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Author: Groff Conklin
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1950]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Groff Conklin
OCLC Number: 1078744
Notes: Short stories.
"32 superb stories of science to come, atomic power, interstellar space, thought transfer, four dimensional adventures..." - cover
Description: 545 pages; 22 cm
Contents: Inventions, dangerous and otherwise: Mr. Murphy of New York / Thomas McMorrow --
The diminishing draft / Waldemar Kaempffert --
Peacebringer / Ward Moore --
A matter of form / Horace L. Gold --
Wonders of Earth and of man: The planetoid of doom / Morrison Colladay --
One leg too many / W. Alexander --
Man with the strange head / Miles J. Breuer, M.D. --
Defense mechanism / Katherine MacLean --
Margin for error / Lewis Padgett --
From outer space: Isolationist / Mack Reynolds --
Nobody saw the ship / Murray Leinster --
Mewhu's jet / Theodore Sturgeon --
The outer limit / Graham Doar --
Rat race / Dorothy and John De Courcy --
Dear devil / Eric Frank Russell --
Adventures in dimension: Emergency landing / Ralph Williams --
Ship that turned aside / Green Peyton --
Manna / Peter Phillips --
The long dawn / Noel Loomis --
E for effort / T.L. Sherred --
Far traveling: The Roger Bacon formula / Fletcher Pratt --
The wings of night / Lester del Rey --
Desertion / Clifford D. Simak --
Contact, incorporated / Robertson Osborne --
Arena / Fredric Brown --
Culture / Jerry Shelton --
World of tomorrow: In the year 2889 / Jules Verne --
Forever and the Earth / Ray Bradbury --
Miniature / John D. MacDonald --
Sanity / Fritz Leiber, Jr. --
The only thing we learn / C.M. Kornbluth --
Not with a bang / Damon Knight.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Groff Conklin.

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