WorldCat Identities

Williamson, Jack 1908-2006

Overview
Works: 359 works in 1,088 publications in 10 languages and 18,841 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PS3545.I557, 813.52
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The humanoids by Jack Williamson( Book )

70 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleek androids have spread slowly through the galaxy, threatening human dominance, until a small band of rebels rise up against the humanoid tide
The singers of time by Frederik Pohl( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth has been immeasurably changed by the arrival of a superior alien race. Dubbed "Turtles" by humans, they have conquered Earth without a fight. Who in his right mind would oppose the bringers of peace and plenty of trade goods?
The starchild trilogy by Frederik Pohl( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious being, Starchild, threatens to extinguish the Earth's sun and destroy its ruler, the Plan of Man
Land's end by Frederik Pohl( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the destruction of the ozone layer by meteors forces humans underground, the love between Graciela Navarre and Ron Treparth is threatened by separation and the menance of a mind-absorbing creature
Terraforming earth by Jack Williamson( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centuries after a huge meteor destroyed life on Earth, a group of people and their cloned children, and their children's children monitor conditions on Earth from their safe spot, Tycho Base
Manseed by Jack Williamson( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Raven Foundation seeks to perpetuate the human race by sending thousands of tiny 'seedships' into space. Each ship can produce a half-human, half robot Defender as needed to guide the mission
The humanoid touch by Jack Williamson( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humanoid was man's ultimate mechanical triumph and perfect servant. Keth Kyrone, son of the one member of Kai's ruling body who still believes in the menace of the humanoids, comes upon the secret force that could constitute man's only hope of defeating the machines. As the humanoids arrive and begin to take over, Keth undertakes the mission to awaken his race to what is happening to them
Darker than you think by Jack Williamson( Book )

58 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy
The Stonehenge gate by Jack Williamson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stumbling on ancient stones in the Sahara Desert, four adventurous excavators and poker buddies realize that they have discovered a gateway to other worlds, from technologically advanced planets to primitive civilizations
The black sun by Jack Williamson( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A space mystery featuring one of the faster-than-light ships sent from Earth to colonize the galaxy. This one ends up in the system of the Black Sun and lands on its solitary planet. Several of the crew disappear and one can see their footprints, but how could they walk without space suits which they left behind?
Mazeway by Jack Williamson( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Benn Dain is interested in saving mankind in the Game of Blade and Stone
Teaching science fiction : education for tomorrow( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells: critic of progress by Jack Williamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Firechild by Jack Williamson( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Italian and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genetic experiment gone wrong produces a tiny pink "worm" that matures into a beautiful woman whose superhuman powers propel her toward a unique destiny
Brother to demons, brother to gods by Jack Williamson( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea, Harlan's world( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lifeburst by Jack Williamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere, eons past, the Seekers had begun as weapons-- cyborg war machines. Nuclear explosions and powerful lasers meant nothing to them, for each was larger than ten normal spacecraft and subsisted on a diet of heavy metals, preferably radioactive
The legion of space by Jack Williamson( Book )

45 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réunit les trois volumes de la trilogie. Dans un temps futur assez lointain, les hommes se sont aventurés au-delà du système solaire. La légion de l'espace veille sur eux... Un des livres fondateurs du space-opera
The silicon dagger by Jack Williamson( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of separatists in Kentucky declare independence and use a force field to stop a government attack. The separatists want out because information technology in the U.S. is enslaving people
The early Williamson by Jack Williamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories and reminiscences about his early life, times, and associations as a pulp writer in the 1920's and 1930's
 
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Terraforming earth
Alternative Names
Jack Williamson Amerikaans schrijver

Jack Williamson amerikansk frfattare

Jack Williamson amerikansk skribent

Jack Williamson amerykański pisarz science fiction

Jack Williamson crivain amricain de science-fiction

Jack Williamson scrittore e autore di fantascienza statunitense

Jack Williamson US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Science Fiction- Horror- und Fantasy-Autor

Stewart, Will

Stewart Will 1908-2006

Will Stewart

Williamson, Jack

Williamson, John Jack Stewart.

Williamson, John Stewart

Williamson, John Stewart 1908-2006

Джек Вільямсон

Джон Уилямсън

Уильямсон, Джек американский писатель-фантаст

ג'ק ויליאמסון

جک ویلیامسون نویسنده آمریکایی

แจ็ค วิลเลี่ยมสัน

ウィリアムスン, J

ウィリアムスン, ジャック

ウィリアムソン, ジャック

ジャック・ウィリアムスン

杰克威廉森

Languages
English (221)

Spanish (33)

Italian (31)

French (29)

German (21)

Japanese (4)

Romanian (2)

Polish (2)

Dutch (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
The starchild trilogyLand's endTerraforming earthDarker than you thinkThe Stonehenge gateThe black sunThe silicon dagger