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Fifty short science fiction tales

Author: Isaac Asimov; Groff Conklin
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Scribner paperback fiction editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Asimov; Groff Conklin
ISBN: 0684842963 9780684842967
OCLC Number: 1054959092
Description: 287 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Ballade of an artificial satellite / Paul Anderson --
Fun they had / Isaac Asimov --
Men are different / Alan Bloch --
Ambassadors / Anthony 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 / William Tenn --
Great judge / A.E. Van Vogt --
Emergency landing / Ralph Williams --
Obviously suicide / S. Fowler Wright --
Six Haiku / Karen Anderson.
Other Titles: 50 short science fiction tales
Responsibility: edited, and with introductions, by Isaac Asimov and Groff Conklin.

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"See?" by Edward G. Robles, Jr. - Four itinerant workers foil an alien invasion when the telepathic creatures disguise themselves as useless items. It doesn't work on one of men because he looks for things to sell whether they are useless or not. A recovering alcoholic professor discerns the creature's...
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