Title: Preferred Risk

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Title: Preferred Risk Title Record # 11456
Authors: Lester del Rey and Frederik Pohl
Date: 1955-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: io9.gizmodo.com
Language: English
Note: "Winner of the Galaxy-Simon & Schuster contest for 1955's best work of science-fiction" according to the first edition.
Synopsis: An insurance claims adjuster investigates mysterious events in a vault where incurably ill people are stored in cold sleep.
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Variant Titles Translations Serializations Translated Serializations
Year Title
1955 Preferred Risk [as by Edson McCann]
Year Language Title
1976 Italian Rischio di vita
1981 German Der Wohlfahrtskonzern
Year Title
1955 Preferred Risk (Part 1 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
1955 Preferred Risk (Part 2 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
1955 Preferred Risk (Part 3 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
1955 Preferred Risk (Part 4 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
Year Language Title
1955 French Assurances sur l'éternité (Part 1 of 3) [as by Edson McCann]
1956 French Assurances sur l'éternité (Part 2 of 3) [as by Edson McCann]
1956 French Assurances sur l'éternité (Part 3 of 3) [as by Edson McCann]
1959 Italian Rischio di vita (Part 1 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
1959 Italian Rischio di vita (Part 2 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
1959 Italian Rischio di vita (Part 3 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]
1960 Italian Rischio di vita (Part 4 of 4) [as by Edson McCann]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1955 1955-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction, July 1955 1955-07-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148 digest mag Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction, August 1955 1955-08-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 30 1955-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 132 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction, September 1955 1955-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148 digest mag Emsh Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 31 1955-10-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 132 digest mag Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 32 1955-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 132 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 33 1955-12-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 132 digest mag Emsh Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #25 December 1955 1955-12-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148 digest mag Kirberger Checkmark
Preferred Risk 1955-00-00 Edson McCann Simon & Schuster   $2.75 248 hc novel Dick Dodge Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #26 January 1956 1956-01-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148 digest mag Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #27 February 1956 1956-02-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148 digest mag Checkmark
Galaxy #17 1959-10-00 ed. R. Valente Casa Editrice La Tribuna #17 150 Lit 128 digest mag Wood Checkmark
Galaxy #18 1959-11-00 ed. R. Valente Casa Editrice La Tribuna #18 150 Lit 128 digest mag Wood Checkmark
Galaxy #19 1959-12-00 ed. R. Valente Casa Editrice La Tribuna #19 150 Lit 128 digest mag G. Crepax Checkmark
Galaxy #20 1960-01-00 ed. R. Valente Casa Editrice La Tribuna #20 150 Lit 128 digest mag G. Crepax Checkmark
Preferred Risk 1962-03-00 Edson McCann Dell #R114 C$0.40 190 pb novel R. M. Powers Checkmark
Preferred Risk 1962-03-00 Edson McCann Dell #R114 $0.40 190 pb novel R. M. Powers Checkmark
Rischio di vita 1976-00-00 Lester del Rey, Frederik Pohl Fanucci Editore (Biblioteca di Fantascienza #23)   3,000 Lit 214 tp novel  
Preferred Risk 1980-01-00 Frederik Pohl, Lester del Rey Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28575-1 $1.95 187 pb novel Chris Barbieri Checkmark
Preferred Risk 1980-01-00 Frederik Pohl, Lester del Rey Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28575-1 C$2.50 187 pb novel Chris Barbieri Checkmark
Der Wohlfahrtskonzern 1981-03-00 Frederik Pohl, Lester del Rey Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3519) 3-8118-3519-X DM 6.80 304 pb novel Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Preferred Risk 1983-02-00 Frederik Pohl, Lester del Rey Methuen 0-417-07490-5 £1.75 187 pb novel Chris Moore Checkmark
Preferred Risk 2015-02-11 Lester del Rey, Frederik Pohl Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0914-3 $0.99   ebook novel  
Preferred Risk 2016-04-21 Edson McCann Project Gutenberg #51814 $0.00   ebook novel  
The First Science Fiction Novel Megapack 2016-04-30 uncredited Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4794-2163-3 $0.99   ebook omni  
A Twelvemonth and a Day / Preferred Risk 2016-09-24 Poul Anderson, Lester del Rey, Frederik Pohl Armchair Fiction (Two Complete Novels #D-182) 978-1-61287-329-9 $12.95 248 tp omni  
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