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Gerrold, David 1944-

Works: 156 works in 460 publications in 7 languages and 12,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Science fiction television programs  Fiction  Television series  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Melodrama  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Gerrold
Most widely held works by David Gerrold
Star trek the motion picture by Robert Wise( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode #73: Lt. Mira Romaine is being transported to Memory Alpha, a planetoid housing the Federation's central library, where she'll supervise the transfer of new equipment. But an energy "storm" destroys all life on Memory Alpha, penetrates the Enterprise, and takes possession of Mira. Episode #74: When an epidemic strikes a Federation planet, Kirk and the Enterprise head for Ardana, the only planet where the antidote, zienite is mined. But the natives of the planet are suspicious of Kirk's motives, and refuse to give up the zienite
The world of Star Trek by David Gerrold( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Star Trek phenomenon, the people involved in its creation, special effects, etc. Includes interviews with the stars of the series
The man who folded himself by David Gerrold( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make some fast money at the racetrack. And if he doesn't like the results of the change, he can simply go back in time and talk himself out of making it! But Dan soon finds that there are limits to his powers and forces beyond his control. -- publisher's description
Worlds of wonder : how to write science fiction & fantasy by David Gerrold( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice for would-be science fiction writers, covering such topics as setting, plot, character, and dialogue, as well as the mechanics of grammar, tense, sentence structure, and paragraph transition
The Martian child : a novel about a single father adopting a son by David Gerrold( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical novel about a gay man and his decision to adopt and eight-year-old boy captures the realities of single fatherhood and the relationship that develops between the man and his severely troubled son
Jumping off the planet by David Gerrold( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-first-century Earth is desperately overcrowded, and Charles Dingillian's father offers his three sons a trip to the moon. Actually, he is kidnapping the boys from their mother--and couriering key data in an illegal financial transaction
Voyage of the Star Wolf by David Gerrold( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the alien Morthan Solidarity strikes at the Silk Road Convoy--the oldest, richest, and safest caravan in the starlines--the destroyer, LS-1187, leaves her moorings untested to protect the outworlds from invaders. The first work in David Gerrold's Star Wolf trilogy, this tale pits the human members of the Star Wolf space vessel against the superhuman Morthan crew. Captain Jonathan Korie, hampered by the loss of most of the human fleet to the Morthans and a nearly disabled ship of his own, faces the Morthan threat driven by the need for survival and the desire for revenge. A classic of military science fiction, the Star Wolf trilogy combines rapid action with powerful studies of military character
More stories from the Twilight zone by Rod Serling( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that were inspired by the television series Twilight Zone
When Harlie was one : a novel by David Gerrold( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer, raised by humans, believes that he is himself human
The Martian child : [a novel about a single father adopting a son] by David Gerrold( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerrold, a science fiction writer from California, adopts a son who has a slight behavioral problem. He believes himself to be a Martian. Gerrold begins the long, involving work of trying to earn the acceptance of Dennis, a hyperactive eight-year-old who desperately wants a father's love, but is so insecure he feels he must be an alien. Gerrold's memoir of the first two years with Dennis ends with the climax of Dennis running away and waiting in a city park at night for the flying saucers to come and reclaim him
Bouncing off the moon by David Gerrold( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three boys alone on the Moon are targets of a deadly interplanetary manhunt. Returning to Earth is out of the question. Law and order have broken down. Economies are in chaos. But Chigger and his two brothers can't stay at Geosynchronous Station forever. The only option is to find a planet where they can start over. A new home? They'll be lucky just to stay alive
Leaping to the stars by David Gerrold( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Dingillian learns that the Lunar Authority is threatening to cancel all interstellar launches to the colonies and decides to smuggle himself and his family out on a starship, along with the HARLIE unit that has made him an interstellar fugitive
A matter for men by David Gerrold( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess with a dragon by David Gerrold( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanity tries to escape enslavement by intergalactic aliens
The trouble with tribbles by David Gerrold( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the story of a television script, where it came from, how it was written, how it was eventually filmed and finally got onto the air as an episode of Star trek."
A day for damnation by David Gerrold( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood and fire by David Gerrold( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive Officer Korie had faced and defeated seemingly invincible Morthan battleships, elusive bio-computer imps, and dreaded Morthan assassins. It would be on the starship Norway, however, that he would meet his greatest challenge-a challenge that could change the outcome of a war and the destiny of humankind. The latest installment of the Star Wolf series, this third galactic struggle concludes the popular trilogy with a rescue mission that is far from routine. Never before published, Blood and Fire is the long-awaited conclusion to the Star Wolf series
Child of earth by David Gerrold( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaer's family wants to immigrate to Linnea, a strange and hostle planet that can be challenging. After some intense pre-trip training orientation Kae 's family is ready to depart. But trouble is brewing on Linnea and things are about to change
The flying sorcerers by David Gerrold( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shoogar, the powerful magician protector of the village, becomes enraged when an unknown magician invades his territory
Martian child by Menno Meyjes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says he's really from Mars"--IMDB
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Alternative Names
David Gerrold Amerikaans auteur

David Gerrold écrivain américain

David Gerrold scrittore statunitense

David Gerrold US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller von Fantasy- und Science-Fiction-Romanen

Freedman, Jerrold David 1944-

Friedman, David Jerrold 1944-

Дэвид Герролд

제롤드, 데이비드

ジェロルド, デイヴィッド



English (162)

German (5)

French (3)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)

Czech (2)

Dutch (1)

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