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Baxter, Stephen

Overview
Works: 79 works in 319 publications in 3 languages and 22,525 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  History  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6052.A849, 823.914
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Publications about Stephen Baxter
Publications by Stephen Baxter
Most widely held works by Stephen Baxter
The long earth by Terry Pratchett( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive--some say mad, others allege dangerous--scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever. The "stepper" enables a person using it to step sideways into another America, another wherever that person happened to be, another Earth. And if the person using it keeps on stepping, they keep on entering even more Earths. This is the Long Earth. And the further away a stepper travels, the stranger -- and sometimes more dangerous -- the Earths become
The Long Mars by Terry Pratchett( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
2040-2045. In the years after the cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption there is massive economic dislocation as populations flee Datum Earth to myriad Long Earth worlds. Sally is contacted by her long-vanished father and inventor of the original Stepper device, Willis Linsay. He tells her he is planning a fantastic voyage across the Long Mars and wants her to accompany him. U. S. Navy Commander Maggie Kauffman has embarked on an incredible journey of her own, leading an expedition to the outer limits of the far Long Earth. Joshua becomes embroiled in the plight of the Next: the super-bright post-humans who are beginning to emerge from their "long childhood" in the community called Happy Landings, located deep in the Long Earth. A dramatic showdown seems inevitable
The long Utopia by Terry Pratchett( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Lobsang's pursuit of a human life, Joshua's search for his father and the adaptation efforts of "the Next" post-humans are challenged by a voracious alien race that would conquer and colonize the Long Earth
Stone spring by Stephen Baxter( Book )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Ten thousand years ago, a vast, fertile plain linked the British Isles to Europe. Home to a tribe of simple hunter-gatherers, northland teems with nature's bounty, but is also subject to its whims. Fourteen-year-old Ana calls Northland home, but her world is changing. The air is warming, the ice is melting, and the seas are rising. One day Ana meets a traveler from a far-distant city called Jericho-a town that is protected by a wall. And she starts to imaging the impossible
Proxima by Stephen Baxter( Book )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 938 libraries worldwide
"Mankind's future in this galaxy could be all but infinite ... There are hundreds of billions of red dwarf stars, lasting trillions of years--and their planets can be habitable for humans. Such is the world of Proxima Centauri. And its promise could mean the never-ending existence of humanity. But first it must be colonized, and no one wants to be a settler. There is no glamor that accompanies it, like being the first man on the moon, nor is there the ease of becoming a citizen of an already-tamed world. There is only hardship ... loneliness ... emptiness. But that's where Yuri comes in. Because sometimes exploration isn't voluntary. It must be coerced ..."--
Ark by Stephen Baxter( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 929 libraries worldwide
It's the year 2041. The oceans have risen rapidly, and soon the entire planet will be submerged. But hope has arisen with the discovery of another life-sustaining planet light-year away. Only a small number will be able to make the journey-- and the competition for survival can kill human compassion
Emperor by Stephen Baxter( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Inscribed in Latin, The Prophecy has resided in the hands of a single family for generations, revealing secrets about the world that is to come, and guiding them to wealth and power ... It begins when a Celtic noble betrays his people at the behest of his mother's belief in The Prophecy and sides with the conquering Roman legions. For the next 400 years, Britannia thrives-as does the family that contributed to Rome's reign over the island with the construction of Emperor Hadrian's Wall and the protection of Emperor Constantine from a coup d'Žtat
Bronze summer by Stephen Baxter( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
The prosperous people of Northland, a linear city hundreds of miles long created by the building of a Wall to hold back both the North Sea and the empires of the Bronze Age, contend with a threat from the East when decades of drought bring instability to the Eastern civilizations
Manifold : time by Stephen Baxter( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
The year is 2010. More than a century of ecological damage, industrial and technological expansion, and unchecked population growth has left the Earth on the brink of devastation. But as the world's governments turn inward, one man dares to gamble on a bolder, brighter future. That man -- Reid Malenfant -- has a very different solution to the problems plaguing the planet: the exploration and colonization of space
Flood by Stephen Baxter( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
When four hostages are finally released after five years being held captive together, they face a world suddenly inundated with vast amounts of water that is being released from the earth's mantle
Iron winter : the Northland trilogy by Stephen Baxter( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
It is 1315. The weather is changing, growing colder, and in the wake of the long winters come famine, destruction and terror. And as whole nations are forced out of their lands and head for warmer climes, it seems that even Northland may not be able to endure
Conqueror by Stephen Baxter( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
The second installment of a four-book alternate history epic traces the rise of a powerful family whose successes are linked to an ancient prophecy that guides their financial and political choices
Coalescent by Stephen Baxter( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Discovering he has a twin sister after the death of his father, George Poole confronts difficult feelings about his family when he learns his sister has been raised by an enigmatic religious group that is promoting a questionable agenda beneath the streets of Rome
Manifold : origin by Stephen Baxter( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Astronaut Reid Malenfant examines an alien red moon in the hopes of finding his wife, who with others has been pulled into an unknown dimension of the universe
Weaver by Stephen Baxter( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
During World War II, Germany launches a successful invasion of England. But in secret they are waging a war on an even larger scale. Trapped in the middle of it is Mary Wooler, an American historian caught in the Blitz and tangled up in strands of history; her son Gary, fighting a ruthless invader at civilization's frontier; and Ben Kaman, a Jewish refugee whose very dreams place him at the heart of a conspiracy that threatens the very fabric of the tapestry of time
Doctor Who : the wheel of ice by Stephen Baxter( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Aboard the Wheel, a ring of ice and steel turning around a moon of Saturn and home to a mining colony supplying a resource-hungry Earth, the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe become enmeshed in a critical situation. Suspected of sabatoge, they soon find themselves caught in a mystery that goes right back to the creation of the solar system. A mystery that could kill them all
Navigator by Stephen Baxter( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
As the fearsome war between Christianity and Islam leaves its mark across the land, a rogue Spanish priest dreams of the final defeat of Islam, for he has found a rent in the tapestry of time, a point where agents from the future used diabolical weapons of destruction to change history. Centuries later, in 1492, as men of vision weary of the strife and are drawn to the unknown West, one such explorer seeks the funding for his voyage--while a mysterious Weaver plots to unravel the strands of time and stop him.--From publisher description
Silverhair by Stephen Baxter( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
A herd of wooly mammoths must flee their remote Arctic island
The long Earth by Terry Pratchett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive--some say mad, others allege dangerous--scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever
Longtusk by Stephen Baxter( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Longtusk is captured by the cruek, two-legged Fireheads and must endure terrible cruelty before gaining a chance to save his endangered race
 
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English (158)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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