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Title: The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance

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Title: The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance Title Record # 305771
Author: Michael Chabon
Date: 2003-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: "The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance" © 2003 by Michael Ghabon. First appeared in McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales, Issue No. 10 (Vintage: New York). Reprinted by permission of the Mary Evans Agency. (source: The copyright acknowledgments page from The Secret History of Science Fiction) The story is the first and only completed chapter of the aborted novelization of Chabon's screenplay for the cancelled film, "The Martian Agent".
Synopsis: In an alternate timeline where the American Revolution failed, when a second attempted Revolution fails in 1876 it orphans the two young sons of a rebel couple, until they are taken under the wing of their uncle a renowned English airship designer and explorer.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2003-00-00 ed. Michael Chabon Hamish Hamilton 0-241-14231-8 14.99 498
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth H. J. Ward  
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2003-02-00 ed. Michael Chabon Vintage Books 1-4000-3339-X $13.95 478
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 H. J. Ward Checkmark
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2004-06-00 ed. Michael Chabon Penguin Books 0-14-101404-0 8.99 498
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 H. J. Ward  
Steampunk 2008-05-00 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-75-9 $14.95 x+
373
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 Insect Lab Checkmark
The Secret History of Science Fiction 2009-10-01 ed. James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-93-3 $14.95 380+
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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 Digital Vision Ltd. Checkmark
Steampunk date unknown ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-75-9 $14.95 x+
373
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 Insect Lab Checkmark
Steampunk date unknown ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-75-9 $14.95 x+
373
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 Insect Lab , Ann Monn Checkmark
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