Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Hun Transylvania 1897 Stoker, Bram. Dracula. New York: Bantam (1981; c. 1897); pg. 30. "'...Here, too, when they came, they found the Huns, whose warlike fury had swept the earth like a living flame, till the dying peoples held that in their veins ran the blood of those old witches, who, expelled from Scythia had mated with the devils in the desert. Fools, fools! What devil or what witch was ever so great as Attila, whose blood is in these veins?' He held up his arms. 'Is it a wonder that we were a conquering race; that we were proud; that when the Magyar, the Lombard, the Avar, the Bulgar, or the Turk poured his thousands on our frontiers, we drove them back? Is it strange that when Arpad and his legions swept through the Hungarian fatherland he found us here when he reached the frontier; that the Honfoglalas was completed there? And when the Hungarian flood swept eastward, the Szekelys were claimed as kindred by the victorious Magyars... " [Other refs., not in DB.]
Hun Ukraine 375 C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Dancer from Atlantis. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971); pg. 11. Pg. 11: "Uldin's followers numbered only half a dozen, including two unarmed slaves. The East Goths had fled into a Roman realm which would not likely prove hospitable. Some stayed, of course, the slain and those who were captured and beaten into meekness. For the past three years the Huns had lived in peace, settling into their newly conquered land. "; Pg. 12: "...ancient times when the Middle Kingdom itself feared the Hunnish Empire... "
Hun Ukraine 375 C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Dancer from Atlantis. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971); pg. 43. "Uldin, vaguer, had spoken of recently taking over the land of the East Goths, after having first crushed the Alans, and of greedy speculations about the Roman Empire to the west. From his dippings into history... Reid could delimit the Hun's scene of departure: the Ukraine, one or two hundred miles from the Crimea in a more or less northwesterly direction; time, the later fourth century A.D. "
Hun United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 380. "He was one of the first Nordic men who had invented civilization, or who had desired to do otherwise than Attila the Hun had done... "
Hun United Kingdom: England 1944 Meluch, R.M. "Vati " in Alternate Generals (Harry Turtledove, ed.) New York: Baen (1998); pg. 301. "Faster than a Mosquito.
Faster than a V1 rocket.
'It's a UFO.'

'It's Superman.'
'It's the bloody Hun!'

No answers came. Only a lot of worried, muttering brass. The Hun was meant to believe that the invasion force would hit Pas de Calais. Someone wasn't buying it. Not if the Hun was looking for them here in the packed harbors of England's southern coast. " [More here, elsewhere, e.g. pg. 306.].]

Hun USA 1995 Randle, Kristen D. The Only Alien on the Planet. New York: Scholastic Inc. (1995); pg. 89. "The note was all about Pete Zabriski and how cute he is,' Caulder said. 'And Mrs. Attila the Hun read it loud.'

'Did you die?' Kaitlin asked From my face, she got her answer. "

Hun USA 2002 Reed, Kit. Little Sisters of the Apocalypse. Boulder, CO: Black Ice Books (1994); pg. 92. "...and the Outlaw men will spring out form wherever they're hiding, swarming in like the Mongol hordes, Huns or Vandals to change the face of this little civilization. "
Hun USA 2050 Reed, Robert. "Mudpuppies " in L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future (Algis Budrys, ed.) Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (2000; c. 1986); pg. 281. "Quiet and tense, they looked like a delegation of citizens sent to greet the Huns. "
Hun USA 2077 Anthony, Piers. God of Tarot. New York: Berkley (1982; c. 1977); pg. 48. "In some areas of the country, actual primitive tribes had taken over, calling themselves Saxons, Huns, Cimmerians, Celts, or Picts, and in many respects they did resemble their historic models... the Huns were Americans of middle European admixed with Oriental descent... "
Hun Washington, D.C. 1980 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 259. "'...His politics are a little to the right of Attila the Hun. If Reverend Jimmy Wayne announces that the Soviet Union is Satan's instrument...' "
Hun world -1998021 B.C.E. Bishop, Michael. No Enemy But Time. New York: Timescape (1982); pg. 241. "...of this other band. (Attila Gorilla, I mentally dubbed him, for his habilines were Huns.) They presented their credentials, laying their weapons at Attila's fed... My shorts did not cmpletely befuddle them, but only because some of the female Huns wore crude, animal-skin cloaks... " ['Huns' referred to in this book are a different race of proto-humans, encountered by the time traveler in long-ago Africa. There are many other refs. to 'Huns', not in DB.]
Hun world -1400 B.C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Dancer from Atlantis. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971); pg. 23. "And at the end of a sentence, Uldin was saying of himself, '--Hun.'

