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Title: The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands

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Title: The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands Title Record # 40717
Author: Stephen King
Date: 1981-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: 249 Social Club
Language: English
Note: Originally published in Shadows 4, edited by Charles L. Grant, 1981.
Synopsis: At a private social club a man tells of a previous member who was unnaturally terrified at the idea of shaking another person's hand.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1985Translated by Alexandra von Reinhardt
German Der Mann, der niemandem die Hand geben wollte
1987Translated by Margot Bakker
Dutch De Man Die Geen Hand Wilde Geven
1991Translated by Tapio Tamminen
Finnish Mies, joka ei kätellyt
1995 French L'homme qui refusait de serrer la main
1996Translated by Joachim Körber
German Der Mann, der niemand die Hand geben wollte
1996Translated by Joachim Körber
German Der Mann, der niemandem die Hand geben wollte

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Shadows 4 1981-10-00 ed. Charles L. Grant Doubleday 0-385-17187-0 $10.95 vi+
181
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Im Morgengrauen 1985-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6553) 3-453-02134-7 DM 6.80 281
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  
Shadows 4 1985-04-00 ed. Charles L. Grant Berkley Books 0-425-07650-4 $2.95 vii+
216
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
Skeleton Crew 1985-06-21 Stephen King G. P. Putnam's Sons 0-399-13039-X $18.95 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1985-10-00 Stephen King Scream/Press 0-910489-12-2 $75.00 545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
Skeleton Crew 1986-06-00 Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-14293-4 $4.95 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Shadows 1987-00-00 ed. Charles L. Grant Headline 0-7472-3002-1 £2.50 216
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
Shadows 1987-00-00 ed. Charles L. Grant Headline 0-7472-0009-2 £10.95 vi+
216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Het Spiegelbeeld van de Maaier 1987-00-00 Stephen King Luitingh 90-245-1862-8   176
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 Don Brautigam  
The Best of Shadows 1988-10-00 ed. Charles L. Grant Doubleday Foundation 0-385-23894-0 $15.95 xiv+
219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Christopher Zacharow Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1991-00-00 Stephen King Futura 0-7088-2916-3 £4.99 612
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 Checkmark
Ennen aamunkoittoa 1991-00-00 Stephen King Book Studio 951-611-420-2   313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kari T. Leppänen Checkmark
Het Rak en Andere Verhalen 1991-00-00 Stephen King Luitingh-Sijthoff 90-245-1548-3   345
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 Tejo Hendriks  
La ballade de la balle élastique suivi de L'homme qui refusait de serrer la main 1995-09-00 Stephen King Librio (Librio #46) 2-277-30046-2 F10.00 96
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 Mezzo Checkmark
Blut 1996-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8900) 3-453-09936-2 DM 16.90 701
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 Antonio Rosario  
Blut 1999-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8900) 3-453-09936-2 DM 16.90 701
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 Antonio Rosario Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2006-05-00 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 0-340-89908-5 £6.99 612
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 Larry Rostant  
Skeleton Crew 2007-11-01 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 978-0-340-95262-7 £8.99 784
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  
Skeleton Crew 2008-06-26 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 978-0-340-95205-4 £6.99 784
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  
Skeleton Crew 2008-07-10 Stephen King Paw Prints 978-1-4395-1327-9 $16.99  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Blut 2013-00-00 Stephen King Heyne 978-3-453-43731-9 €10.99 876
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 Anja Filler Checkmark
Blut 2013-07-00 Stephen King Heyne 978-3-453-43731-9 €10.99 894
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 Anja Filler  
Skeleton Crew 2015-10-00 Stephen King PS Publishing 978-1-84863-283-7 £59.99 xxvi+
534
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Pete Von Sholly Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2016-12-06 Stephen King Scribner 978-1-5011-4350-2 $18.00 672
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  
Skeleton Crew 2017-05-30 Stephen King Pocket Books 978-1-5011-5678-6 $9.99 xxi+
757
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  
Skeleton Crew 2017-08-01 Stephen King Turtleback Books 978-0-606-40756-4 $20.85 784
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Putnam 0-399-13039-X None 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-14293-4 $4.95 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.99 573
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 Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.99 573
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 Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.95 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-16861-5 $7.99 573
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  
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