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Elizabeth Moon

Autor(a) de The Speed of Dark

118+ Works 34,068 Membros 722 Reviews 131 Favorited

About the Author

Elizabeth Moon was born March 7, 1945, and grew up in McAllen, Texas, graduating from McAllen High School in 1963. She has a B.A. in History from Rice University (1968) and another in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin (1975) with graduate work in Biology at the University of Texas, San mostrar mais Antonio. She served in the USMC from 1968 to 1971, first at MCB Quantico and then at HQMC. She married Richard Moon, a Rice classmate and Army officer, in 1969; they moved to the small central Texas town where they still live in 1979. They have one son, born in 1983. (Publisher Fact Sheets) Elizabeth Moon was born on March 7, 1945 in Texas. She received a B.A. in history from Rice University in 1968 and a B.S. in biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1975 with graduate work in biology at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1971. In the early 1980s, she wrote the Florence News column for the county weekly newspaper. She is a science fiction and fantasy author. In 1986, she published her first science fiction story in the monthly magazine Analog and the anthology series Sword and Sorceress. Her first novel, The Sheepfarmer's Daughter, was published in 1988 and won the Compton Crook Award in 1989. Her other works include Remnant Population, Oath of Fealty, Kings of the North, and Echoes of Betrayal. She has won several awards including the Nebula Award for Best Novel for The Speed of Dark in 2003 and the Heinlein Award in 2007. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Elizabeth Moon

