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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/
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Baptist world 1993 Modesitt, Jr., L.E. Of Tangible Ghosts. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 122-332. "'This issue clearly needs the Speaker's attention,' affirmed Anglican-Baptist Archbishop Clelland, in a speech from the National Cathedral just hours after the bombing... "
Baptist world 1993 Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 170. [Julie Katz apparently visits Hell.] "Day by day, the categories of iniquity grew even more arbitrary and excessive. Julie could understand why there was an Island of Atheists. Ditto the Island of Adulterers, the Island of Occultists, the Island of Tax Dodgers. Depending on one's upbringing, the precincts reserved for Unitarians, Abortionists, Socialists, Nuclear Strategists, and Sexual Deviates made sense. But why the Island of Irish Catholics? The Island of Scotch Presbyterians? Christian Scientists, Methodists, Baptists?

'This offends me,' she said...

The devil's [replied] 'Throughout history, admission to Hell has depended on but one criterion... You must belong to a group some other group believes is heading there.'

'That's perverse.'

'It's also the law...' "

Baptist world 1994 Bradbury, Ray. "Unterderseaboat Doktor " in Quicker Than the Eye. New York: Avon Books (1996; c. 1994); pg. 2. "Beddy-bye was, of course, his couch of pain and humiliation where I lay writhing in agonies of assumed Jewish guilt and Northern Baptist stress as from time to time muttered, 'A fruitcake remark!' or 'Dumb!' or 'If you ever do that again, I'll kill you!' "
Baptist world 1994 Morrow, James. Towing Jehovah. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 114. "'Why, oh, why, are you wasting your time like this?' Winston Hawke, an intense, nervous little man for whom the collapse of Soviet communism merely heralded the True Revolution to come, sprang to his feet. 'The Baptists are taking over,' cried the Marxist, 'the yokels are on the march, the yahoos are at the gates, and you're giving us a lot of... about a supertanker!' "
Baptist world 1998 Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 111. "Sex, after all, must be part of any Zeitgeist. Baptists, Republicans, Zoroastrians, Flat-Earthers, Afrocentrists, members of Mensa and the ACLU: they all have sex... "
Baptist world 2020 Heinlein, Robert A. Friday. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1982); pg. 13. "'And your father met your mother at a swing ding. And he didn't take off his hat.'

'They met at a Baptist Sunday-school picnic and both of them believed in the Tooth Fairy.' "

Baptist world 2028 Barnes, John. Mother of Storms. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 59. "'...It's going out on public channels too, but it will probably disappear in the background noise of all the different outfits that are also speculating, plus probably what two astrologers, three Baptist ministers, and the Vegetarian League have to say...' "
Baptist world 2050 Haldeman, Joe. Forever Peace. New York: Ace Books (1998; first ed. 1997); pg. 254. "'That's an angle we oght to mape out,' Marty said. 'Using religion--not your kind, Ellie, but organized religion. We'll automatically have people like the Cyber-Baptists and Omnia on our side. But if we could be endorsed by some mainstream religion, we could have a big bloc that no only preached our gospel, but demonstrated its effectiveness... I've been concentrating so much on military aspects that I've neglected other concentrations of power. Religion, education.' "
Baptist world 2075 Baker, Virginia. "Rachel's Wedding " in Writers of the Future: Volume V (Algis Budrys, ed.). Los Angeles: Bridge Publications (1989); pg. 132. "'Listen. When I was in Jerusalem, during the debates for disbanding the Mossad, we used to bait the Hasid kids with quotes. We went at them like Baptists--quoting form the New Testament. We'd say things that sounded like the commentaries, and the Hasids would get confused...' "
Baptist world 2088 Heinlein, Robert A. Stranger in a Strange Land. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1961); pg. 316. "'... we work together to show other Fosterites that the Church of All Worlds doesn't conflict with the Faith, any more than being a Baptist keeps a man from joining the Masons.' "
Baptist world 2250 Zelazny, Roger & Jane Lindskold. Donnerjack. New York: Avon (1998; c.1997); pg. 154. "'Were you a church shopper, Davis?'