He did not pronounce the word in Anglo-Saxon wise, but it rammed into Reid. 'Hun?' he gulped. Uldin nodded, with a wintry grin. 'At-Attila?' That drew blank; and, while Oleg tugged his beard and appeared to be searching his memory, the name clearly had no deep significance for him, and none for Erissa.

...a Hun to whom Attila meant nothing... " [This Hun is one of the main characters in the novel. Many refs. not in DB.]

Hun world -1400 B.C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Dancer from Atlantis. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971); pg. 45. "The Hun was furious. He spat at their feet. 'Lolling about like hogs! Do you claim you're men, you two?' "
Hun world 650 C.E. Silverberg, Robert. "A Hero of the Empire " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 353. "As in the time of Maximilianus III, for example, when the Greeks helped us put an end to the disturbances that the Goths and Vandals and Huns and other barbarians were creating along our northern frontier. "
Hun world 1956 de Camp, L. Sprague. "Aristotle and the Gun " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1956); pg. 56. "Still, classical history followed the same general courses that it had in my world, even though the actors bore other names. The Roman Empire broke up, as it did in my world, though the details are all different, with a Hunnish emperor ruling in Rome and a Gothic one in Antioch. "
Hun world 1959 Frank, Pat. Alas, Babylon. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co. (1959); pg. 84. "Today the rules had changed, just as Roman law gave way to atavistic barbarism as the eprie fell to Hun and Goth. "
Hun world 1973 Ellison, Harlan. "Cold Friend " in Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction (Frederik Pohl, ed.) Chicago, IL: Playboy Press (1980; 1st pub Galaxy, Oct. 1973); pg. 334. "Later that day I turned back an attack by a German Stuka... an attack by a Samurai warrior... and attacks by a Hun, a Visigoth, a Vandal, a Vietcong... "; Pg. 339: "I took off after her, and she went off the edge and kept going straight away like the Viking and the Stuka and the Hun and all the rest of them... "
Hun world 1975 Shea, Robert & Robert Anton Wilson. Illuminatus, Vol. III: Leviathan. New York: Dell (1975); pg. 16. Pg. 16: "...the Zombies, Attila and His Huns... "; Pg. 26: "Attila and His Huns were trying to do acute bodily damage to the Senate and the People of Rome. " [Other refs., not in DB., e.g. pg. 54.]
Hun world 1980 Simak, Clifford D. "The Grotto of the Dancing Deer " in Immortals (Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois, eds.) New York: Ace Books (1998; c. 1980); pg. 138. "'...You heard first hand of Attila...' "
Hun world 1996 Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 202. "...and die gloriously fighting the aerial Hun. "
Hun world 1997 Bear, Greg. The Forge of God. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 339. "'It's funny, but in all of this, I've been thinking of you and Marty, and . . . my book. The Huns and Mongols and Scythians and Indo-Europeans . . . All those people and my book. I'll never get it finished.'

'Don't be so sure,' he said...

'Do you think these probes are like the hordes? Migrating, ravaging, pushed on by famine or overpopulation?' "

Hun world 2077 Anthony, Piers. God of Tarot. New York: Berkley (1982; c. 1977); pg. 141. "'...In human history, Kundalini gone astray has been the cause of the evil geniuses of men like Attila the Hun and Adolph Hitler the Nazi...' "
Hun world 2127 Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 63. "...with the one person on Earth who seemed to care about trying to keep the world from another visit from Attila the Hun... "
Hun world 2127 Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 128. "Do it, she told herself. Do it. Kill him. Even if you die doing it, it's worth it. This is Hitler, Stalin. Genghis, Attila all rolled into one. "
Hun world 2151 Carey, Diane. Broken Bow (Enterprise). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 34. "'...Discipline ultimately beats all Celts and Huns. It's the British way.' "
Hun world 2555 Barton, William. Acts of Conscience. New York: Warner Books (1997); pg. 303. "'That's what they say. But one person never matters, even if that person turns out to be Jesus, or Kali Meitner, or something.'

