Alan Dean Foster is one of the more prolific authors of the last quarter of the 20th Century. Born just after the end of World War II (New York City, 1946), he moved to California, where he received degrees from UCLA (BS, Political Science, MFA, Cinema).

With a job as a copywriter for a PR firm under his belt, his career as an author could begin - his first publication was in The Arkham Collector in 1968. He is probably best known for his science fiction (the Humanx Commonwealth set of books) and his novelizations of many motion pictures (Star Wars trilogy, Alien, et al).

His love of travel - especially to exotic locations - often comes through in his novels. On this planet, he has traveled to: Tahiti, French Polynesia, Europe, Asia, Tanzania, Kenya, the "Green Hell" of the Peruvian jungle, Australia, the Lechugilla Cave, the Batoka Gorge in Zambezi, Namibia, the Andes, Peru, Brazil, Papua New Guinea.

As with many authors, he has also lectured (in this case, at UCLA and Los Angeles City College), although he and his wife Joann now live in Prescott, AZ.

Online Information:
Email: adf@alandeanfoster.com
Web: http://www.alandeanfoster.com

Anthology

The Humanx Commonwealth
The Adventures of Pip and Flinx
For Love of Mother-Not
The Tar-Aiym Krang
Orphan Star
The End of the Matter
Bloodhype
Flinx in Flux
Mid-Flinx
Reunion
The Founding of the Commonwealth
Phylogenesis
Dirge
Diuturnity's Dawn
The Icerigger Trilogy
Icerigger
Mission to Moulokin
The Deluge Drivers
Miscellaneous
Midworld
Nor Crystal Tears
Voyage to the City of the Dead
Sentenced to Prism
The Howling Stones
The Big Wet
Star Break
Spellsinger
Spellsinger at the Gate
Spellsinger
The Hour of the Gate
The Day of the Dissonance
The Moment of the Magician
The Paths of the Perambulator
The Time of the Transference
Son of Spellsinger
Chorus Skating
The Damned
Book One:A Call to Arms
Book Two:The False Mirror
Book Three:The Spoils of War
Catechist
Carnivores of Light and Darkness
Into the Thinking Kingdoms
A Triumph of Souls
Star Trek
Star Trek Log One
Star Trek Log Two
Star Trek Log Three
Star Trek Log Four
Star Trek Log Five
Star Trek Log Six
Star Trek Log Seven
Star Trek Log Eight
Star Trek Log Nine
Star Trek Log Ten
Novelization
Star Wars, A New Hope (script with George Lucas)
Alien
Clash of the Titans
The Black Hole
Outland
The Thing
Krull
The Last Starfighter
Starman
Shadowkeep
Pale Rider
Aliens
AlienNation
Alien 3
The Dig
Other
With Friends Like These
Who Needs Enemies?
Splinter of the Mind's Eye
Star Wars spinoff - Vader and Luke competing indirectly on a backwater planet for a gem of incarnate Force.
The Man Who Used the Universe
The I Inside
Slipt
Into the Out Of
Glory Lane
Maori
To the Vanishing Point
Cyber Way
The Metrognome & others
Catalyst
Codgerspace
Quozl
Greenthieves
Life Form
Design for Great-Day (with Eric Flint)
Montezuma Strip
Mad Amos
Dinotopia Lost
Jed the Dead
Parallelities
The Hand of Dinotopia
Kingdoms of Light
Interlopers
Primal Shadows
The Mocking Program
The Approaching Storm
Impossible Places

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