'A little.' This answer had been carefully worked out in advance. 'I was raised Baptist. Dropped out. Tried a few other religions--though I guess not all of them qualified for tax exemption; they were more like philosophical traditions. Eventually, I decided that there weren't any ultimate answers and mucked along, making do.' "

Baptist - black denominations Florida 1930 Frank, Pat. Alas, Babylon. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co. (1959); pg. 19. "When they were boys, he and Mark used to sneak up to the back of the First Afro-Repose Baptist Church on Sunday nights to hear Preacher Henry calling down hell-fire and damnation on the sinners in the big cities. Preacher Henry always took his text out of the Revelation of St. John. It seemed that he ended every lurid verse with, 'Alas, Babylon!' in a voice so resonant you could feel it, if you rested your finger-tips gently on the warped pine boards of the church. Randy and Mark would crouch under the rear window, behind the pulpit, fascinated and wide-eyed, while Preacher Henry described the Babylonian revels, including fornication. Sometimes Preacher Henry made Babylon sound like Miami, and sometimes like Tampa, for he condemned not only fornication--he read the word right out of the Bible--but also horse racing and dog tracks. "
Baptist - black denominations Florida 1959 Frank, Pat. Alas, Babylon. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co. (1959); pg. 157. "Randy saw a notice that was different:

EASTER SERVICES

An interdenominational Easter Sunrise Service will be held in Marines Park on Sunday, April 17th. All citizens of Fort Repose, of whatever faith, are invited to attend.

Signed,
Rev. John Carlin, First Methodist Chruch
Rev. M.F. Kenny, Church of St. Paul's
Rev. Fred Born, Timucuan Baptist Church
Rev. Noble Watts, Afro-Repose Baptist Church "

Baptist - black denominations Florida 1959 Frank, Pat. Alas, Babylon. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co. (1959); pg. 19-20. "Randy could hear him yet: 'And I'm telling you right now, all wife-swappers, whisky-drinkers, and crap-shooters are going to get it! And all them who come out of those sin palaces on the beach, whether they be called hotels or motels, wearing minks and jewels and not much else, they is goin' to get it! Just like it says here in the Good Book, the Great City that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, that Great City was burned off the face of the earth in an hour. Just one hour! Alas, Babylon!'

Either Preacher Henry was too old, or the Afro-Repose congregation had tired of his scolding and awful prophecies, for he no longer preached except on those Sundays when Afro-Repose's new minister, a light-skinned college graduate, was out of town. "

Baptist - black denominations New Mexico: Atocha 2010 Williams, Walter Jon. Days of Atonement. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 50. "The city's tiny handful of black people clustered around the African Baptist Church in an informal no-man's-land north of Picketwire. "
Basque California 1984 Ing, Dean. Spooker. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1995); pg. 31. "The San Joaquin Valley... became a home to many ethnic groups: Latinos, Japanese, Armenian, Basques. Generations of them had tended their orchards and vegetables in relative harmony... "
Basque California: Orange County 2027 Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 64. "While he eats his cereal and milk he thinks about Arthur Bastanchury. Good old Basque name, from shepherds who came to OC when James Irvine used his land to raise sheep. Arthur still looks a little Basque: dark complexion, light eyes, square jaw. And they have a good long tradition of active resistance back home in Spain. Not to mention terrorism. Jim doesn't want to have anything to do with terrorism. But if there's something else that can be done--some other way... " [One or more characters has Basque heritage. But Basques aren't mentioned by name elsewhere.]
Basque Cuba 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. v. [Pg. v: Frontispiece: Lengthy passage from Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story, by Carlos Baker:] "Ernest immediately assembled a crew of eight from among his most trusted confederates... The others were all non-Americans: Juan Dunabeitia, a tall, thin, merry-eyed Basque who knew the sea so well that he was called Sinbad the Sailor... "
Basque Cuba 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 87. Pg. 87: "'Hell, no. The best thing here is the twenty-five-cent blue-plate special. We'll go back to the Basque Center for supper. . . . Marty's got friends coming to the finca tonight and it'd be better if we don't get back until later...'

