Walter M Miller Jr

Author: William H. Roberson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786487100
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Walter M. Miller, Jr., was one of the twentieth century's leading science fiction writers, a two-time Hugo Award winner and author of the classic novels A Canticle for Leibowitz and Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman. This comprehensive literary guide provides more than 1,500 alphabetically arranged entries on Miller's life and body of work. It includes summaries of his two novels and all of his shorter works, character descriptions, explanations of the literary, cultural, historical, and religious allusions found in the works, as well as translations of all foreign words and phrases. This guide is meant to inform both scholarly and popular readings of Miller's work.

Walter M Miller Jr

Author: William H. Roberson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
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Walter Miller's one novel, A Canticle for Leibowitz (1959), has earned him an enduring place among the best and most original SF writers. This reference guide presents a complete publishing record of Canticle plus Miller's short fiction and nonfiction and of the resulting criticism.

Glorificemus

Author: Rose Secrest
Publisher: University Press of Amer
ISBN:
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A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. is now required reading in many high school and college literature courses. Glorificemus is a reader's guide to this popular science fiction novel. In addition to evaluating the literary elements and themes of Miller's fiction, this study also provides the reader with a bibliography, plot summaries of the short stories, translations, a map, and other helpful guides to the fiction of Walter M. Miller, Jr.

A Canticle for Leibowitz

Author: Walter M. Miller
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ISBN: 9780575073579
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The HUGO AWARD-winning novel of Earth after the apocalypse In the depths of the Utah desert, long after the Flame Deluge has scoured the earth clean, the rediscoveries of science are secretly nourished by cloistered monks dedicated to the study and preservation of knowledge. By studying the Holy Relics of the past, the Order of St Leibowitz hopes to raise humanity from its fallen state to one of grace. But is such knowledge the key to salvation? Or the certain sign that we are doomed to repeat our most grievous mistakes ... ?

Beyond Armageddon

Author: Walter M. Miller
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803283152
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Twenty-one short stories explore the nature of life in the aftermath of a nuclear war, in an anthology that features works by such distinguished science fiction authors as Arthur C. Clarke, Poul Anderson, Ray Bradbury, J. G. Ballard, Robert Sheckley, Roger Zelazny, and Harlan Ellison. Reprint.

Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman

Author: Walter M. Miller
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553380798
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The sequel to "A Canticle for Leibowitz" continues its chronicle of life in America after World War III, in a tale of the survival of the human spirit.

A study guide for Walter M Miller Jr s A Canticle For Leibowitz

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410321177
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A study guide for Walter M. Miller Jr.'s "A Canticle For Leibowitz", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Death of a Spaceman

Author: Walter M. Miller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1633554589
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The manner in which a man has lived is often the key to the way he will die. Take old man Donegal, for example. Most of his adult life was spent in digging a hole through space to learn what was on the other side. Would he go out the same way?

Cold War The Essential Reference Guide

Author: James R. Arnold
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690044
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The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today. This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period. • Several analytical essays by prominent historians, plus 85 additional A–Z reference entries about conflicts, incidents, leaders, and issues • 35 examples of relevant primary source documents, including speeches, treaties, policy statements, and letters, such as the Marshall Plan and Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech • A detailed chronology of important events that occurred before, during, and after the Cold War • Numerous maps and images of key leaders and events • A comprehensive bibliography of print resources

The Hoofer

Author: Walter M. Miller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1633554597
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A space rover has no business with a family. But what can a man in the full vigor of youth do--if his heart cries out for a home?