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Laughing space : funny science fiction

Author: Isaac Asimov; J O Jeppson
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1982.
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An anthology of humorous science fiction in the form of stories, poems, and cartoons.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Laughing space.
Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1982
(OCoLC)681741137
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Asimov; J O Jeppson
ISBN: 0395305195 9780395305195
OCLC Number: 7813793
Notes: Short stories.
Description: xvi, 520 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Spaced out / Russell Baker --
The coffin cure / Alan E. Nourse --
Silenzia / Alan Nelson --
The agony of defeat / Jack C. Haldeman II --
The snowball effect / Katherine MacLean --
Pate de Foie Gras / Isaac Asimov --
The available data on the worp reaction / Lion Miller --
The mathenauts / Norman Kagan --
Coffee Break / D. F. Jones --
Putzi / Ludwig Bemelmans --
All things come to those who weight / Robert Grossbach --
Derm Fool / Theodore Sturgeon --
The heart on the other side / George Gamow --
Blackmail / Fred Hoyle --
A slight miscalculation / Ben Bova --
A subway named Mobius / A. J. Deutsch --
A sinister metamorphosis / Russell Baker --
Something up there likes me / Alfred Bester --
A prize for Edie / J. F. Bone --
Jury-rig / Avram Davidson --
Protection / Robert Sheckley --
The self-priming solid-state electronic chicken / Jon Lucas --
The night he cried / Fritz Leiber --
The big pat boom / Damon Knight --
The adventure of the solitary engineer / John M. Ford --
Report on "Grand Central Terminal" / Leo Szilard --
They'll do it every time / Cam Thornley --
No homelike place / Dian Girard --
Simworthy's circus / Larry T. Shaw --
A growing concern / Arnie Bateman --
The Vilbar party / Evelyn E. Smith --
A pestilence of psychoanalysts / J. O. Jeppson --
Death of a Foy / Isaac Asimov --
The merchant of Stratford / Frank Ramirez --
The wheel of time / Robert Arthur --
Quit zoomin' those hands through the air / Jack Finney --
The adventure of the global traveler / Anne Lear --
Pebble in time / Cynthia Goldstone and Avram Davidson --
Ahead of the Joneses / Al Sarrantonio --
The pinch hitters / George Alec Effinger --
The stunning science fiction caper / Gerald Macdow --
I, Claude / Charles Beaumont and Chad Oliver --
Out of control / Raylyn Moore --
Slush / K. J. Snow --
Judo and the art of self-government / Kevin O'Donnell, Jr. --
Lulu / Clifford D. Simak --
The splendid source / Richard Matheson --
MS. found in a Chinese fortune cookie / C. M. Kornbluth --
The several murders of Roger Ackroyd / Barry Malzberg --
The critique of impure reason / Poul Anderson --
One rejection too many / Patricia Nurse --
Bug getter / R. Bretnor --
The last Gothic / Jon L. Breen --
A benefactor of humanity / James T. Farrell --
The silver eggheads / Fritz Leiber --
Dry spell / Bill Pronzini --
MS fnd in a lbry / Hal Draper.
Responsibility: chuckled over by Isaac Asimov and J.O. Jeppson ; introduction and headnotes by Isaac Asimov.

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