The Speed of Dark (2002) 2,236 cópias
Trading in Danger (2003) 1,977 cópias
Sassinak (1990) 1,755 cópias
The Deed of Paksenarrion (1992) 1,735 cópias
Marque and Reprisal (2004) 1,529 cópias
Sheepfarmer's Daughter (1988) 1,506 cópias
Once a Hero (1997) 1,462 cópias
Generation Warriors (1992) — Autor — 1,380 cópias
Engaging the Enemy (2006) 1,379 cópias
Hunting Party (1993) 1,306 cópias
Command Decision (2007) 1,251 cópias
Remnant Population (1996) 1,240 cópias
Rules of Engagement (1998) 1,137 cópias
Change of Command (1999) 1,118 cópias
Sporting Chance (1994) 1,108 cópias
Victory Conditions (2008) 1,073 cópias
Winning Colors (1995) 1,045 cópias
Against the Odds (2000) 1,035 cópias
Oath of Gold (1989) 1,012 cópias
Divided Allegiance (1988) 1,011 cópias
Oath of Fealty (2010) 782 cópias
Liar's Oath (1992) 641 cópias
Surrender None (1990) 617 cópias
Heris Serrano (2002) 535 cópias
Kings of the North (2011) 503 cópias
The Planet Pirates (1993) 431 cópias
Echoes of Betrayal (2012) 388 cópias
The Legacy of Gird (1996) 352 cópias
Cold Welcome (2017) 346 cópias
Limits of Power (2013) 313 cópias
Phases (1986) 284 cópias
Crown of Renewal (2014) 281 cópias
Into the Fire (2018) 230 cópias
Lunar Activity (1990) 206 cópias
The Serrano Connection (2007) 198 cópias
Moon Flights (2000) 188 cópias
The Serrano Succession (2008) 159 cópias
A legacy of honour (2010) 27 cópias
Winning Colors, Part 1 (2008) 9 cópias
Rules of Engagement, Part 1 (2009) 7 cópias
Point of Honor 6 cópias
Rules of Engagement, Part 2 (2009) 6 cópias
Hunting Party (Part 2 of 2) (2008) 6 cópias
Hunting Party (Part 1 of 2) (2008) 6 cópias
Once a Hero, Part 2 (2009) 6 cópias
Politics (1990) 4 cópias
Aura [short story] (1995) 4 cópias
An Incident In Uskvosk (2009) 4 cópias
New World Symphony (1988) 3 cópias
Once a Hero, Part 1 (2008) 3 cópias
Horse of Her Dreams (1995) 3 cópias
Bring Out Your Dead (2020) 2 cópias
Chameleons 2 cópias
Gut Feelings [novelette] (1988) 2 cópias
Judgment 2 cópias
Gifts 2 cópias
Sweet Charity 2 cópias
Against the Odds, Part 2 (2009) 2 cópias
ABCs in Zero-G [novelette] (1986) 2 cópias
Too Wet to Plow [novelette] (1988) 2 cópias
Fool's Gold 2 cópias
No Pain, No Gain 2 cópias
Cross Purposes 2 cópias
Bargains [short story] (1986) 2 cópias
Bez wyrzeczenia (2008) 1 exemplar(es)
Tradition 1 exemplar(es)
Gravesite Revisited 1 exemplar(es)
Say Cheese 1 exemplar(es)
First Blood 1 exemplar(es)
Oath of Cold 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Chicks in Chainmail (1995) — Contribuinte — 738 cópias
Songs of the Dying Earth (2009) — Contribuinte — 640 cópias
Sword and Sorceress III (1986) — Contribuinte — 521 cópias
Did You Say Chicks?! (1998) — Contribuinte — 486 cópias
Chicks 'N Chained Males (1999) — Contribuinte — 468 cópias
The Chick is in the Mail (2000) — Contribuinte — 417 cópias
The Dragon Quintet (2003) — Contribuinte — 391 cópias
Catfantastic II (1991) — Contribuinte — 377 cópias
The New Space Opera 2 (2009) — Contribuinte — 326 cópias
Alternate Generals (1998) — Contribuinte — 269 cópias
Tales of the Knights Templar (1995) — Contribuinte — 255 cópias
Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear (1996) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias
Horse Fantastic (1991) — Contribuinte — 173 cópias
Sisters in Fantasy (1995) — Contribuinte — 163 cópias
Women at War (1995) — Contribuinte — 155 cópias
Infinite Stars (2017) — Contribuinte — 148 cópias
Warrior Princesses (1998) — Contribuinte — 145 cópias
Alien Contact [ebook] (2011) — Contribuinte; Contribuinte — 143 cópias
Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern (2013) — Contribuinte — 133 cópias
Escape From Earth: New Adventures in Space (2006) — Contribuinte — 108 cópias
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars (2012) — Contribuinte — 102 cópias
Shattered Shields (2014) — Contribuinte — 102 cópias
New Destinies, Volume 7, Spring 1989 (1989) — Contribuinte — 98 cópias
Warrior Women (2015) — Contribuinte — 92 cópias
Nebula Awards Showcase 2005 (2005) — Contribuinte — 83 cópias
Past Lives, Present Tense (1999) — Contribuinte — 75 cópias
Operation Arcana (2015) — Contribuinte — 68 cópias
The War Years (1990) — Contribuinte, algumas edições62 cópias
Chicks Ahoy! (2010) — Contribuinte — 57 cópias
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction (2011) — Contribuinte — 32 cópias
Swords Against Darkness (2016) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Cat Stories (1997) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
The Siege of Arista (1991) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
Little Green Men - Attack! (2017) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
Gunfight on Europa Station (2021) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias

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Resenhas

Oath of Gold completes The Deed of Paksenarrion trilogy. Paks is now a Paladin of Gird and the High God who goes where her gods call her. Elizabeth Moon spins a good yarn, but a reader should be warned that there is an intense rape and torture scene near the end. The squeamish should stand well clear.
 
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Tom-e | outras 17 resenhas | May 6, 2024 |
I don’t usually read sword-slinging fantasy, but I will make an exception for a good storyteller like Elizabeth Moon. Divided Allegiance, the sequel to The Sheepfarmer’s Daughter, uses many elements from the D&D toybox—elves, orcs, paladins, and healers—but they are reimagined to serve a character-driven coming-of-age story. Pak, the daughter of a sheep farmer, has joined a mercenary troop to learn a warrior’s trade. She discovers that the ethical challenges of soldiering outweigh the physical hardships.… (mais)
 
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Tom-e | outras 21 resenhas | May 4, 2024 |
A masterpiece. Period
 
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nitrolpost | outras 107 resenhas | Mar 19, 2024 |
I read this series when I was in college and it has been one of my favorites that I reread every few years.
 
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mcephemera | outras 43 resenhas | Feb 17, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
118
Also by
37
Membros
34,068
Popularidade
#560
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
722
ISBNs
414
Idiomas
14
Favorito
131

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