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Brin, David

Overview
Works: 268 works in 1,083 publications in 20 languages and 25,080 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Drama  Science fiction films  Apocalyptic films  Novels  Fantasy fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PS3552.R4825, 813.54
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The postman by David Brin( Book )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a limited but devastating war, the few Americans who remain struggle to survive. One such man borrows the jacket of a dead postal worker to keep warm and finds the uniform still has power as a symbol of hope of an age now gone
Earth by David Brin( Book )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A microscopic black hole has accidentally fallen into the Earth's core and the entire planet is in danger of being destroyed within two years
Startide rising by David Brin( Book )

81 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, the human and dolphin crew of a spaceship from Earth battle fleets of alien warships
The transparent society : will technology force us to choose between privacy and freedom? by David Brin( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Transparent Society is a call for "reciprocal transparency," If police cameras watch us, shouldn't we be able to tune into police stations? If credit bureaus sell our data, shouldn't we know who buys it? Rather than cling to an illasion of anonymity - a historical anomaly, given our origins in close-knit villages - we should focus on guarding the most important forms of privacy and preserving mutual accountability. The biggest threat to our freedom, Brin warns, is that surveillance technology will be used by too few people, not by too many."--Jacket
Brightness reef by David Brin( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Jijo, humans and aliens organize to defend themselves from space pirates in search of genes. The inhabitants are illegal immigrants, making them easy picking for the pirates who know galactic authorities will look the other way. By the author of The Uplift War
Existence by David Brin( Book )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world dominated by a neural-link web where people can tune into live events and revolutions can be instantly sparked, an active alien communication device is discovered in orbit around the Earth, triggering an international upheaval of fear, hope and violence
Foundation's triumph by David Brin( Book )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A science-fiction novel featuring many kinds of robots. One is a robot wife, another is a wise robot who is 20,000 years old, a third is a robot who has equal rights with humans. The story centers on a man sent to the future to solve present problems
Glory season by David Brin( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing the Stratoin oceans on her coming-of-age apprenticeship, Maia, a half-caste var, endures hardship, hunger, imprisonment, loneliness, battle, separation from her twin sister, and a rendezvous with a threatening long-distance traveler
Infinity's shore by David Brin( Book )

39 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Jijo six races have finally reached a modus vivendi after years of war. But peace does not last, the balance broken by the arrival of colonists who exploit old grudges for their own benefit. A study of different cultures
Kiln people by David Brin( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thanks to the new technology of imprinting, people in a near-future America can copy their personalities into animated clay bodies (called "dittos" or "golems"), which last a single day. Albert Morris, private investigator, is his own sidekick as he attempts to uncover the murderer of a prominent imprinting research scientist."--Amazon.com
Heaven's reach by David Brin( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure novel in a world where humans have given animals the power to think and talk. The action centers on a spaceship crewed by both
The uplift war by David Brin( Book )

48 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth has been allowed to colonize the planet Garth only because its previous occupants went berserk and wiped out virtually all life there. But now humans, chimps, and their alien allies on Garth are being held hostage in a conflict that could affect the fate of the entire Five Galaxies
Heart of the comet by Gregory Benford( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of the twenty-first century, the multinational crew of scientists stationed on Halley's Comet set aside personal prejudices and unite to survive in the bleak, ice-covered environment and transform it into a source of life
Sundiver by David Brin( Book )

57 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mankind encounters conflicts among the inhabitants of the universe, as brave individuals prepare to journey into the boiling inferno of the sun
Star Wars on trial : science fiction and fantasy writers debate the most popular science fiction films of all time by David Brin( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debates on the authenticity of the "Star Wars" franchise and the hero-or-villain status of George Lucas are at the heart of these essays by bestselling science-fiction authors
Brightness reef by David Brin( )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persecuted refugees from six separate alien races have migrated to the idyllic planet Jijo. And despite their incredible diversity, the inhabitants live together in blissful harmony. However, settlement on Jijo is illegal--and it's only a matter of time before the residents of this forbidden paradise are discovered by the galactic powers-that-be
The Practice effect by David Brin( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicist Dennis Nuel discovered an alternate world almost like our own with one perplexing difference; he was hailed as a wizard and found himself fighting against a mysterious warlord as he struggled to solve the riddle of this baffling world
Infinity's shore by David Brin( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Jijo, peace is upended when the starship Streaker arrives, bringing with it knowledge of a two-billion-year-old fleet and hordes of followers eager to exploit its power
Startide rising by David Brin( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Streaker -- the first starship designed and crewed by dolphins -- discovers a derelict ancient armada with evidence of the first sentient species ever, she sets off a war between dozens of galactic races eager to use the information for their own advancement. Trapped on a hostile planet while six alien fleets battle to decide their fate, Streaker's crew seeks some way to escape and return to Earth
Heaven's reach by David Brin( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The starship Streaker is still on the run with its dangerous cargo of ancient artifacts when the prophesied Time of Changes rocks the galaxy. As each race battles for control and chaos reigns, the truth about the Five Galaxies and The Progenitors finally comes to light
 
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Alternative Names
Brin, David

Brin, David 1950-

Brin, Dejvid

Brin, Glen David 1950-

David Brin Amerikaans astronoom

David Brin amerikai sci-fi szerző

David Brin amerykański pisarz

David Brin autore di fantascienza statunitense

David Brin escritor de ciencia ficción estadounidense

David Brin scrittore di fantascienza e astronomo statunitense

David Brin US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Девід Брін

Дейвид Брин

Дэвид Брин

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בריאן, דוד

דייוויד ברין

ديفيد برين

ডেভিড ব্রিন

데이비드 브린 미국의 SF 소설가

브린, 데이비드 1950-

デイヴィッド・ブリン

ブリン, ディヴィッド

ブリン, デイヴィッド

大衛·布林

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