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Anderson, Poul 1926-2001

Works: 894 works in 2,399 publications in 10 languages and 56,462 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Periodicals  Biography  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrations  Fantasy fiction, American 
Roles: Creator, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: PS3551.N378, 813.54
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The boat of a million years by Poul Anderson( Book )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Czech and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
A look at human history through the adventures of those who live without aging. When this immortality is revealed, a research program begins to attain eternal life and a utopia on earth
Harvest of stars by Poul Anderson( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
Winner of seven Hugo and three Nebula Awards, Poul Anderson is one of science fiction's supreme masters. In Harvest of Stars, Anderson's most ambitious novel to date, Earth lies crushed in the grip of totalitarianism. To save her planet, Kyra Davis is sent on a mission to liberate the last bastion of freedom--and rescue its legendary leader
The shield of time by Poul Anderson( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Manse Everard, an unattached agent of the Time Patrol charged with protecting humanity's transcendent future against those who would alter Time itself, and Wanda Tamberley, a cataloger of natural history, join together to save the stability of history
The stars are also fire by Poul Anderson( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
On the moon, a war of independence breaks out against the artificial intelligence ruling it. The revolutionaries are Lunarians, genetically altered descendants of human colonists. They are helped in their struggle by two humans--Aleka Kame and Ian Kenmuir--the protagonists of the tale. By the author of Harvest of Stars
Starfarers by Poul Anderson( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
A spaceship leaves Earth to make contact with another civilization, a trip which will take ten years. The novel describes the impact of the trip on the crew's psyche and their reaction when they return to Earth, where thousands of years have elapsed. By the author of The Fleet of Stars
Genesis by Poul Anderson( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Astronaut Christian Brannock, having taken advantage of the technology that allows a human personality to be uploaded into a computer, achieving a sort of hybrid immortality, returns to Earth after a billion years exploring the stars, where he teams up with Laurinda Ashcroft, another hybrid upload, to explore the supermind of Gaia
Nebula award stories ( serial )
in English and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
The avatar by Poul Anderson( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Having utilized the "gate" to colonize the Phoebus star system, man-kind now embarks on a desperate search for the great alien race known as The Others
The time patrol by Poul Anderson( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 962 libraries worldwide
A member of the Time Patrol, which is charged with preserving history as they know it in order to protect the future, Manse Everard, the Patrols finest temporal troubleshooter, is torn between his conscience and desire to alleviate human suffering and the absolute necessity to not change history
For love and glory by Poul Anderson( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
Discovering an ancient artifact from a technologically superior culture, interstellar archaeologist Lissa and her alien academic partner, Karl, encounter dangerous adversaries who also seek the artifact for mercenary purposes
War of the gods by Poul Anderson( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
The Danish prince Hadding, who was brought up by giants after his father and mother were slain, sets out to avenge their death and reclaim the throne. A retelling of a Scandinavian legend. The story of the great King Hadding is one of the darkest and most violent to come down to us from the old North. Hadding was raised by giants far from his rightful throne, as his father, a Danish king, was slain shortly after Hadding's birth. But the time comes when Hadding feels he must reclaim his legitimate place in the land of the old North. He must endure ferocious battles, the charms of voluptuous Valkieries, and a War of the Gods to rival Armageddon
Orion shall rise by Poul Anderson( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 935 libraries worldwide
After nuclear weapons ravaged the Earth, only Skyholm, a huge solar-powered station floating above Europe, remains in possession of high technology. But as Skyholm is seized by a religious faction, a young noble escapes to the ground below and joins a group who conspire to use the power of the atom, outlawed for centuries, to regain the lost heritage of space flight
The fleet of stars by Poul Anderson( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 913 libraries worldwide
To keep themselves in power, machine intelligences which govern Earth, Moon and Mars claim machines have always been rulers and they point to past machine-run civilizations. But as one man finds out this is pure propaganda, those civilizations never existed. A study of the relationship between man and machine
Mother of kings by Poul Anderson( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 898 libraries worldwide
A story of love, violence and enchantment, set in the tenth century at the end of the Viking era, blending both historical and mythological characters. Gunnhild and Eirik fight cunning rivals to ensure the succession of their sons
Tau zero by Poul Anderson( Book )
37 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
A hard science fiction novel. Fifty men and women set out in the twenty-third century from Earth aboard an interstellar craft to travel to a planet thirty light-years away. But the ship's deceleration system is irreparably damaged when it hits a cloud of interstellar dust, and acceleration continues toward light speed, tau zero
The earth book of Stormgate by Poul Anderson( Book )
21 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-noveller, som alle beretter om begivenheder der medførte, at menneskene og ythrianerne i fællesskab koloniserede planeten Avalon
The high crusade by Poul Anderson( Book )
26 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
A science fiction classic about a most unusual First Contact
Fire time by Poul Anderson( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Ishtar is a planet with three suns (the main sun, a dwarf sun, and a wandering sun) where humans and the indigenous centauroid aliens co-exist. At intervals, the wandering sun comes too close and causes "Firetime." Civilization has always collapsed at these times, due in large part to the "barbarian" Ishtarians whose lands are the hardest hit when the rogue sun comes around. They leave their baked homelands and go rampaging into the more "civilized" lands elsewhere on the planet. This time around, the humans are experiencing their first Firetime, and they try to stop civilization from being destroyed yet again
Operation Luna by Poul Anderson( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 789 libraries worldwide
The long-awaited sequel to "Operation Chaos." When life is discovered on the Moon, everyone on Earth is anxious to make contact. But the launching of a new spacecraft is prevented by a series of bugs, snafus, and angry spirits
Harvest the fire by Poul Anderson( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
A revolt by humans against the machine intelligences which rule them. The protagonists are poet-pilot Nichol and his revolutionary girlfriend, Falaire. By the author of The Stars Are Also on Fire
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Alternative Names
Andersen, Poul, 1926-2001
Anderson, P.
Anderson, P. U. 1926-2001
Anderson, P. W. 1926-2001
Anderson, Paul
Anderson, Pol
Anderson, Pol, 1926-2001
Anderson, Poul
Anderson, Poul William
Anderson, Poul William, 1926-2001
Craig, A. A., 1926-2001
Karageorge, Michael, 1926-2001
Sanders, Winston P., 1926-2001
Sanders, Winston P. 1926-2001 Pseudonym
Андерсон, Пол, 1926-2001
アンダースン, P
アンダースン, ポール
アンダースン, ポール・ウィリアム
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