Walter Tevis


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in San Francisco, The United States
February 28, 1928

Died
August 08, 1984

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Walter Stone Tevis was an American novelist and short story writer. Three of his six novels were adapted into major films: The Hustler, The Color of Money and The Man Who Fell to Earth. His books have been translated into at least 18 languages.

Average rating: 4.08 · 18,403 ratings · 2,049 reviews · 43 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Man Who Fell to Earth

4.05 avg rating — 6,735 ratings — published 1963 — 66 editions
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Mockingbird

4.14 avg rating — 5,087 ratings — published 1980 — 48 editions
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The Queen's Gambit

4.16 avg rating — 3,738 ratings — published 1983 — 38 editions
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The Hustler

4.14 avg rating — 1,315 ratings — published 1959 — 35 editions
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The Color of Money

3.84 avg rating — 477 ratings — published 1984 — 24 editions
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Steps of the Sun

3.46 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 1983 — 17 editions
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Far from Home

3.77 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 1981 — 12 editions
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The Big Bounce

3.26 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1958 — 6 editions
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Walter Tevis Sci-Fi Novels:...

3.79 avg rating — 14 ratings2 editions
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4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1959
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“I feel free and strong. If I were not a reader of books I could not feel this way.”
Walter Tevis

“I feel free and strong. If I were not a reader of books I could not feel this way. Whatever may happen to me, thank God that I can read, that I have truly touched the minds of other men.”
Walter Tevis, Mockingbird

“Only the mockingbird sings at the edge of the woods.”
Walter Tevis

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