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  • Publication: The Secret History of Science Fiction Publication Record # 306654
  • Editors: James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel
  • Date: 2009-10-01
  • ISBN: 978-1-892391-93-3 [1-892391-93-7]
  • Publisher: Tachyon Publications
  • Price: $14.95
  • Pages: 380+[1]
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Cover: The Secret History of Science Fiction by Digital Vision Ltd.
  • Notes:
    • The editors are credited as James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel in that order on the front cover and title page.
    • The copyright page has the notice "Series Editor: Jacob Weisman" but it's not clear from the publication what the "series" is.
    • First printing that states "First Edition: 2009 / 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". The 2009-10-01 printing date used in this publication record is from Amazon.com.
    • The cover artist credit on the copyright page is "Digital Vision Ltd."
    • Each story is preceded by a pair of untitled one paragraph essays with one essay being from story author and the other being one of the other authors in this anthology.
    • On the last [unnumbered] page is a short, untitled essay by Ursula K. Le Guin unattached to any story [also not in the TOC or copyright pages].
  • External IDs:
  • Bibliographic Comments: View Publication comment (THSCRTHSTR2009)
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Anthology Title: The Secret History of Science Fiction • (2009) • anthology by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel

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