'You have a sense of history in your head, Gaetan du Cheyne. A fascinating human history of isolates interacting.'

I almost didn't hear its words muttering, 'Not to mention Hitler and Napoleon, Temujin and Attila, Wang Mang, Sargon the so-called Great . . .' "

Hun world 3000 Hubbard, L. Ron. Battlefield Earth. New York: St. Martin's Press (1982); pg. 474. "Now Napoleon was also a military leader and before him was Caesar and before him was Alexander the Great and before him was Attila the Hun. "
Huron United Kingdom: London 1500 C.E. Moorcock, Michael. Gloriana. New York: Warner Books (1986; c 1978); pg. 254. "And from beyond Albion came Sir Hakan of Tauron, the Huron King, with his armour all decorated with warfeathers and beads; Sir Herlwin of Wicheetaw [Wichita]... "
Hussite Czech Republic 1600 Piercy, Marge. He, She and It. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1991); pg. 214. "All seek an enemy. They are cut into sharp jagged factions, religious, economic, political, that bang against each other seeking a flaw. There are Roman Catholics, Hussites, Utraquists and lately some Lutherans, all enemies. "
Hussite world 1415 C.E. Anderson, Poul. There Will Be Time. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1972); pg. 145. "Thus, Martin Luther was not the first Protestant in the true sense--doctrinal as well as political--of that word. He was simply the first to make it stick. And his success was built on the failure of centuries, Hussites, Lollards, Albigensians... "
Hussite world 1450 C.E. Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 195. "...fifteenth century C.E... The ecclesiastical councils of Constantine and later of Basel attempted to heal the Great Schism and reform the government of the Church. Here they accomplished it, giving back to the bishops some of the power that over the centuries had accrued to the popes, working out a reconciliation with the Hussites, and making other important changes. As a result, no Protestant breakaway occurred, nor wars of religion, and the Church remained a counterbalance to the state, preventing the rise of absolute monarchies.'

'Why, that's wonderful,' Laurinda whispered.

'Not too wonderful by now,' Christian said grimly. 'What happened?' "

Hutterian Brethren Washington, D.C. 1881 Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 42. "Above his desk hung three framed portraits. A Catholic might have thought them images of a secular Trinity. That had never occurred to Schlieffen, a devout Hutterite. To him, they were merely the most important men in his life: ascetic-looking Field Marshal von Moltke, whose victories over Denmark, Austria, and France and made Prussian-led Germany a nation; plump, imperious Chancellor von Bismarck, whose diplomacy had made von Moltke's victories possible; and, above them both, the Kaiser, bald now, his fringe of hair, mustache, and fuzzy side whiskers white... " [Many other refs. to this character, and his cultural background, not in DB.]
I AM California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 226. "He remembered living in Los Angles in the 1920s, when neon lighting was so new and exotic that its ethereal colored glow was mainly used to decorate innovative churches--the 'Mighty I AM' cathedral, and Aime Semple McPherson's... "
Iban Brunei 2035 Sterling, Bruce. "Green Days in Brunei " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1985); pg. 325. "Brunei Town, the sultanate's capital, had a hundred thousand citizens: Malays, Chinese, Ibans, Dayaks, and a sprinkling of Europeans. "
Ibo USA 2015 Butler, Octavia E. "The Evening and the Morning and the Night " in Omni Visions One (Ellen Datlow, ed). Greensboro, NC: Omni Books (1993; story copyright 1987); pg. 126. "His name was Alan Chi. I thought Chi was a Chinese name, and I wondered. But he told me his father was Nigerian and that in Ibo, the word meant a kind of guardian angel or personal god. He said his own personal god hadn't been looking out for him very well to let him be born to two DGD parents. Him too. " [Other refs. to this character.]
Idaho galaxy 2369 Smith, Dean Wesley & Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The Soldiers of Fear (Star Trek: TNG/Invasion! #2). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 32. Pg. 32: "...Kirk picked the poppets up and had them stored, waiting for just this time.

