Vonda N. McIntyre


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in Louisville, Kentucky, The United States
August 28, 1948

Died
April 01, 2019

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Vonda Neel McIntyre was a U.S. science fiction author. She was one of the first successful graduates of the Clarion Science fiction writers workshop. She attended the workshop in 1970. By 1973 she had won her first Nebula Award, for the novelette "Of Mist, and Grass and Sand." This later became part of the novel Dreamsnake, which won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. The novelette and novel both concern a female healer in a desolate primitivized venue. McIntyre's debut novel was The Exile Waiting which was published in 1975. Her novel Dreamsnake won the Nebula Award and Hugo Award for best novel in 1978 and her novel The Moon and the Sun won the Nebula in 1997. She has also written a number of Star Trek and Star Wars novels, including Enterp ...more

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Dreamsnake

3.86 avg rating — 9,131 ratings — published 1978 — 38 editions
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3.09 avg rating — 7,970 ratings — published 1994 — 28 editions
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4.08 avg rating — 3,166 ratings — published 1982 — 20 editions
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3.89 avg rating — 1,920 ratings — published 1984 — 6 editions
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3.68 avg rating — 2,190 ratings — published 1986
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The Entropy Effect (Star Tr...

3.65 avg rating — 2,064 ratings — published 1981 — 28 editions
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The Moon and the Sun

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3.63 avg rating — 1,798 ratings — published 1997 — 35 editions
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Ho...

3.93 avg rating — 1,517 ratings — published 1986 — 22 editions
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Starfarers

3.59 avg rating — 464 ratings — published 1989 — 10 editions
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The Exile Waiting

3.66 avg rating — 411 ratings — published 1975 — 14 editions
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“Pick something else".
For an instant's flash Kylis remembered being taunted like this before, when she was very small. Anything but that. Anything but what you really want.”
Vonda M. McIntyre

“They said everything outside killed, so I thought nothing did.”
Vonda N. McIntyre, Dreamsnake

“The patterns the whales used for communication, the three-dimensional shapes, as transparent to sound as solid objects, could express any concept. Any concept except, perhaps, vacuum, infinity, nothingness so complete it would never become anything. The nearest way she could try to describe it was with silence.”
Vonda N. McIntyre, Superluminal

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