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Fifty short science fiction tales

Author: Isaac Asimov; Groff Conklin
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997.
Series: Scribner paperback fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories of 300 to 3,000 words from Asimov, Clarke, Heinlein, Kornbluth, Leiber, Sturgeon, et al. which have been selected to surprise, shock, and delight.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Asimov; Groff Conklin
ISBN: 0684842963 9780684842967
OCLC Number: 42665808
Description: 287 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Ballade of an artificial satellite / Paul Anderson --
Fun they had / Isaac Astimov --
Men are differenct / Alan Bloch --
Ambassadors / Anthoy Boucher --
Weapon / Fredric Brown --
Random sample / T.P. Caravan --
Oscar / Cleve Cartmill --
Mist / Peter Cartur --
Teething ring / James Causey --
Haunted space suit / Arthur C. Clarke --
Stair Trick / Mildred Clingerman --
Unwelcome tenant / Roger Dee --
Mathematicians / Arthur Feldman --
Third level / Jack Finney --
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! / Stuart Friedman --
Figure / Edward Grendon --
Rag thing / David Grinnell --
Good provider / Marion Gross --
Columbus was a dope / Robert A. Heinlein --
Texas Week / Albert Hernhuter --
Hilda / H.B. Hickey --
Choice / W. Hilton-Young --
Not with a bang / Damon Knight --
Altar at midnight / C.M. Kornbluth --
Bad day for sales / Fritz Leiber --
Who's cribbing? Jack Lewis --
Spectator sport / John D. MacDonald --
Cricket ball / Avro Manhattan --
Double-take / Winston K. Marks --
Prolog / John P. McKnight --
Available data on the worp reaction / Lion Miller --
Narapoia / Alan Nelson --
Tiger by the tail / Alan E. Nourse --
Counter charm / Peter Phillips --
Fly / Arthur Porges --
Business, as usual / Mack Reynolds --
Two weeks in August / Frank M. Robinson --
See? / Edward G. Robles, Jr. --
Appointment at noon / Eric Frank Russell --
We don't want any trouble / James H. Schmitz --
Built down logically / Howard Schoenfeld --
Egg a month from all over / Idris Seabright --
Perfect woman / Robert Sheckley --
Hunters / Walt Sheldon --
Martian and the magician / Evelyn E. Smith --
Barney / Will Stanton --
Talent / Theodore Sturgeon --
Project hush / Willian Tenn --
Great judge / A.E. Van Vogt --
Emergency landing / Ralph Williams --
Obviously suicide / S. Fowler Wright --
Postlude --
Six Haiku / Karen Anderson.
Series Title: Scribner paperback fiction
Other Titles: 50 short science fiction tales
Responsibility: edited, and with introductions, by Isaac Asimov and Groff Conklin.

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