'They are being picked up from storage by the Starship Idaho. Use them as you see fit.' ";

Pg. 103: "'...just received a scrambled communication from Admiral Kirschbaum. The Starships Madison and Idaho--' "; Pg. 104: "'...The Starships Madison and Idaho will arrive in three hours. The Klingons and Vulcans will assist us as well...' ";

Pg. 128: "'Did they say anything about the Idaho?'

'The ships are traveling in tandem, sir.' ";

Pg. 151: "'Mr. Data,' Picard said, 'how long until the Madison and Idaho arrive?' ";

Pg. 158: "If the repairs weren't made and made correctly, not only would the crew of the Enterprise suffer, but so would the crews of the Idaho and the Madison. " [Also pg. 178-179, 183, 202, 209, 216, 221, 224.]

Idaho galaxy 2370 Schofield, Sandy. The Big Game (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 270. [Note, pg. 275: "Sandy Schofield is the pen name for husband and wife writing team Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch.] "Dax turned from her board. 'Captain Higgenbotham of the Federation starship Madison and Captain Kiser of the starship Idaho would like the pleasure of your company for dinner. They said they want to know how you did what you did to the Cardassians.' "
Idaho galaxy 2371 Smith, Dean Wesley & Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The Long Night (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 131. Pg. 131: "The Starship Madison had just taken its position around Deep Space Nine. The Idaho wasn't far behind. ";

Pg. 221: "'An injured crewman needs care and Dr. Bashir of Deep Space Nine has asked that your chief medical officer and the chief medical officer from the Starship Idaho confer with him on the station.'

Higgenbotham frowned. He had clearly not expected that. 'I'll contact the Idaho for you, Lieutenant,' he said. 'Both doctors will be waiting for Dr. Bashir on Deep Space Nine. Madison out.' ";

Pg. 224: "Both the Madison and the Idaho moved immediately to flank the Defiant and the Long Night while the Bosewell stayed in position near the station. ";

Pg. 229: "His colleagues from the Madison and the Idaho were both bent over Quark... 'I'm Dr. Wasner from the Idaho.' "

Idaho galaxy 2371 Smith, Dean Wesley & Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The Long Night (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 224. Pg. 224: "Two Ferengi ships peeled away from the formation, heading for the Idaho. They were firing phasers, quick, repeated blasts that made no dent in the Idaho's shields. The Idaho swung around and headed toward the Ferengi ships. ";

Pg. 245: "The Idaho had opened fire on the other Ferengi ships, but they were holding their ground. ";

Pg. 247: "The other two Ferengi ships had stopped attacking the Idaho. The third Andorian trader vessel went to help its injured comrade. "

Idaho galaxy 2373 Smith, Dean Wesley & Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The Mist (Star Trek: DS9 / The Captain's Table: Book 3 of 6). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 192. "On the right, the Starships Madison, Idaho, and Cochrane were in position, forming a wedge. "
Idaho galaxy 2375 Mack, David. "The Star Trek: New Frontier Minipedia " in Excalibur: Restoration (ST: New Frontier). New York: Pocket Books (2000); pg. 361. "Big Bang
A potent liquor from Pocatello, Idaho, Earth. Commander Alexander Garbeck kept a bottle of the stuff in her 'private stock' aboard the U.S.S. Exeter. "
Idaho galaxy 2450 Kato, Ken. Yamato II: The Way of the Warrior, Part 2. New York: Warner Books (1992); pg. 146. "Now, some days ago, there had come the news that yet another Amerikan Navy squadron was on its way, from Idaho--a fleet of six big warships and five smaller vessels, carrying two thousand Marines. It was thought to be commanded by no less a man than Admiral Edd Maskull, Admiral of the Union, the man who had distinguished himself in 'forty-one aboard the New Jersey, at the taking of Ulsan, then later in the James Decatur when he had captured the Shan Xi, then yet again by running the Ning Xia into Admiral Lewis's fleet.

