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: 4.06 · 14,992 ratings · 1,655 reviews · 43 distinct worksSimilar authors
Mockingbird

4.13 avg rating — 4,435 ratings — published 1980 — 45 editions
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The Man Who Fell to Earth

4.03 avg rating — 5,258 ratings — published 1963 — 27 editions
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The Queen's Gambit

4.12 avg rating — 2,903 ratings — published 1983 — 29 editions
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The Hustler

4.12 avg rating — 1,098 ratings — published 1959 — 33 editions
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The Color of Money

3.84 avg rating — 401 ratings — published 1984 — 22 editions
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Steps of the Sun

3.47 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 1985 — 16 editions
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Far from Home

3.80 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 1981 — 12 editions
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The Big Bounce

3.19 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1958 — 6 editions
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Walter Tevis Sci-Fi Novels:...

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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.”
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