from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- In the Bible, a son of Jacob and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
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- proper noun biblical Eighth son of
Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
- proper noun biblical One of the
Israelite tribes, descended from Asher.
- proper noun A male
- proper noun A female
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Labelling something, unilaterally, as political comment does not make it so due to the label Asher, that is no free ticket to print what ever you like.
A Muslim conscientious objector who was a week from officially becoming a deserter, he registered at the motel under the name Asher Pluto.
'Asher' is a particle of relation, so the original King James translation 'I am that I am' is accurate.
Neal Asher is another that could be a stepping stone into SF with his weird and wonderful alien creations.
Neal Asher is talking about Space Pirates, an anthology of 15 swashbuckling tales of pirates ... in spaaaaaaace!
Asher is a known drug smuggler and data-mining millionaire.
Karen Miller - Kingmaker, Kingbreaker (Book Review) --- Asher is sick and tired of being a fisherman's son with too many brothers who never miss the chance to beat him up.
It almost seems that Asher is reveling in the viscera of violence, for we get description after description of bodies being ripped apart in new, interesting Jain-tech related ways.
BRIEF SYNOPSIS: First contact with aliens in Asher's Polity universe.
It's set in Asher's Polity universe like Gridlinked, which I read and liked, and The Brass Man, which JP read and liked.