I'd heard that Maskull was killed by a flash-over in an action in Parcelle, Shadbolt thought, but it seems not. If these new rumors are true, and Maskull's coming here with a substantial force, then the Kan will want to be in possession of Fort Baker by the time he transits. "

Idaho galaxy 3000 Le Guin, Ursula K. "The Word for World is Forest " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 34. "The forest behind camp, a quarter-mile-wide uncut strip, was full of the faint, ceaseless, cracking, chuckling, stirring, whirring, silvery noises that woods in the morning are full of. It might have been Idaho in 1950, this clearing. Or Kentucky in 1830. Or Gaul in 50 B.C. "
Idaho galaxy 4500 Herbert, Brian & Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: House Atreides. New York: Bantam (1999) [Front/back inside cover: Map of "Arrakis: North Polar Region " includes "Mt. Idaho "]
Idaho galaxy 4500 Herbert, Brian & Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: House Atreides. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 49. Pg. 49: "Of all the fabled million worlds in the Imperium, young Duncan Idaho had never been anywhere but Giedi Prime, an oil-soaked, industry-covered planet filled with artificial constructions, square angles, metal, and smoke. The Harkonnens liked to keep their home that way. Duncan had known nothing else in his eight years. ";

Pg. 56: "He turned about. 'Come with me for the hunt, boy. Now.'

'My name is Duncan Idaho,' the boy responded, in a defiant tone. 'I'm not a number.' His voice was thin and high-pitched, but held a gruff bravery that shocked his parents. ";

Pg. 153: "Duncan Idaho had accomplished much this evening and was already exhaust, stunned at how much had changed in his life. But he was only eight years old and could never pilot this flitter... ";

Pg. 185: "'If you don't stop it right now, Idaho, I'm going to dump you in the laps of those Harkonnen hunters.' " [Many other refs. to this character, not in DB, but he is usually referred to as 'Duncan.']

Idaho galaxy 4510 Herbert, Brian & Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: House Harkonnen. New York: Bantam (2000); pg. 37. "He shared a breakfast in the courtyard with twenty-six-year-old Duncan Idaho. The round-faced young man wore a green-and-black Atreides trooper uniform... Longtime military allies of House Atreides, the Swordmasters of Ginaz had recently granted Duncan Idaho admission into their renowned academy. " [Many other refs. to Duncan Idaho.]
Idaho galaxy 13560 Herbert, Frank. Dune Messiah. New York: Ace (1987; c. 1969); pg. 2. Pg. 2: "Not to speak of his losing his father here in the Harkonnen war. Nor the death of Duncan Idaho, who sacrificed himself that Paul and the Lady Jessica could escape. ";

Pg. 22: "'A very unusual ghost,' Edric said. 'It has a body and a name. The body--that's the flesh of a renowned swordmaster known as Duncan Idaho. The name . . .'

'Idaho's dead,' Irulan said. 'Paul has mourned the loss often in my presence. He saw Idaho killed by my father's Sardaukar.' ";

Pg. 23: "'...knowing the need for speed, immediately sent the preserved flesh of Idaho to the Bene Tleilax...' ";

Pg. 24: "'How has Idaho been conditioned?' Irulan asked.

'Idaho?' Edric asked, looking at the Tleilaxu. 'Do you know of an Idaho, Scytale?' " [Also pg. 54, 86, 88-97, 144, 149, 163, 172, 181, 195-197, 272-274, 280, 284, 290, 306-314, 318, 322-328.]

Idaho galaxy 13575 Herbert, Frank. Children of Dune. New York: Berkley (1976); pg. 9. "Muad'Dib's teachings have become the playground of scholastics, of the superstitious and the corrupt. He taught a balanced way of life, a philosophy with which a human can meet problems arising form an ever-changing universe. He said humankind is still evolving, in a process which will never end. He said this evolution moves on changing principles which are known only to eternity. How can corrupted reasoning play with such an essence?

