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Powers, Tim 1952-

Works: 136 works in 509 publications in 15 languages and 13,144 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Pirate films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Film sequels  Steampunk fiction  Science fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Composer, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Tim Powers
Most widely held works by Tim Powers
Three days to never by Tim Powers( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Einstein told Roosevelt in 1939 that the atomic bomb was possible, he did not tell the president about another discovery he had made, something so horrific it remained a secret--until now. When 12-year-old Daphne takes a videotape labeled Pee-wee's Big Adventure from her grandmother's house, neither she nor her college-professor father Frank has any idea that the theft has drawn the attention of both the Israeli Secret Service and an ancient European cabal of occultists--or that within hours they'll be visited by her long-lost grandfather, who is also desperate to get that tape. And when Daphne's teddy bear is stolen, a blind assassin nearly kills Frank, and a phantom begins to speak to her from a switched-off television set, they find themselves caught in the middle of a murderous power struggle that originated long ago in Israel and Germany but now crashes through Los Angeles and the Mojave Desert.--From publisher description
On stranger tides by Tim Powers( Book )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1718, John Chandagnac, a bookkeeper and puppeteer, unwittingly sails into the company of Blackbeard the pirate, encounters zombie-crewed wrecks, and is caught up in a search for the Fountain of Youth
Declare by Tim Powers( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a ten-year hiatus, British academic Andrew Hale is abruptly called back into the Great Game by a terse, cryptic telephone message. Born to the "trade" and recruited at the age of seven by a most Secret Service, Hale, in 1963, is forced to confront again the nightmare that has haunted his adult life; a lethal unfinished operation code-named Declare."--Jacket
The Anubis gates by Tim Powers( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of time travel that combines action and adventure with the surreal and bizarre
Last call by Tim Powers( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott Crane has nightmares about a strange poker game that took place in 1969 where he took home money in exchange for his life
The stress of her regard by Tim Powers( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Michael Crawford discovers his bride brutally murdered in their wedding bed, he is forced to flee, aided by his fellow victims, the greatest poets of his day, Byron, Keats, and Shelley. Together they embark upon a desperate journey crisscrossing Europe
Medusa's web by Tim Powers( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the award-winning author of Hide Me Among the Graves, Last Call, Declare, and Three Days to Never, a phantasmagoric, thrilling, mind-bending tale of speculative fiction in which one man must uncover occult secrets of 1920s Hollywood to save his family. In the wake of their Aunt Amity's suicide, Scott and Madeline Madden are summoned to Caveat, the eerie, decaying mansion in the Hollywood hills in which they were raised. But their decadent and reclusive cousins, the malicious wheelchair-bound Claimayne and his sister, Ariel, do not welcome Scott and Madeline's return to the childhood home they once shared. While Scott desperately wants to go back to their shabby South-of-Sunset lives, he cannot pry his sister away from this haunted "House of Usher in the Hollywood Hills" that is a conduit for the supernatural. Decorated by bits salvaged from old hotels and movie sets, Caveat hides a dark family secret that stretches back to the golden days of Rudolph Valentino and the silent film stars. A collection of hypnotic eight-limbed abstract images inked on paper allows the Maddens to briefly fragment and flatten time--to transport themselves into the past and future in visions that are both puzzling and terrifying. Though their cousins know little about these ancient "spiders" which provoke unpredictable temporal dislocations, Ariel and Claimayne have been using for years--an addiction that has brought Claimayne to the brink of selfish destruction. As Madeline falls more completely under Caveat's spell, Scott discovers that to protect her, he must use the perilous spiders himself. But will he unravel the mystery of the Madden family's past and finally free them. or be pulled deeper into their deadly web?"--
Expiration date by Tim Powers( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on ghost sniffers in Los Angeles who inhale famous ghosts to acquire their intelligence. By chance a boy called Kootie Parganas sniffs a ghost trapped in a bottle. It's the ghost of Thomas Edison, the greatest inventor of all time with one thousand patents in everything from electricity to motion pictures. But what can be inhaled can be exhaled and Kootie becomes the object of a hunt by men after his intelligence
Earthquake weather by Tim Powers( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman possessed by a ghost has slain the Fisher King of the West, Scott Crane. Now, temporarily freed from the malevolent spirit, she seeks to restore the King to life and thwart the would-be usurper. But Crane's body has been taken by his loyal servants to the magically protected home of Pete and Angelica Sullivan, where their adopted son, Koot Hoomie, is bleeding from a wound that will not heal. Kootie is destined to be the next King, but he is only thirteen years old - too young, his mother thinks, to perform the rituals to assume the Kingship. But not too young, perhaps, to assist in reuniting Scott Crane's body and spirit and restoring him to life. Earthquakes, fires, floods, and riots plague California. Powerful ghosts wander the cities, too strong for even the cleverest hunters. Only the restoration of the King can restore the balance, and it must be done soon
