Title: The Avatar

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Title: The Avatar Title Record # 2396
Author: Poul Anderson
Date: 1978-10-00
Type: NOVEL
Language: English
Note: Short story "Joelle" was the basis for parts of Chapters II and XXIII.
Synopsis: After humanity discovers portals that transport a space vessel through time and space, a crew which has visited the planet of another species returns to Earth, only to find a political faction in power which seeks to conceal this knowledge in the name of social stability. With the aid of the political opposition, they escape and journey through the portal in search of knowledge, and perhaps even to meet those who created the portal system.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1980 Portuguese O Avatar, 1º volume
1980 Portuguese O Avatar, 2º volume

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
8 1979 Locus Best SF Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Avatar 1978-10-00 Poul Anderson Berkley/Putnam 0-399-12228-1 $10.95 380 hc novel Rick Sternbach Checkmark
The Avatar 1979-04-00 Poul Anderson Berkley/Putnam / SFBC #5211 $3.50 410 hc novel Rick Sternbach Checkmark
The Avatar 1979-10-00 Poul Anderson Berkley Books 0-425-04213-8 $2.25 404 pb novel Greg Theakston Checkmark
The Avatar 1980-00-00 Poul Anderson Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98643-3 £6.95 380 hc novel Robert Layzell Checkmark
O Avatar, 1º volume 1980-00-00 Poul Anderson Publicações Europa-América (Livros de Bolso, série Ficção Científica #11)     200 unknown novel  
O Avatar, 2º volume 1980-00-00 Poul Anderson Publicações Europa-América (Livros de Bolso, série Ficção Científica #12)     185 unknown novel  
The Avatar 1980-10-00 Poul Anderson Berkley Books 0-425-04861-6 $2.50 404 pb novel Greg Theakston Checkmark
The Avatar 1980-11-00 Poul Anderson Readers Union / The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #1174   380 hc novel Checkmark
The Avatar 1981-06-00 Poul Anderson Sphere Books 0-7221-1131-2 £1.95 404 pb novel Checkmark
The Avatar 1981-07-00 Poul Anderson Berkley Books 0-425-04861-6 $2.50 404 pb novel Greg Theakston Checkmark
The Avatar 1981-07-00 Poul Anderson Berkley Books 0-425-04861-6 $2.50 404 pb novel Greg Theakston Checkmark
The Avatar 1983-00-00 Poul Anderson Sphere 0-7221-1131-2 £1.95 404 pb novel Checkmark
The Avatar 1985-00-00 Poul Anderson Sphere 0-7221-1131-2 £2.25 404 pb novel Checkmark
The Avatar 1986-04-00 Poul Anderson Sphere 0-7221-1131-2 £2.50 404 pb novel Checkmark
The Avatar 1989-00-00 Poul Anderson Sphere Books 0-7221-1131-2 £3.99 404 pb novel  
The Avatar 2011-10-00 Poul Anderson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10925-4 £4.99   ebook novel  
The Avatar 2014-12-00 Poul Anderson Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-9425-5 $7.99 450 ebook novel  
The Avatar 2014-12-00 Poul Anderson Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-9567-2 $7.99   ebook novel  
The Avatar date unknown Poul Anderson Berkley Books 0-425-04213-8 $2.25 404 pb novel Greg Theakston Checkmark
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