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Foster, Alan Dean 1946-

Overview
Works: 718 works in 2,606 publications in 11 languages and 62,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Star Wars fiction  Drama  Science fiction films  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3556.O756, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Dean Foster
Star trek : the motion picture by Robert Wise( Visual )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unidentified alien destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew return to the newly-transformed U.S.S. Enterprise to stop the alien intruder on its flight toward Earth
Star wars : the force awakens by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

44 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darth Vader may have been redeemed and the Emperor vanquished, but peace can be fleeting, and evil does not easily relent. Yet the simple belief in good can still empower ordinary individuals to rise and meet the greatest challenges. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens
Star wars, the approaching storm by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the fictional Star Wars universe, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker are sent to the planet Ansion to settle a dispute as growing unrest threatens the Republic's stability prior to Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Splinter of the mind's eye : from the adventures of Luke Skywalker by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Luke Skywalker as he fights for right and justice against the evil Imperial forces on the planet Mimbran
Dinotopia lost : a novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of Dinotopia, where humans and dinosaurs live happily side by side, is invaded by pirates. They capture a family of dinos which they intend to sell in the U.S., but the attempt is foiled by the novel's 18-year-old hero, Will Denison
Reunion : a Pip & Flinx novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flinx, a young empath, searches for the secrets of his past in AAnn space
The dig by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer game adapted to book form. When an asteroid comes too close, Earth sends astronauts to change its course with nuclear explosions. The astronauts discover a new world and proceed to explore it. By the author of Mid-Flinx
The human blend by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two genetically altered criminals--Whispr and Jiminy Cricket--murder a random tourist in order to amputate and then fence his sophisticated artificial hand. But the hapless victim also happens to be carrying an unusual silver thread that appears to be some kind of storage medium. When Jiminy disappears, all Whispr wants to do is sell the thread as quickly as he can. When he offers to split the profits with Harvard-educated Dr. Ingrid Seastrom in exchange for her medical services, she makes an astonishing discovery--one that can get them both killed
The mocking program by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a near-future Mexamerican megalopolis known as the Montezuma Strip, Inspector Angel Cardenas ties to solve the murder of a man who the DNA-ID database insists is really two people
Lost and found : a novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by a starship bound for deep space, Marcus Walker learns that he is to be sold to a wealthy collector as a native from a primitive planet and befriends a talking dog named George, who becomes an ally in their plan to escape
Drowning world : a novel of the Commonwealth by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Administrator Lauren Matthias, charged with keeping the peace between the planet Fluva's two species, the indigenous Sakuntala and the immigrant Deyzara, finds herself with trouble on her hands when hostilities erupt, while in the jungle, bio-prospector Shadrach Hasselemoga and his rescuers have made a discovery that might just solve everyone's problems
Sliding scales : a Pip & Flinx novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supposed vacation for Phillip "Flinx" Lynx, a young man with uncanny talents, and his mini-dragon protector, Pip, turns deadly when his supposed time of relaxation, reflection, and rest from his last dangerous adventure is turned upside down by all-new trouble. From New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster comes a fantastic new Pip and Flinx adventure starring a certain twenty-four-year-old redhead with emerald eyes and uncanny abilities and his devoted mini-dragon protector. Time and again, the daring pair have braved countless dangers to emerge victorious. But now Flinx attempts something that may be impossible for the heretofore undefeated hero. His mission: to take a vacation. Never have the cares of the universe lain so heavily on Flinx's shoulders, nor the forces arrayed against him seemed so invincible. Pursued by a newly revealed sect of doomsday fanatics, hunted by factions inside and outside the Commonwealth for transgressions real and imagined, expected to single-handedly avert a looming galactic crisis (or bear responsibility for the consequences), Flinx can be forgiven for feeling a slight touch of melancholy. There's only one solution for what ails Flinx, according to his ship's AI. But taking time off is tricky business. With an increasing number of enemies chasing him with ever-greater enthusiasm, Flinx must find a getaway shrouded in obscurity. Jast, a planet smack in the middle of nowhere, is the perfect locale. Yet even in a place where hardly anyone's ever seen a human, Flinx and trouble can't stay separated for long. Unfortunately, Flinx hasn't a clue that his vacation paradise is in reality a danger zone of the highest magnitude. And by the time he learns the truth, it may be too late
Trouble magnet : a Pip & Flinx adventure by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In exchange for having his friends look after his injured love Clarity Held, Flinx and his mini-drag Pip journey to a remote region of the galaxy to seek out a dangerous, sentient weapons system capable of destroying the entire Commonwealth
The light-years beneath my feet by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by aliens to be sold as a pet in a distant part of the galaxy, young Chicago commodities broker Marcus Walker and his companion, George, a speech-enhanced dog, have managed to outwit their abductors, only to find themselves stranded billions of miles from Earth, with no way home
Flinx's folly : a Pip & Flinx novel by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enlisted to take part in a battle against a horrifying extra-galactic threat, Flinx and his mini-drag protector Pip journey into the heart of danger as he prepares to take on a force of pure evil
To the vanishing point by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While driving along in their mobile home on U.S. Interstate 40 on family vacation the Sonderbergs inadvertently pick up a transdimensional alien disguised as a beautiful young hitchhiker. It is now up to them to save all creation, but first they will have to survive demonic gas station attendants, ax-wielding rats, fire-breathing cops, pangalactic diners and much more
Patrimony : a Pip & Flinx adventure by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the penultimate volume in the long-running science fiction series featuring the interstellar adventures of Flinx and his mini-drag sidekick Pip, Philip Lynx finally gets the chance to uncover the true identity of his father
Flinx transcendent : a Pip & Flinx adventure by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flinx is the only one with even the tiniest chance of stopping the evil colossus barreling in to destroy the Humanx Commonwealth (and everything else in the Milky Way). With time running out, he must seek out an ancient sentient weapons platform, dodge oblivion-craving assassins, and escape the bloodthirsty AAnn--all while venturing to places where the laws of physics fear to tread!
Phylogenesis by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien meets a criminal on the run in the Amazon and they strike up a friendship, each keeping his real identity secret. The alien is a poet who has come to Earth, seeking inspiration for his writings
Into the out of by Alan Dean Foster( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vacationing FBI agent Joshua Oak is caught up in a hazardous plot to prevent the evil of another reality from entering the earth through the tribal colonies of Africa
 
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Star wars, the approaching stormSplinter of the mind's eye : from the adventures of Luke SkywalkerDinotopia lost : a novelReunion : a Pip & Flinx novelThe digThe human blendThe mocking programLost and found : a novel
Alternative Names
Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster Amerikaans schrijver

Alan Dean Foster amerikansk författare

Alan Dean Foster amerikansk skribent

Alan Dean Foster écrivain américain

Alan Dean Foster scrittore statunitense

Alan Dean Foster US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Alanas Deanas Fosteris

Dean Foster, Alan

Dean Foster, Allan

Foster, Alan D. 1946-

Foster, Allan Dean 1946-

Lucas, George 1946-

Алан Дін Фостер

Алън Дийн Фостър

Фостер, Алан Дин

אלן דין פוסטר

آلان دین فوستر نویسنده آمریکایی

ألان فوستر

الن دین فاستر

포스터, 앨런 딘 1946-

アラン・ディーン・フォスター

フォスター, A・D

フォスター, アラン・ディーン

亞倫·迪恩·佛斯特

艾伦·迪安·福斯特

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