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Bishop, Michael 1945-

Overview
Works: 71 works in 226 publications in 5 languages and 6,507 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Baseball stories  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Composer, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PS3552.I772, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Michael Bishop
 
Most widely held works by Michael Bishop
No enemy but time : a novel by Michael Bishop( Book )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secret experiment in time travel sends a twentieth century man a million years into the past in Central Africa
Unicorn mountain by Michael Bishop( Book )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2000 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four people enmeshed in the grinding anxieties of daily life find their lives transformed by a band of unicorns
Ancient of days by Michael Bishop( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prehistoric man found wandering in a Georgia pecan grove is taken in by an artist and her ex-husband and given the name of Adam. This is the story of his honesty and deep spirituality coming into conflict with the modern world and examines the question of what it means to be human
Transfigurations by Michael Bishop( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a clearing of the great forest of the planet Bosk Veld, a strange, ape-like species of alien, the Asadi, act out their almost-incomprehensible rituals, rainbow eyes flashing, spinning like pinwheels. Egon Chaney, in his anthropological study, 'Death and Designation Among the Asadi' has shown how their life-style has apparently degenerated from a level of complex technological sophistication and devolved to a primal simplicity. Long after his disappearance in the forest, his daughter, Elegy Cather, comes to Bosk Veld to carry on his studies of the Asadi where he left off. With her is an intelligent ape, Kretzoi, physically adapted to resemble the aliens. Together with Thomas Benedict, Chaney's old partner, Elegy begins to unravel the enigma of the Asadi. As Kretzoi insinuates himself into their rituals, so we are drawn into what is perhaps the most convincing portrayal of the alien yet
The secret ascension : Philip K. Dick is dead, alas by Michael Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brittle innings by Michael Bishop( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The semi-biographical story of Danny Boles, a major baseball league scout. It picks him up leaving his home in Oklahoma at the age of 17 to join a club in Georgia and being raped on the way, which leaves him with a permanent stutter
Close encounters with the deity : stories by Michael Bishop( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Geiger's blues : a comedy by Michael Bishop( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After accidental contact with radioactive waste, Xavier Thaxton, an art critic for a great metropolitan newspaper and an avowed enemy of popular culture, is gradually forced to assume the role of a comic book superhero
Blooded on Arachne by Michael Bishop( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little knowledge by Michael Bishop( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One winter in Eden by Michael Bishop( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jaguar hunter by Lucius Shepard( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stolen faces by Michael Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who made Stevie Crye? : a novel of the American South by Michael Bishop( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her husband, Mary Stevenson "Stevie" Crye supports her two children in their small Georgia town by becoming a freelance writer. But when her typewriter breaks, she begins receiving demonic messages through the machine and uncovers a curse over the Crye household
And strange at Ecbatan the trees : a novel by Michael Bishop( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cross of centuries : twenty-five imaginative tales about the Christ( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short tales about Christ and Christ-like characters by eminent authors
Blue Kansas sky : four short novels of memory, magic, surmise & estrangement by Michael Bishop( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nebula awards 23 : SFWA's choices for the best science fiction & fantasy 1987( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nebula awards 25 : SFWA's choices for the best science fiction and fantasy 1989( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brighten to incandescence : 17 stories by Michael Bishop( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A cross of centuries : twenty-five imaginative tales about the Christ
Alternative Names

controlled identityLawson, Philip

Bishop, Michael Lawson.

Bishop, Michael Lawson 12.11.1945-

Michael Bishop Amerikaans auteur

Michael Bishop autore di fantascienza statunitense

Michael Bishop écrivain américain

Michael Bishop escritor estadounidense

Michael Bishop US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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Unicorn mountainBrittle inningsCount Geiger's blues : a comedyA cross of centuries : twenty-five imaginative tales about the ChristBlue Kansas sky : four short novels of memory, magic, surmise & estrangementBrighten to incandescence : 17 stories