With that our tour of the Crook Factory personnel was essentially over, except for one busboy at the Basque Club whom Hemingway introduced as 'our finest . . . and our only . . . courier'... ";

Pg. 88: "I identified the Ibarlucia brothers as well as half a dozen other jai alai players, several expatriate Basques, Winston Guest, other wealthy athletes... " [Other refs., not in DB. One of novel's main character is Basque.]

Basque Europe 1987 Anthony, Piers. Being a Green Mother. New York: Ballantine (1987); pg. 35. "This was Basque country. The Pyrenees marched to the water of the Bay of Biscay, and the Basques were on either side of the border between Spain and France, speaking their own language... "
Basque Europe 2038 Brin, David. Earth. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 80. "The Basque were the oldest people in Europe, and proud of their heritage. Some said their language came from the Neolithic hunters who first claimed this land from the retreating ice. In a Bilbao museum, Logan had seen replicas of tiny boats Basque sailors used long ago, to hunt whales out on the rude Atlantic. They must have been very brave or suicidal, he thought, then and now. "
Basque France 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. 132. Pg. 132: "'I told you it is a long story. I'll try to make it short. There's this man--a Basque. He came to me ten years ago when I was doing the rock shelter... He wanted work and I gave him work. He broke in fast, caught onto the techniques immediately. Became a valuable man. That often happens with native laborers. They seem to have a feel for their own antiquity. And then when we started work on the cave he showed up again...' ";

Pg. 133: "'Tom, you said he is a Basque.'

'That's right.'

'Isn't there some belief that the Basques may have descended from the Cro-Magnons?'

'There is such a theory. I have thought of it.'

'Could this man of yours be a Cro-Magnon?'

'I'm beginning to think he is.'

'But think of it--twenty thousand years!'

'Yes, I know,' said Boyd. " [Other refs., not in DB.]

Basque galaxy 2071 Delany, Samuel R. Babel-17. Boston: Gregg Press (1976; first ed. 1966); pg. 92. [Date calculation based on page 14: "'It started with a series of accidents--well, at first they seemed like accidents. Now we're sure it's sabotage. They've occurred all over the Alliance regularly since December '68. Some on warships, some on Space Navy Yards...' "] Pg. 92: "...it must take fifty discorporate souls to do all the sensory reading for Tarik and its spider-boats--in Basque again...

'Am I glad to see you!' she said. 'I didn't know whether Tarik had discorporate facilities!'

'Does it!' Came the Basque response. "

Basque Idaho 2020 Dick, Philip K. & Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1976); pg. 160. "Rain . . . A gray world, a chill world: Idaho. Basque country. Sheep. Jai alai. A language they say the Devil himself could not master . . . "
Basque Massachusetts: Nantucket -1250 B.C.E. Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 281. "'We've finally figured out something about the Earth Folk language--it's very distantly related to Basque.'

'Ah, that's interesting,' Cofflin said. 'Should we try to find someone who speaks Basque?'

'Very distantly,' Doreen said... " [More.]

Basque New York: New York City 1976 Silverberg, Robert. Dying Inside. New York: Ballantine (1976; c. 1972); pg. 19. "But if I were to get into the depths of her soul I'd have complete comprehension of anything I picked up. The mind may think in Spanish or Basque or Hungarian or Finnish, but the soul thinks in a languageless language accessible to any prying sneaking freak... "
Basque Spain 1971 Lafferty, R. A. "Groaning Hinges of the World " in The Ruins of Earth: An Anthology of Stories of the Immediate Future. (Thomas M. Disch, ed.) New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1971); pg. 122. -
Basque Spain 2015 Disch, Thomas M. On Wings of Song. New York: St. Martin's Press (1978); pg. 46. "It was for this reason that Drs. Pole and Williams were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. Only gradually, and never in the U.S., was its use extended to so-called 'hostage populations' of potentially dissident civilians--the Basques of Spain, Jews in Russia, the Irish in England, and so on. "
Basque Spain 2100 Asimov, Isaac. The Gods Themselves. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Crest (1973; c. 1972); pg. 31. "What of the Basque language? Bronowski wondered. And he used Basque as his guide [to studying Etruscan]. Others had tried this before him and given up. Bronowski did not.

