flatlander
noun see flatland

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  • Flatlander — may refer to:In literature: * A character in the 1884 Edwin Abbott novella Flatland * Flatlander (story), a 1967 story by Larry Niven * Flatlander (short story collection), a 1975 collection of short stories by Larry NivenIn music: * The… …   Wikipedia

  • flatlander — See flatland. * * * …   Universalium

  • flatlander — noun a) A person who lives at low altitude used by those living at higher altitudes b) A resident of Edwin Abbotts fictional Ant: ridge runner, highlander See Also: flatland …   Wiktionary

  • flatlander — flat·land·er …   English syllables

  • flatlander — noun see flatland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flatlander (short story) — Flatlander is an English language science fiction short story written in 1967 by Larry Niven. It is the third in the series of Known Space stories featuring crashlander Beowulf Shaeffer. The short story was originally published in Worlds of If ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Flatlander (short story collection) — Flatlander (ISBN 0 345 39480 1) is a 1995 collection of stories by Niven, all set in Known Space. It is the definitive collection of all stories by Niven about ARM agent Gil Hamilton.The book includes the stories Death by Ecstasy (formerly The… …   Wikipedia

  • flatland — flatlander, n. /flat land /, n. a region that lacks appreciable topographic relief. [1725 35, Amer.; FLAT1 + LAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • Beowulf Shaeffer — ( Bey ) is a fictional character from Larry Niven’s Known Space series. Shaeffer is a crashlander, a native of We Made It, a planet circling the star Procyon. He is the central figure of several stories which revolve around his dealings with… …   Wikipedia

  • Ghost (short story) — Ghost is the framing story in Larry Niven s 1994 fixup Crashlander that lightly connects and extends the other Beowulf Shaeffer stories published up to that time. The chapters in Crashlander are arranged in the following sequence::* Ghost: One:*… …   Wikipedia

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