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Sheri S. Tepper (1929–2016)

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Sheri S. Tepper was born Shirley Stewart Douglas on July 16, 1929 near Littleton, Colorado. She held numerous jobs before becoming a full-time author including working at Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood from 1962 to 1986, eventually becoming the executive director. In the early 1960s, she wrote visa mer poems and children's stories under the name Sheri S. Eberhart. In the 1980s, she became a feminist and science fiction/fantasy writer. Her books include The Revenants, After Long Silence, The Gate to Women's Country, Grass, Shadow's End, Gibbon's Decline and Fall, The Family Tree, Six Moon Dance, Singer from the Sea, The Fresco, The Visitor, The Companions, and The Margarets. She received the Locus Award for Beauty and a World Fantasy life achievement award in 2015. She also wrote horror under the name E. E. Horlak and mysteries under the names A. J. Orde and B. J. Oliphant. She died on October 22, 2016 at the age of 87. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre


Verk av Sheri S. Tepper

Grass (1989) 2,363 exemplar
The Gate to Women's Country (1988) 2,151 exemplar
Beauty (1991) 1,611 exemplar
The Family Tree (1997) 1,047 exemplar
A Plague of Angels (1993) 981 exemplar
Raising the Stones (1990) 880 exemplar
Sideshow (1992) 867 exemplar
Gibbon's Decline and Fall (1996) 832 exemplar
The Fresco (2000) 817 exemplar
Singer from the Sea (1999) 767 exemplar
Shadow's End (1995) 760 exemplar
Six Moon Dance (1998) 757 exemplar
The Visitor (2002) 730 exemplar
The True Game (1985) 658 exemplar
The Companions (2003) 616 exemplar
After Long Silence (1987) 585 exemplar
The Margarets (2007) 523 exemplar
The Awakeners (1987) 507 exemplar
Jinian Footseer (1985) 395 exemplar
The Song of Mavin Manyshaped (1985) 360 exemplar
Jinian Star-Eye (1986) 357 exemplar
King's Blood Four (1983) 340 exemplar
Dervish Daughter (1986) 329 exemplar
The Revenants (1984) 326 exemplar
The Flight of Mavin Manyshaped (1985) 306 exemplar
Necromancer Nine (1983) 287 exemplar
Wizard's Eleven (1984) 285 exemplar
The Search of Mavin Manyshaped (1985) 280 exemplar
The Waters Rising (2010) 232 exemplar
Northshore (1987) 205 exemplar
Southshore (1987) 182 exemplar
Blood Heritage (1986) 168 exemplar
The Bones (1987) 132 exemplar
Death and the Dogwalker (1990) 127 exemplar
Dead on Sunday (1993) 113 exemplar
Dead in the Scrub (1990) 109 exemplar
A Little Neighborhood Murder (1989) 106 exemplar
Fish Tails (1656) 99 exemplar
The Marianne Trilogy (1990) 98 exemplar
Death Served Up Cold (1994) 94 exemplar
Death and the Delinquent (1992) 90 exemplar
Death for Old Times' Sake (1992) 89 exemplar
Deservedly Dead (1992) 88 exemplar
A Death of Innocents (1997) 82 exemplar
Ceremonial Death (1995) 79 exemplar
Here's to the Newly Dead (1997) 77 exemplar
The Unexpected Corpse (1990) 77 exemplar
Long Time Dead (1994) 70 exemplar
Still Life (1989) 68 exemplar
The Great Orgasm Robbery (1977) 3 exemplar
The Problem with Puberty (1976) 1 exemplar
The People Know (1968) 1 exemplar
The Gardener 1 exemplar
Someone Like You 1 exemplar
Choices 1 exemplar

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Allmänna fakta

Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Tepper, Sheri Stewart
Andra namn
Oliphant, B. J.
Horlak, E. E.
Orde, A. J.
Eberhart, Sheri S.
Stewart, Sheri J. (birth)
Tepper, S.
Littleton, Colorado, USA
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Denver, Colorado, USA
Castle Rock, Colorado, USA
executive director (Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood)
Priser och utmärkelser
John W. Campbell Award Nomination (1984)
Best Fantasy Novel - Locus Magazine (1991)
Hugo Award Nomination (1990)
NYT Notable Book citation (1990)
Edgar Award Nomination (1991)
World Fantasy Award (Lifetime Achievement, 2015)
Howard Morhaim
Kort biografi
Sheri S. Tepper, née Shirley Stewart Douglas, also wrote under several pseudonyms, including A. J. Orde, E. E. Horlak, and B. J. Oliphant. Her early work was published under the name Sheri S. Eberhart. She was born near Littleton, in rural Colorado, and loved reading science fiction books as a child. For most of her career (1962-1986), she worked for and guided the growth of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, where she eventually was named Executive Director. She was married to Eugene X. Tepper and had two children. After her retirement, she and her husband moved to a ranch near Castle Rock, Colorado, and later to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she launched her second career as a writer. Over the next three decades, she became a prolific author of acclaimed science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mystery novels; she was particularly known as a feminist science fiction writer, often with an eco-feminist slant.



Sheri S. Tepper 1929-2016 i Science Fiction Fans (november 2016)
2 Scifi books: alien horses and human pets i Name that Book (december 2011)


(Sheri S. Tepper) mystery. Very good, intelligent. Main character Jason Lynx, an antique dealer/expert. Tepper well known as Science fiction author.
derailer | 2 andra recensioner | Jan 25, 2024 |
Deep world building and highly intriguing and thought provoking social themes.
LLKeyes | 55 andra recensioner | Jan 6, 2024 |
Surprisingly good. The concept was interesting from the start and the story was really not bad. I had some moments of impatience, particularly when some of the girls fall for the deceptions of the boys, but the ending was quite good. I read this too fast to see it coming, but there was a nice symmetry to it all. I didn't like the thing Tepper was doing with the play at first, but in the end, it did fit quite well.
zjakkelien | 55 andra recensioner | Jan 2, 2024 |
I am so glad Jininan was in this book! I don’t think I would have liked it as much otherwise.
I did enjoy Wizard’s Eleven quite a lot - excellent writing, wonderful characters (see above), the world was still interesting, Peter did grow up a bit, and it was a nice blend of fantasy and sci-fi.
- the main villain was a caricature
- all the bad guys were relatively easy to deal with
- the revelations about “the Great Plan” and the ending felt rushed and not really thought through = unsatisfying.

I am interested in reading Sheri S. Tepper’s later books, though. Apparently, there are also other books set in the same universe, I might give these a try at some point.
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Alexandra_book_life | 2 andra recensioner | Dec 15, 2023 |


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