It was hard work, for Basque, an extraordinarily difficult language in itself, was only the loosest of helps. Bronowski found more and more reason, as he went on, to suspect some cultural connection between the inhabitants of early northern Italy and early northern Spain. He could even make out a strong case for a broad swatch of pre-Celts filling western Europe with a language of which Etruscan and Basque were dimly-related survivors. In two thousand years, however, Basque had evolved and had become more than a little contaminated with Spanish. To try, first, to reason out its structure in Roman times and then relate it to Etruscan was an intellectual feat of surpassing difficulty... "

Basque USA 1974 Dick, Philip K. Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said. New York: Doubleday (1974); pg. 153. "'Felix especially likes Basque cuisine, but they cook with so much butter that it gives him pyloric spasms...' "
Basque world 2000 Sterling, S. M. "Introduction " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 2. "There are broad, impersonal forces at work in history; if Christopher Columbus had died as a child--most children did, in his age--someone else would have discovered the Atlantic crossing soon enough. Basque fishermen may well have crossed to Newfoundland before him... "
Batswana Botswana 1881 Sanders, William. "Custer Under the Baobab " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 20. "The trackers looked at each other and then at Custer, still grinning. They were an odd-looking pair... Jonas was almost as small as the bodies [of the dead Bushmen] on the ground, and close to the same color. His mother had been full-blood River Bushman, taken in childhood from her home in the Okavango marshes by Ba-tswana slave raiders and sold to a brothel in Virconium... "
Batswana South Africa 1997 Resnick, Laura. "Amandla! " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 103. "I turned my back on the past, on tribalism, on the fight between black and white, on the fight between Xhosa, Zulu, Tswana, Sotho, Shangaan, Ndebele, and Venda. "
Bedj Sudan 1883 Miller, John J. "Hewn in Pieces for the Lord " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 63. "Gordon could distinguish representatives from numerous Sudanese tribes in the [Mahdi] camp. Besides the authentic dervishes, there were Bedj tribesmen from the Red Hills... "
Bedouin Arabia 1693 McIntyre, Vonda N. The Moon and the Sun. New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 318. "'But I met sheiks and warriors and holy men. I rode with the Bedouins. My sword was forged in Damascus. I lived in a hareem.' "
Bedouin Colorado 1979 Ing, Dean. Soft Targets. New York: Tor (1996; c. 1979); pg. 71. -
Bedouin Egypt 1935 Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. London, UK: Bloomsbury (1996; c. 1992); pg. 168. "At any given moment among the Bedouin in those days of the war, there were Englishman as well as Germans. "
Bedouin Egypt 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 368. "Even before the gerontological treatment, the Egyptian population problem had been severe; with 96 percent of the country desert, and 99 percent of the population in the Nile Valley, it was inevitable that the hordes relocated in the New Valley Project would overwhelm the Bedouins and their entirely distinct culture. The Bedouins wouldn't even call themselves Egyptians, and despised the Nile Egyptians as spineless and immoral; but that did not keep the Egyptians from crowding north from the New Valley Project into Awlad 'Ali... when the Arab commonwealth started a Mars program, and bought space on the continuous Earth-to-Mars shuttle fleet, they asked Egypt to give preference to their western Bedouins. The Egyptian government had been only too happy to oblige, and clear the region of its troublesome minority... " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Bedouin Egypt 2128 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 111. "'...even though I am from Egypt I am actually Bedouin, and we despise the Nile Egyptians...' "
Bedouin galaxy 3050 Niven, Larry & Jerry Pournelle. The Gripping Hand. New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 253. "'...Kevin, perhaps you should assume these Moties are more similar to bedouin Arabs than to your Empire.' "
Bedouin galaxy 23000 Engh, M. J. Rainbow Man. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 51. "'Leona Porlock, formerly of the Bedouin. And you're from the Trojan....' "
Bedouin Jordan 2128 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 111. "'...even though I am from Egypt I am actually Bedouin, and we despise the Nile Egyptians, and in fact we don't get along well with the Bedouin from Jordan...' "
