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Gibson, William 1948-

Overview
Works: 246 works in 1,300 publications in 17 languages and 34,257 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Steampunk fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3557.I2264, 813.54
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Neuromancer by William Gibson( Book )
133 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,782 libraries worldwide
Case, a burned out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system
Spook country by William Gibson( Book )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,915 libraries worldwide
Multilingual Tito engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while journalist Hollis frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and prescription drug addict Milgrim wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor
Pattern recognition by William Gibson( Book )
48 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,706 libraries worldwide
Hired to investigate a mysterious video collection that has been appearing on the Internet, market research consultant Cayce Pollard realizes that there is more to the assignment when her computer is hacked
Zero history by William Gibson( Book )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,242 libraries worldwide
Former rock singer Hollis Henry and ex-addict Milgrim, an accomplished linguist, are at the front line of a sinister proprietor's attempts to get a slice of the military budget. When a Department of Defense contract for combat-wear turns out to be the gateway drug for arms dealers, they gradually realize their employer has some very dangerous competitors--including Garreth, a ruthless ex-military officer with lots of friends. Set largely in London after our post-Crash times
The difference engine by William Gibson( Book )
44 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
Fictional speculation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century
Virtual light by William Gibson( Book )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,891 libraries worldwide
Now, with his most fascinating novel to date, Gibson looks into our very near future, bringing it into sharp and darkly comic focus
Idoru by William Gibson( Book )
66 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,846 libraries worldwide
Set in futuristic Tokyo, a rock star falls in love with a realistic hologram only to discover that his obsession has placed him in serious danger
All tomorrow's parties by William Gibson( Book )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
From his cardboard box in the Tokyo subway, connected to the Internet, a clairvoyant cyberpunk mobilizes his friends to avert a world disaster. It is due to occur on a bridge in San Francisco, now home to squatters, and is part of a rich man's bid for world domination
Mona Lisa overdrive by William Gibson( Book )
38 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
Living in the vast computer landscape of cyberspace, young Mona taps into the mind of world-famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell who deciphers cyperspace plans, including those devised by Japanese underworld
Count Zero by William Gibson( Book )
42 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
Turner, corporate mercenary, wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side. Then Hosak Corporation reactivates him for a mission more dangerous than the one he's recovering from
Burning chrome by William Gibson( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Ten short stories by the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of Neuromancer deal with a human memory bank, UFOs, sleep machines, interstellar travel, a Soviet space station, and computer crime in such works as "Johnny Mnemonic" and the title tale
The peripheral by William Gibson( Book )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do-a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He's supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That's all there is to it. He's offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn't what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder
Distrust that particular flavor by William Gibson( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Known primarily as a novelist, Gibson has, over thirty years, been approached by different publication to share his insights into contemporary culture. The resulting essays are collected here for the first time
Neuromancer by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Case, a nerve-damaged data thief, is recruited by a new employer for a last-chance run against a powerful artificial intelligence
Spook country by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
A multilingual man engages in sensitive information transfers from his single-room apartment, while a journalist frets over her start-up magazine's censure of its own promotions, and a prescription drug addict wonders about the military connections of an enigmatic benefactor
Zero history by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Two people trail in the wake of Bigend, the global marketing genius: a former singer-turned- journalist who can't say no to him; and a former addict, useful because he's brilliant, watchful, and essentially invisible. Bigend needs these people to help him stay on top of the global market. Because clearly someone wants to push him off it
Johnny Mnemonic by Keanu Reeves( visu )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Second decade of the 21st century. Corporations rule. The world is threatened by a new plague: NAS. Nerve Attenuation Syndrome, fatal, epidemic, its cause and cure unknown. The corporations are opposed by the LoTeks, a resistance movement risen from the streets: hackers, data-pirates, guerrilla-fighters in the info-wars. The corporations defend themselves. They hire the Yakuza, the most powerful of all crime syndicates. They sheathe their data in black ice, lethal viruses waiting to burn the brains of intruders. But the LoTeks wait in their strongholds, in the old city cores, like rats in the walls of the world. The most valuable information must sometimes be entrusted to mnemonic couriers, elite agents who smuggle data in wet-wired brain implants. Johnny Mnemonic is one of these couriers. This is his story
Johnny Mnemonic by William Gibson( Book )
48 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Science fiction. En række "gammeldags" science fiction noveller fra før forfatterens cyberspace-gennembrug. Titelnovellen handler om en ung mand i det 21. århundrede, som i hjernen har indopereret vigtige data, som Yakuzaen, den japanske mafia, er på jagt efter
The peripheral by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do-a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building
Pattern recognition by William Gibson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Cayce Pollard, a design consultant, is on the trail of the creator of Internet videos that have attained a worldwide cult following. As she draws closer to the truth, Cayce's life is threatened by those who will stop at nothing to protect the secret of the videos
 
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Alternative Names
Gibson, William Ford 1948-
Gibsons, Viljams 1948-
William Gibson
ギブスン, ウィリアム
ギブソン, ウィリアム
Languages
English (619)
German (28)
Swedish (22)
Spanish (18)
French (16)
Czech (11)
Polish (9)
Danish (7)
Portuguese (5)
Japanese (4)
Italian (4)
Estonian (3)
Dutch (3)
Turkish (1)
Serbian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Korean (1)
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