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Bisson, Terry

Overview
Works: 119 works in 260 publications in 5 languages and 11,590 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Star Wars fiction  Drama  Interviews  Satire  Miscellanea  History  Short stories 
Roles: Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PS3552.I7736, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Terry Bisson
Publications by Terry Bisson
Most widely held works by Terry Bisson
Nat Turner by Terry Bisson( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,721 libraries worldwide
A biography of the slave and preacher who, believing that God wanted him to free the slaves, led a major revolt in 1831
The fight to survive by Terry Bisson( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
When Boba Fett is left alone in a dangerous galaxy, he must struggle for safety -- and vengenece -- using his strength, his intelligence, and his father's hard lessons
Crossfire by Terry Bisson( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
When Boba Fett finds himself an orphan at age ten, he becomes a bounty hunter in order to survive alone, but the Jedi and Count Dooku have other plans for his young life
Any day now : a novel by Terry Bisson( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the emerging radicalized culture of the 1960s throughout the eastern United States serves as a commentary on the nation as experienced by members of an isolated hippie commune
Be first in the universe by Stephanie Spinner( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
While staying with their hippie grandparents, ten-year-old twins, Tod and Tessa, discover an unusual shop at the nearby mall, where they find a lie-detecting electronic pet, a Do-Right machine, and other alien gadgets which help them foil their nemeses, the evil Gneiss twins
Fire on the mountain by Terry Bisson( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Presenting an alternative version of African American history, this novel explores what might have happened if John Brown's 1859 raid on Harper's Ferry had been successful
Bears discover fire and other stories by Terry Bisson( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Stories deal with all the great living writers migrating to one town, the British Isles drifting towards the United States, two disruptive visitors from the future, and a helpful banking machine
The pickup artist by Terry Bisson( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
"Hank Shapiro, is a pickup artist, a government agent who gathers for retirement creative works whose time has come and gone. There's simply not enough room in the world for all the art, so anything past a certain age must be cataloged, archived in the records, and destroyed, paving the way for new art." -- Jacket
Pirates of the Universe by Terry Bisson( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a 21st Century fur trapper, except that instead of mink or beaver he hunts "peteys," which are creatures in space, their skins being a currency in our war-ravaged world. By the author of Voyage to the Red Planet
Voyage to the Red Planet by Terry Bisson( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
Expiration date : never by Stephanie Spinner( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Their alien friend Gemini Jack tries to help twins Tod and Tessa but his actions backfire when he turns the evil Gneiss twins super-nice and removes drummer Nigel Throbber's celebrity by spraying him with permanent Fame Ban
Numbers don't lie by Terry Bisson( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Wilson Wu is the star of this hilarious collection of three related stories, which are full of word play and mathematical formulas
On a move : the story of Mumia Abu-Jamal by Terry Bisson( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Looks at the life of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was implicated in the slaying of a police officer in Philadelphia in 1981
Car talk : with Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers by Tom Magliozzi( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Click and Clack from the weekly radio talk show "Car Talk" answer car owners' most common questions
Talking man by Terry Bisson( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and German and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Tradin' paint : raceway rookies and royalty by Terry Bisson( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Provides biographical and statistical information on both legendary and up-and-coming American race car drivers, as well as information about how the drivers got started in the field and what life as a race car driver is like
In the upper room and other likely stories by Terry Bisson( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories that formerly appeared in such publications as "Asimov's," "Playboy", "Southern Exposure", and "Crank!" with a science fiction twist
Greetings by Terry Bisson( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Miracle man : a novelization by Terry Bisson( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Young Samuel has the gift of healing with a touch of his hand. But when one of his followers dies on the pulpit, suspicion is cast upon the boy. Mulder and Scully are called into investigate
The fifth element : a novel by Terry Bisson( Book )
9 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Au XXIIIe siècle, dans un univers où tout espoir de survie est impossible sans la découverte du cinquième élément, un héros peu ordinaire affronte le mal pour sauver l'humanité
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Calhoun, T. B.

controlled identity Quentin, Brad

Bisson, Terry Ballantine.
ビッスン, テリー
ビッソン, テリー
Languages
English (125)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
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