from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Shepard, Alan Bartlett, Jr. 1923-1998. American astronaut who on a 15-minute flight on May 5, 1961, became the first American in space. He also commanded the Apollo 14 mission to the moon (1971).
- Shepard, Sam Originally Samuel Shepard Rogers. Born 1943. American playwright, screenwriter, and actor who won a Pulitzer Prize for his play Buried Child (1978).
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- proper n. Alternative form of Shepherd.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)
- n. astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)
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Lucius Shepard is a writer who lives in Vancouver.
Russell Shepard is a quarterback who is highly touted, very athletic in throwing the football and has the ability to do both.
Shepard dies, the crew gets disbanded, and things are not looking good for the original cast. 2 years past and Shepard is awakened.
In fact, nobody, not even Shepard is guaranteed survival in this adventure.
Dr.I. Milo Shepard, is a great-nephew of Jack London, and grandson of Eliza London Shepard, Jack London's stepsister and ranch superintendent.
What's impressive with Shepard is how the former is integral to the story, and how the latter's conflict works on both the physical and psychological level.
"Salvador" by Lucius Shepard is very detailed, whether it's the setting or his characters.
Thanks to a plumb part as Crosby Braverman on NBC's Parenthood — and a starring role in the new indie flick The Freebie — Dax Shepard is suddenly proving he's smart, sexy, and, yes, totally crushworthy.
The interview with Lucius Shepard is good, and the article on computer games is also interesting, talking about SF type setttings, given I have little interest in the games themselves.
I was not aware of that, Jim Shepard is responsible for the shooting wire and if proven wrong I'm sure he will gladly take his medicine.
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