Bedouin Mars 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 367. "...the Arabs who came to Mars, the Qahiran Mahjaris. When they arrived on Mars a good number of them began to wander Vastitas Borealis ('The Northern Badia') and the Great Escarpment. These wanderers were mostly Bedouin Arabs, and they traveled in caravans, in a deliberate re-creation of a life that had disappeared on Earth. People who had lived in cities all their lives went to Mars and moved around in rovers and tents. the excuses for their ceaseless travel included the hunt for metals, areology, and trade, but it seemed clear that the important thing was the travel, the life itself. "
Bedouin Mars 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 368. "...when the Arab commonwealth started a Mars program, and bought space on the continuous Earth-to-Mars shuttle fleet, they asked Egypt to give preference to their western Bedouins. The Egyptian government had been only too happy to oblige, and clear the region of its troublesome minority. So here they were, Bedouins on Mars, wandering the world-wrapping northern desert. "
Bedouin Mars 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 372. "The conversations ran all over, but they were guided by Zeyk and the other elders, who were deferred to by the younger men in a way Frank found incredible. Many times the conversation between an overt lesson for Frank on Bedouin ways, which allowed him to nod and ask questions, and occasionally to offer comments or criticism. "
Bedouin Mars 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 380. "Here among the foreigners they were all cousins. Syrians and Iraqis, Egyptians and Saudis, Gulf Staters and Palestinians, Libyans and Bedouins. All cousins here. "
Bedouin Mars 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 380. "'...There are still some--habits, customs. We are reclusive, separate, we have our own world--it is perhaps not good. We Bedu tend to group together, men and women. We have our traditions, you see, and they endure. But there is much that is changing here, changing fast. So that this is the next stage of the Islamic way...' "
Bedouin Mars 2101 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Green Mars. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 256. "...after talking to a 140-year-old Bedouin about the Transcaucasus War... "
Bedouin Mars 2110 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Green Mars. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 287. "'You should go talk to the Bedouin and other Arabs as quickly as possible...' "
Bedouin Mars 2128 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 18. "...representatives of cultures or movements that felt most threatened by the metanat order, or the mass emigration from Earth: Bedouins, the Polynesians, the Dorsa Brevia locals... "
Bedouin Mars 2128 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 111. "'...even though I am from Egypt I am actually Bedouin...' "
Bedouin Mars 2130 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Blue Mars. New York: Bantam Books (1996); pg. 253. "Zeyk clearly wanted to vote against Jackie, but felt constrained by the Arab constituency in Cairo, and the eyes of the Arab community on him; control of land and water were both important to them. But the Bedouin were nomadic and besides, Zeyk was a strong supporter of the constitution. " [Other refs. not in DB. The Bedouin Zeyk is one of the main characters.]
Bedouin Middle East 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. 348. Pg. 348: "Here I am at last, Horatius, in far-off Arabia, amongst the Greeks and the camels and the swarthy Saracen tribesmen... "; Pg. 350: "'Arabia Deserta?' I repeated...

'Exactly. A very important city, as cities in that part of the world go. Every caravan crossing Arabia has to stop there. Perhaps you've heard of it under its Saracen name. Mecca is what the Saracens call it.'

...In the main the Saracens are a wandering race who endlessly guide their flocks of horses and sheep and camels back and forth across this hard arid land, seeking out herbage for their beasts where they can. All the year long they follow the seasons about, moving from seacoast to mountains to plains, so that they can take advantage of such little rainfall as there is... " [Many other refs. to Saracens, classified here as Bedouin, not in DB.]

Bedouin Middle East 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. 350. "The harshness of the land makes it a place of danger and distress, of rapine and fear. In their own self-interest the Saracens form themselves into little tribal bands under the absolute government of fierce and ruthless elders; warfare between those tribes is constant; and so vehement is each man's sense of personal honor that offense is all too easily given and blood-feuds persist down through generation after generation, yet offenses never seem to be wiped out.

