Terry Bisson





Terry Bisson


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in Owensboro, Kentucky, The United States
February 12, 1942

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Terry Ballantine Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his short stories, including "Bears Discover Fire" (1990), which which won both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as They're Made Out of Meat (1991), which has been adapted for video often.

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Average rating: 3.81 · 29,147 ratings · 2,147 reviews · 182 distinct worksSimilar authors
They're Made Out of Meat

4.11 avg rating — 1,800 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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3.81 avg rating — 1,125 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Crossfire (Star Wars: Boba ...

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3.83 avg rating — 1,000 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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The Fifth Element

4.04 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 1997 — 9 editions
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Bears Discover Fire and Oth...

3.91 avg rating — 570 ratings — published 1990 — 13 editions
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Fire on the Mountain

3.80 avg rating — 369 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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Any Day Now

3.33 avg rating — 151 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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The Pickup Artist

3.14 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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On a Move: The Story of Mum...

4.02 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Talking Man

3.60 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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“I thought you just told me they used radio.”

They do, but what do you think is on the radio? Meat sounds. You know how when you slap or flap meat, it makes a noise? They talk by flapping their meat at each other. They can even sing by squirting air through their meat.”
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“This woman was truly what he wanted, and therefore he was truly afraid for the first time.”
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“Through the door came a being of intense vivacity, impeccable sartorial integrity, and intermittent intelligibility.”
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