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  • Publication: Convergent Series Publication Record # 285331
  • Author: Larry Niven
  • Date: 1987-02-00
  • ISBN: 0-345-33922-3 [978-0-345-33922-5]
  • Publisher: Del Rey / Ballantine
  • Price: $2.95
  • Pages: viii+227
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Cover: Convergent Series (1979) • by Eric Ladd
  • Notes:
    • Seventh Edition: February 1987. (Book states 'Edition' but taken as 'Printing')
    • First Edition: March 1979.
    • Cover art is not credited in the publication. A signature 'Ladd' is visible at bottom center of the cover art. Credited here as Eric Ladd (whose known work was contemporary with the 1979 first edition of this publication).
    • Contains a variety of short bits of historical information about some of the stories. These items do not rise to the level of indexable material, but they are identified here in the notes:
      • Pg. 23: Discusses "Bordered in Black" and the following "One Face"
      • Pg. 99: Introduces "Convergent Series" with a very brief historical note about his B.A. in Mathematics with a minor in Psychology.
      • Pg. 119: Introduces "The Nonesuch" and admits the plot has been stolen from a recognizable source.
      • Pg 139: Admits that one scientific fact in "Singularities Make Me Nervous" was fudged.
      • Pg. 169: Introduces "Transfer of Power".
      • Pg. 181: Comments about the age of many of his characters.
      • Pg. 183: VERY briefly describes the source of the title "Rotating Cylinders and the Possibility of Global Causality Violation".
      • Pg. 213: Introduces "Wrong Way Street".
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Collection Title: Convergent Series • (1979) • collection by Larry Niven

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