--Words of the Mentat
Duncan Idaho

Idaho galaxy 13575 Herbert, Frank. Children of Dune. New York: Berkley (1976); pg. 25. Pg. 25: "Duncan Idaho had put his mentat awareness to the question of why Jessica returned at this time, evaluating the problem in the human-computer fashion which was his gift. He said she returned to take over the twins for the Sisterhood. The twins, too, carried those precious genes... "; Pg. 139: "...they had grown a zombie-katrundo: the flesh of Duncan Idaho, but none of his conscious memories... The flesh of Duncan Idaho had resisted that compulsion and, in the intolerable stress, his cellular past had come back to him. " [Many other refs. to Duncan Idaho, not in DB, e.g., pg. 140-144, 162-166, etc.]
Idaho galaxy 15200 Herbert, Frank. The Heretics of Dune. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1984); pg. 9. Book jacket: "It is several millennia after the fall of the God Emperor Leto II, ruler of the Imperium for 3500 years, whose destiny was to guide mankind onto his prescient 'Golden Path.' In the wake of his death has come the horror of the Scattering and the Famine Times, but there still remains the Bene Gesserit, the Spacing Guild and CHOAM. Now bands of people are returning from the Scattering with visions of conquest; the strange, secretive Bene Tleilax decide the time has come for their ascendancy; and the wise women of the Bene Gesserit have resurrected yet another Duncan Idaho ghola to ensure the proper coarse for man. A power play of some immeasurable consequence is in motion... "; Pg. 9: "'Taraza told you , did she not, that we have gone through eleven of these Duncan Idaho gholas? This one is the twelfth.' "; Pg. 37: "The Thousand Sons of Idaho. " [Many refs. throughout novel, not in DB. Idaho is a major character.]
Idaho Idaho 1895 Gloss, Molly. The Jump-Off Creek. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1989); pg. 36. "...I have seen idle men Everywhere about in La Grande and Boise and Missoula... "
Idaho Idaho 1905 Gloss, Molly. Wild Life. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000); pg. 91. "A man I took to be an agent for the Twin Falls Logging Company... and even the Twin Falls man looked up from his reading to wave a hand to those left behind. His book, I saw, was The Ghostly Galleon: A Tale of the Steel-Arm Detective. " [Other refs., e.g., pg. 94.]
Idaho Idaho 1932 Wilson, Robert Charles. A Hidden Place. New York: Bantam (1989; c. 1986); pg. 109. "The Depression had deepened; in Idaho the farmers had set up blockades, dairy farmers had spilled their milk into the road rather than sell it for two cents a gallon. "
Idaho Idaho 1934 Boyer, Elizabeth H. "A Foreigner Comes to Reddyville " in Washed by a Wave of Wind (M. Shayne Bell, ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1993); pg. 215. "A few years after we left Reddyville, Doctor Goodenough was drowned in the Portneuf river when his buggy turned over... Nothing was left of Reddyville. Everything had moved to McCammon or Arimo or Downey or Pocatello, looking for an easier life. "
Idaho Idaho 1941 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Tilting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1995); pg. 375. Pg. 385: "In a couple of minutes, he came up to a sign: IDAHO SPRINGS, 2 MILES. That made him lift one hand from the handlebars to scratch his head. 'Idaho Springs!' he muttered. 'This was still Colorado, last I looked.'

A few hundred yards ahead another sign said, HOT SPRINGS BATHING, 50? VAPOR CAVES, ONLY $1. That explained the springs, but left him still wondering how a chunk of Idaho had shifted south and east.

...Not everybody was gone from Idaho Springs. A bald man in black overalls came out of a dry-goods store... The folk of Idaho Springs were ready to take care of themselves. ";

Pg. 376: "The Idaho Springs city hall was an adobe building with a couple of big millstones in the yard... " [More takes place here, and more refs. to Idaho and Idaho Springs, pg. 375-382, 443.]

Idaho Idaho 1942 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1996); pg. 53. "...he asked himself as he worked his way up US 95 toward Lewiston, Idaho... A Lizard jet screamed by, high overhead, flying west. The Lizards held the Snake River from Idaho Falls to Twin Falls, and used it as an air base against the Pacific Northwest. Outside of their airfields, though, they didn't seem to give a damn about the area--a sentiment with which Jens heartily concurred. He'd gone through several towns--even what passed for cities hereabouts--without seeing a one of the little scaly bastards. "
Idaho Idaho 1942 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Upsetting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1996); pg. 124. Pg. 124: "Nearer, though, were the towns of Clarkston, Washington, and, on this side of the Snake River, Lewiston, Idaho, itself nestled between the Snake and the Clearwater, with mountains pinching it off north and south so that at first glance it seemed to consist of nothing but one long street.

Rafts of logs floated on the Snake, to head downstream to be made into who could say what to help fight the Lizards. As if the clock had turned back a generation, more and more aircraft parts were wood these days. " [More in Lewiston, pg. 124-125, etc.];

Pg. 331: "He didn't quite make it into Idaho Springs before darkness descended like a cloak. A few minutes later, the snow started falling. Larssen kept rolling along until he came to a dead car in the middle of the road. " [Also pg. 332.]

