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Miesel, Sandra 1941-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 48 publications in 4 languages and 1,803 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction  Art  Biography  Documentary films  Controversial literature  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3554.I3, 813.54
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Publications about Sandra Miesel
Publications by Sandra Miesel
Most widely held works about Sandra Miesel
 
Most widely held works by Sandra Miesel
The Da Vinci hoax : exposing the errors in The Da Vinci code by Carl E Olson( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 686 libraries worldwide
A carefully researched critique of Dan Brown's bestselling novel "The Da Vinci Code" that reveals the truth behind the facts Brown presents in the novel and examines some of the novel's more controversial claims
Light beyond all shadow : religious experience in Tolkien's work ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Organized religion is notably absent from J.R.R. Tolkien's Secondary Universe, despite the author's own deep Catholic faith. Essays in Light Beyond All Shadow explore this anomaly across the full sweep of Tolkien's legendarium, plus Peter Jackson's film trilogy. Contributors examine the sources and style of Tolkien's Catholic imagination, from Biblical typology to personal relationships. Although his imagery has both Christian and pagan resonances, Tolkien's "comedy of grace" is neither occult nor Manichaean. Creation reveals the Creator, Light stands for sub-creative power diffusing from the Deity. Water, music, poetry, and the life-giving Feminine are signposts of transcendence. As in its earlier companion volume, The Ring and the Cross, Light Beyond All Shadow illuminates Tolkien beautifully. -- Back cover
Lost Dorsai by Gordon R Dickson( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
The long night by Poul Anderson( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Shaman by Sandra Miesel( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Fantasy-roman
Dreamrider by Sandra Miesel( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The dreams were driving her mad -- or perhaps they were proof of her madness. They came without warning, not only during sleep, but whenever the glitter of a shiny surface caught her eye, whenever her hold on reality chanced to slip. She dared not tell her doctor or her university colleagues -- in the orderly, controlled world of the next century she'd be committed to a PSI ward for such an admission. It seemed the only way to sanity lay through the gates of the dream, and to help the Shamans from another future -- the old and gentle Kara, and the inhuman Lute. They promised to teach her mastery of her dream-rides through a mutlitude of futures and alternative pasts, but they did not tell her at what cost. . .
Pied piper of atheism : Philip Pullman and children's fantasy by Pete Vere( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The Da Vinci hoax by Carl E Olson( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Explores facts from the novel by Dan Brown and also exposes inaccuracies and falsehoods
Fact and fiction in the Da Vinci Code by Steven L Kellmeyer( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
With graduate degrees in both European history and theology, plus the popular book on Christian sexuality "Sex and the Sacred City" to his credit, Steve Kellmeyer is very admirably suited to weigh the claims made in The Da Vinci Code against the historical and theological evidence. Join him as he works page by page through the novel, highlighting the fact and the fiction
Myth, symbol and religion in The lord of the rings by Sandra Miesel( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A separate star : a science fiction tribute to Rudyard Kipling by David Drake( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Each story included here represents the author's personal tribute to Rudyard Kipling, the story he or she feels was most directly influence by Kipling's work. It's a literary feast for those who themselves were influenced by and appreciate Kipling, as well as for those merely looking for top-flight science fiction by the greatest in the field."--Publisher
Heads to the storm by David Drake( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The book of Poul Anderson by Poul Anderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Eye in the sky by Philip K Dick( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Caught in a laboratory accident at the Belmont Bevatron, Jack Hamiliton and his seven companions awaken to find themselves trapped in a bizarre fantasy world dominated by instant plagues, immediate damnation, and death to all perceived infidels, and must make their way through the perils of this world and three other fantastical universes to make their way home. While sightseeing at the Belmont Bevatron, Jack Hamilton, along with seven others, is caught in a lab accident. When he regains consciousness, he is in a fantasy world of Old Testament morality gone awry, a place of instant plagues, immediate damnations, and death to all perceived infidels. Hamilton figures out how he and his compatriots can escape this world and return to their own, but first they must pass through three other vividly fantastical worlds, each more perilous and hilarious than the one before. Winner of both the Hugo and John W. Campbell awards for best novel, widely regarded as the premiere science fiction writer of his day, and the object of cult-like adoration from his legions of fans, Philip K. Dick has come to be seen in a literary light that defies classification in much the same way as Borges and Calvino. With breathtaking insight, he utilizes vividly unfamiliar worlds to evoke the hauntingly and hilariously familiar in our society and ourselves
Mindspan by Gordon R Dickson( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The Da Vinci hoax exposing the errors in The Da Vinci code by Carl E Olson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The authors of [this book] ... expose in considerable detail ... the fabrications of Dan Brown's book, [The DaVinci Code].-Foreword
David Falkayn : star trader by Poul Anderson( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Polesotechnic League of star traders was prospering, and Nicholas Van Rijn, its most flamboyant member, was prospering most of all as commerce flowed between the stars. But not all League members played fair when trading, nor did some of the non-human races of the galaxy object to dirty tricks. Van Rijn could not be everywhere, and relied on his representatives, foremost among them his young protégé, David Falkayn, and the members of David's trader team: Adzel, a large dragon-like being who practiced Buddhism, and Chee-Lan, a brilliant but hot-tempered felinesque extraterrestrial
Invaders! by Gordon R Dickson( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Forward! by Gordon R Dickson( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sandra Miesel American journalist
Sandra Miesel Amerikaans schrijfster
サンドラ・ミーゼル
Languages
English (36)
Russian (2)
Hungarian (2)
Polish (1)
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