run rampant across the globe. What happens when calories become currency? What happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits, when said bio-terrorism's genetic drift forces mankind to the cusp of post-human evolution?
The drowned cities by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two refugees of war, Mahlia and Mouse, are known as 'war maggots': survivors who have barely managed to escape the unspeakable violence plaguing the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities. Their fragile safety is threatened when they discover a wounded, bioengineered war beast named Tool, who is hunted by a vengeful band of soldiers. Mahlia is faced with an impossible decision: risk everything to save the boy who once saved her, or flee to her own safety
The alchemist by Paolo Bacigalupi( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the beleaguered city of Khaim, a lone alchemist seeks a solution to a deadly threat ... Every time a spell is cast, a bit of bramble sprouts, sending up tangling vines, bloody thorns, and threatening a poisonous sleep"--Publisher's description on jacket flap
The doubt factory by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything Alix knows about her life is a lie. She begins investigating disturbing claims made against her father. Could her dad really be at the helm of a firm that distorts the truth and covers up wrongdoing by hugely profitable corporations that have allowed innocent victims to die? Is it possible that her father is the bad guy? Alix has to make a choice, and time is running out, but can she truly risk everything and blow the whistle on the man who loves her and raised her?
Tool of war by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future beset with rising seas, corporate government, and constant civil war, a bioengineered half-man/half-beast super-soldier, who calls himself Tool, breaks his conditioning to overcome his genetically enhanced sense of loyalty to the corporation that created him and seeks revenge against his old masters
The executioness by Tobias S Buckell( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magic has a price. But someone else will pay. Every time a spell is cast, a bit of bramble sprouts, sending up tangling vines, bloody thorns, and threatening a poisonous sleep. It sprouts in tilled fields and in neighbors' roof beams, thrusts up from between street cobbles, and bursts forth from sacks of powdered spice. A bit of magic, and bramble follows. A little at first, and then more--until whole cities are dragged down under tangling vines and empires lie dead, ruins choked by bramble forest. Monuments to people who loved magic too much"--Publisher's description on jacket flap
Year's best SF 14 by David G Hartwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2008's best short-form SF - selected by acclaimed, award-winning editors and anthologists David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer - offers stunning new extrapolations on what awaits humankind beyond the next dawn. The art of the story is explored boldly and provocatively in this powerful new collection of Year's Best speculative fiction
Pump six and other stories by Paolo Bacigalupi( Recording )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paolo Bacigalupi's debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolo's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience
 
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Alternative Names
Paolo Bacigalupi Amerikaans auteur

Paolo Bacigalupi amerikai sci-fi és fantasyszerző

Paolo Bacigalupi écrivain américain

Paolo Bacigalupi escritor estadounidense de ciencia ficción y fantasía

Paolo Bacigalupi scrittore statunitense

Paolo Bacigalupi US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Паоло Бачигалупи

Паоло Бачигалупі

Պաոլո Բաչիգալուպի

پائولو باچیقالوپی

پائولو باچیگالوپی نویسنده آمریکایی

바치갈루피, 파올로 1972-

파올로 바치갈루피 미국의 SF 판타지 소설가

パオロ・バチガルピ

バチガルピ, パオロ

保羅·巴奇加盧比

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