What if our world is their heaven? : the final conversations of Philip K. Dick by Philip K Dick( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In November of 1982, six months before Philip K. Dick's death, journalist Gwen Lee recorded the first of several in-depth discussions with the writer, discussions that continued over the course of the next three months. The subjects covered include the details of his writing process, his enthusiastic response to the scenes and trailers he'd seen of Blade Runner (he never lived to see the finished film), and accounts of his religious experiences. But the greatest amount of time was devoted to discussions of his next novel, a book he called Owl in Daylight, a book he would never get the chance to write. A tale steeped in mysticism, biotechnology, and the relationship between music and language, it was to be his masterpiece." "These interviews are filled with the wit and aplomb characteristic of Dick's writing, helping make What If Our World Is Their Heaven? not only an engaging read, but a unique historical document. It will be a must read for anyone interested in the field of science fiction."--Jacket
Dinner at Deviant's Palace by Tim Powers( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
Salvage and demolition by Tim Powers( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Blanzac, a San Francisco-based rare book dealer, opens a box of consignment items and encounters the unexpected. There, among an assortment of literary rarities, he discovers a manuscript in verse, an Ace Double Novel, and a scattering of very old cigarette butts. These commonplace objects serve as catalysts for an extraordinary-- and unpredictable-- adventure. Without warning, Blanzac finds himself traversing a 'circle of discontinuity' that leads from the present day to the San Francisco of 1957. Caught up in that circle are an ancient Sumerian deity, a forgotten Beat-era poet named Sophie Greenwald, and an apocalyptic cult in search of the key to absolute non-existence"--Publisher's web site
The drawing of the dark by Tim Powers( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brian Duffy, an ageing soldier of fortune, is recruited in Venice by a strange old man to work as a bouncer in Vienna at an inn where the fabulous Herzwesten beer is brewed, everything seems straightforward. But his journey is far from it. Pursued and attacked from all sides, guarded and guided by creatures of myth, Duffy is no sooner in Vienna than the city is besieged by the Turkish armies if Suleiman. And it becomes apparent that Duffy's presence is no accident and that it is up to him to preserve the West until the drawing of the dark
Strange itineraries by Tim Powers( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bible repairman : and other stories by Tim Powers( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that delves into the mysteries of the soul. A time-traveling angel manifests in a pizza parlor; the executor of an old friend's will is caught up in a ritual of Kabbalah and cats
The urban fantasy anthology by Peter S Beagle( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star-studded and comprehensive, this imaginative anthology brings a myriad of modern fantasy voices under one roof. Previously difficult for readers to discover in its new modes, urban fantasy is represented here in all three of its distinct styles--playful new mythologies, sexy paranormal romances, and gritty urban noir. Whether they feature tattooed demon-hunters, angst-ridden vampires, supernatural gumshoes, or pixelated pixies, these authors--including Patricia Briggs, Neil Gaiman, and Charles de Lint--mash-up traditional fare with pop culture, creating iconic characters, conflicted moralities
On stranger tides by Tim Powers( )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Stranger Tides is Tim Powers' great Disneyland ride through pirates, puppeteers, treasure, and thrill-a-minute action that carries on from the start. On Stranger Tides follows the exploits of John "Jack Shandy" Chandagnac, who travels to the new world after the death of his puppeteer father to confront his uncle, who has apparently made off with the family fortune. During the voyage, he befriends Beth Hurwood and her father Benjamin Hurwood, an Oxford professor. Before they arrive at their destination, their ship is waylaid by Blackbeard and his band of pirates. With the help of the professor and his assistant, the captain is killed and Chandagnac is pressed into piracy and sorcery as Blackbeard searches for the Fountain of Lost Youth. Chandagnac, newly dubbed "Jack Shandy," must stop the evil plot and save Beth Hurwood
Declare by Tim Powers( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Hale got his start in the espionage business during World War II, spying for the Soviet's in Nazi-occupied Paris. However, in 1963, Hale is haunted by a twenty-year-old mission he has yet to complete. Now, tangled in a web of political intrigue, he finds himself between Soviet agent Elena Teresa Ceniza-Bendiga and former British spy Kim Philby
Last call by Tim Powers( )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a high-stakes card game went awry, professional poker player Scott Crane went into hiding. Twenty years later, Crane now finds himself the target of the country's most ruthless gangster: his father. Crane Sr. has ruled the West since 1948, when he killed famed criminal Bugsy Siegel. To save his life (and his soul), Crane must sit down for one final showdown at the card table
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) returns for another swashbuckling Disney adventure. Jack is enticed aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge - the ship of fearsome pirate and Sparrow's arch-nemesis Blackbeard (Ian McShane) - by a past love, Angelica (Penelope Cruz). He soon finds himself on an unexpected journey to the fabled Fountain of Youth - but is the beautiful and seductive Angelica all she appears to be? Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally, Keith Richards and Judi Dench co-star
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Three days to never
Alternative Names
Powers, T.

Powers, Timothy 1952-

Powers, Timothy Thomas

Tim Powers Amerikaans schrijver

Tim Powers amerikansk författare

Tim Powers amerikansk skribent

Tim Powers écrivain américain

Tim Powers scrittore statunitense

Tim Powers US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Timotheus Powers

Пауэрс, Тим

טים פאוורס

פאוורס, טים 1952-

تيم باورز

تیم پاورز نویسنده آمریکایی

팀 파워즈

파워스, 팀 1952

파워즈, 팀 1952-


パワーズ, ティム



On stranger tidesDeclareThe Anubis gatesLast callThe stress of her regardExpiration dateEarthquake weatherWhat if our world is their heaven? : the final conversations of Philip K. Dick