Idaho Idaho 1961 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 1. "He finally did it on a Sunday, July 2, 1961, up in Idaho, in a new house which, I suspect, meant little to him, but which had a view up a valley to the high peaks, down the valley to the river, and across the valley to a cemetery where friends were buried.

I was in Cuba when I heard the news. There was some irony in this, because I had not been back to Cuba in the nineteen years since my time with Hemingway...

'Did you hear, senor?' said the... bellman...

'What?' I said...

'The writer is dead,' said the old man...

'What writer?' I said...

'Senor Papa,' said the old bellman...

I froze... 'Hemingway?' I said.

'Yes,' said the old man...

'How?' I said.

'Gunshot,' said the bellman. 'In the head. By his own hand... Two days ago... In the United States.' "

Idaho Idaho 1965 Grimwood, Ken. Replay. New York: Arbor House (1986); pg. 217. "He [Stuart McCowan, from Wisconsin] was named as a suspect in similar multiple slayings in Minnesota and Idaho in 1964 and 1965, but his connection to those crimes was never established. "
Idaho Idaho 1974 Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 19. "'It's a regional edition. Time comes out in different regional editions. For advertising purposes. And we get the mountain states edition. The mountain states are Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado . . .' "
Idaho Idaho 1974 Martin, George R. R. "Interlude Four " in Wild Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1986); pg. 325. [In Jokertown, in New York City.] "The masks are part of the color of Jokertown, and the tourists from Boise and Duluth and Muskogee all make sure and buy a plastic mask or two to take home as souvenirs... "
Idaho Idaho 1981 Dick, Philip K. Dr. Bloodmoney. New York: Bluejay Books (1985; c. 1965); pg. 30. "'I hear,' Walt was drawling... 'that there's a LOL in Boise, Idaho, who's worried about me.' He glanced up, as someone in the rear of the room asked something. 'A LOL?' Walt said, 'Well,--that was the great now-departed Herb Caen's term for Little Old Ladies . . . there's always one of them, everywhere. Probably there's one on Mars already, and we'll be living down the street from her. Anyhow, this one in Boise, or so I understand, is a little nervous about Lydia and myself, afraid something might happen to us. So she's sent us a good luck charm.' He displayed it, holding it clumsily with the big gloved fingers of his suit. The reporters all murmured with amusement. 'Nice, isn't it?' Dangerfield said. 'I'll tell you what it does; it's good for rheumatism.' The reporters laughed. 'In case we get rheumatism while we're on Mars. Or is it gout? I think it's gout, she said in her letter.' "
Idaho Idaho 1982 May, Julian. The Golden Torc in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1982); pg. 747. [Appendix] "The only other events remotely comparable to the flooding of the Mediterranean were the 'Great Missoula Floods,' which took place during the Pleistocene Ice Age in western North America. Melt waters from the Cordilleran Glacier of the Rocky Mountains flowed toward the west until they met a lobe of the Okanogan Glacier, which blocked Clark Fork Valley near the present Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho. This formed Glacial Lake Missoula, one of the largest freshwater bodies ever to collect in the western part of the continent... " [More.]
Idaho Idaho 1984 Chandler, Neal. "Benediction " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1984); pg. 163. "Ardmoore told Carmen Stavely, who'd been away in Idaho visiting family... "
Idaho Idaho 1985 Dick, Philip K. In Milton Lumky Territory. Pleasantville, NY: Dragon Press (1985); pg. 16. [Main setting of novel is Boise, Idaho. Many refs. to Idaho throughout novel, not in DB.] Book jacket: "The story takes place in Boise, Idaho, with some extraordinary long-distance driving sequences in which out hero drives from Boise to San Francisco, to Reno, to Pocatello to Seattle and back to Boise in search of a good deal on some wholesale typewriters. He falls under the spell of an attractive older woman... and Milton Lumky, a middle-aged paper salesman whose territory is the Northwest. "; Pg. 16: "They had that thin, indoor look, and at the same time what he thought of as the Idaho Look. By that he meant a kind of slowness. A lapse of time between hearing and understanding, a measurable interval. "; Pg. 67: Klamath Falls; Pocatello; Montario ; extensive Pocatello refs, around pg. 128-139, 144-155, etc.

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