Two settlements here have come to be dignified with the name of 'cities.'... Mudholes with walls about them, rather. In the northern part of this desert one finds Iatrippa, which in the Saracens' own tongue is named Medina. It has a population of 15,000 or so, and as Arabian villages go is fairly well provided with water... A ten-day caravan journey to the south... is the town our geographers know as Macoraba, the Mecca of the locals. This Mecca is a bigger place, perhaps 25,000 people... "

Bedouin Middle East 1978 Tucker, Wilson. The Year of the Quiet Sun. New York: Ace (1970); pg. 217. "He had neer known anyone to run from him--not even those beggar children who had watched him pry into the sands of their forgotten history. They were timid and mistrustul, those Bedouin, but they hadn't run from him. "
Bedouin Middle East 1988 Foster, Alan Dean. To the Vanishing Point. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 121. "'...I've... crossed the Rub' al Khali in the dead of summer, when the Bedu insisted it couldn't be done without frying your brains...' "
Bedouin Nevada 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 280. "That's when he saw the Bedouin in his white burnoose, standing beside a desert bicycle chariot. The pillows in the backseat could have been nightmare pillows, as far as Trevor was concerned. He stepped up to the man and asked him in a hollow voice, 'Are you free?'

The bicycle Bedouin was an American in his thirties with a narrow, bearded face... " [More, pg. 280-281.]

Bedouin New Mexico 1991 Ing, Dean. Butcher Bird. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1993); pg. 126. -
Bedouin United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 197. "'...Even Man has a few varieties like the Esquimaux and the Gypsies and the Lapps and certain Nomads in Arabia, who do not do it [war], because they do not claim boundaries...' "
Bedouin world 1943 Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. London, UK: Bloomsbury (1996; c. 1992); pg. 28. "The Bedouin brought him into Siwa Oasis. Then he was in Pisa for a while, then . . . One of the Arabs is probably wearing his name tag. " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Bedouin world 1978 Tucker, Wilson. The Year of the Quiet Sun. New York: Ace (1970); pg. 51. "'...The Nabataeans build things to last. Their wells are water-tight today; they're still used by the Bedouin...' "
Bedouin world 2004 Dick, Philip K. The Zap Gun. New York: Bluejay Books (1985; c. 1965); pg. 11. "'Mr. Lars.'

'Yes, Miss Bedouin.' He halted. 'I know. The drafting department can't make head or tail of sketch 285.' To that he was resigned. Having seen it himself, after Friday's trance, he knew how muddied it was.

'Well, they said--' She hesitated, young and small, ill-equipped temperamentally to carry the grievances of others around in her possession as their spokesman.

'I'll talk to them direct,' he said to her humanely. 'Frankly, to me it looked like a self-programming eggbeater mounted on triangular wheels.' And what can you destroy, he reflected, with that?

'Oh, they seem to feel it's a fine weapon,' Miss Bedouin said, her natural, hormone-enriched breasts moving in synchronicity with his notice of them. 'I believe they just can't make out the power source. You know, the erg structure. Before you go to 286--' " [Many other refs. to 'Miss Bedouin,' a major character in novel. Despite her name, there is no apparent connection between her and Bedouin culture.]

Bedouin world 2025 Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 3. "People went to CosaNostra Pizza University four years... Came in its doors unable to write an English sentence... and came out knowing more about pizza than a Bedouin knows about sand. "
Bedouin world 2038 Brin, David. Earth. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 260. "The news services told of recent raids by Bedouin rebels, attacking the International Petroleum Reservation. "
Bedouin world 2057 Robinson, Kim Stanley. Red Mars. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 368. "Bedouins in the other Arab countries had taken the side of these overwhelmed outposts of their culture, and when the Arab commonwealth started a Mars program, and bought space on the continuous Earth-to-Mars shuttle fleet, they asked Egypt to give preference to their western Bedouins. "


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