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Ward Moore (August 10, 1903, Madison, New Jersey — January 28, 1978) was the working name of American author Joseph Ward Moore. Moore grew up in New York City, and later moved to Chicago, and then to California.

Moore began publishing with the novel, Breathe the Air Again (1942), about the onset of the Great Depression. The story is told from multiple viewpoints, and Ward Moore himself appears briefly as a character in the novel. His most famous work is the alternate history novel Bring the Jubilee (1953). This novel, narrated by Hodge Backmaker, tells of a world in which the South won the American Civil War, leaving the North in ruins.

Moore's other novels include Cloud By Day, in which a brush fire threatens a town in Topanga Canyon; Greener Than You Think, a novel about unstoppable Bermuda Grass; Joyleg, co-authored with Avram Davidson; and Caduceus Wild, co-authored with Robert Bradford.

Moore is also known for the two short stories (since collected) Lot (1953) and Lot's Daughter (1954) which are postapocalyptic tales with parallels to the Bible. The film Panic in Year Zero! (1962) was (without giving credit) based on Lot and Lot's Daughter. His short story "Adjustment", in which an "ordinary" man adjusts to a never-never land in which his wishes are fulfilled, and makes the environment adjust to him as well, has been reprinted several times.

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Total Books: 31
Transient  The World-Mover
2013 - Transient the World-mover (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612871493
ISBN-10: 1612871496
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Greener Than You Think
2009 - Greener Than You Think (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780559107894
ISBN-10: 0559107897
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Bring the Jubilee
2009 - Bring the Jubilee (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781434478535
ISBN-10: 143447853X
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Greener Than You Think
1985 - Greener Than You Think [Classics of Modern Science Fiction, No 10] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780517558669
ISBN-10: 0517558661
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
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Never In This World
1971 - Never in This World (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9784449024063
ISBN-10: 4449024060
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
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Joyleg
1962 - Joyleg (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781587150777
ISBN-10: 1587150778
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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FANTASTIC Stories of Imagination March 1962
Fantastic Stories of Imagination March 1962 [Vol. 11, No. 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780185062031
ISBN-10: 0185062032
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Caduceus Wild
Caduceus Wild (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780523402468
ISBN-10: 0523402465
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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction August 1953
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction August 1953 [Vol. 5, No. 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780716553083
ISBN-10: 0716553082
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Lot  Lot's daughter
Lot Lot's Daughter (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780964832015
ISBN-10: 0964832011
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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