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Title: Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex

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Title: Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex Title Record # 133278
Author: Larry Niven
Date: 1969-12-00
Type: ESSAY
Language: English
Note: Text is now available online at http://www.larryniven.org/stories/Man_of_Steel_Woman_of_Kleenex.shtml N-Space Bibliography puts first publication as in "Knight", December 1969 but the online text comes from "All the Myriad Ways" 1971.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1985Presented as Fiction. Translated by Jürgen Langowski.
German Männer wie Stahl, Frauen wie Kleenex
1993 Italian Uomo d'acciaio, donna di carta
1998 Italian Uomo d'acciaio, donna di kleenex

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
All the Myriad Ways 1971-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-02280-7 $0.95 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1971-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-02280-7 C$0.95 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1975-12-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24084-7 $1.50 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1975-12-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24084-7 C$1.50 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1977-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27133-5 $1.50 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Superheroes 1978-10-00 ed. Michel Parry Sphere Books 0-7221-6711-3 £0.85 207
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.
anth Melvyn Grant Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1978-11-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28196-9 $1.75 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Ad Astra, Issue Three 1979-03-00 ed. James Manning Rowlot   £0.45 36
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Edward Blair Wilkins  
All the Myriad Ways 1981-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30048-3 $2.25 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Magazin, #12 1985-02-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4167) 3-453-31125-6 DM 9.80 340+
viii
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.
mag Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1985-10-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33416-7 $2.95 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
All the Myriad Ways 1988-10-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33416-7 C$2.95 181
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.
coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Alien Sex 1990-05-25 ed. Ellen Datlow Dutton 0-525-24863-3 $18.95 xvi+
251
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
N-Space 1990-09-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-312-85089-1 $19.95 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dave Archer Checkmark
Alien Sex 1990-10-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Dutton / QPBC   $9.50 251
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.
anth Paul Bacon  
N-Space 1991-02-00 Larry Niven Tor / SFBC 17755 $9.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dave Archer Checkmark
N-Space 1991-09-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51001-1 $5.99 vi+
693
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.
coll Dave Archer Checkmark
Alien Sex 1991-11-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Grafton 0-586-21178-0 £3.99 333
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.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
N-Space 1992-01-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-003-5 £4.99 617
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.
coll Fred Gambino  
N-Space 1992-01-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-356-20242-9 £14.99 526
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Fred Gambino  
N-Space 1992-02-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-003-5 £4.99 617
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.
coll Fred Gambino Checkmark
Alien Sex 1992-03-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Roc / New American Library 0-451-45142-2 $4.99 317
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.
anth Checkmark
Fantasex 1993-11-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-37563-9 34,000 Lit 226
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Milo Manara  
N-Space 1997-05-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51001-1 $6.99 vi+
693
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.
coll Dave Archer Checkmark
N-Space 1998-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-003-5 £6.99 617
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.
coll Fred Gambino Checkmark
Fantasex 1998-06-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #15)   9,900 Lit 352
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.
anth Carlo Tartarelli Checkmark
Alien Sex 2003-01-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #313) 88-04-51294-6 €8.80 325
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.
anth Wanda Lavizzari Checkmark
N-Space 2007-08-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-765-31824-5 $15.95 vi+
534
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.
coll Ray Massey  
The Best of Larry Niven 2010-12-00 Larry Niven Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-331-0 $40.00 618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edward Miller Checkmark
The Best of Larry Niven 2010-12-00 Larry Niven Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-331-0 $60.00 618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edward Miller  
All the Myriad Ways 2011-05-27 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency   $4.99 181
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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