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Title: The Lucky Strike Title Record # 41189
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Date: 1984-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: In an alternate universe where the Enola Gay is destroyed before the mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the bombardier of the plane which replaces it has doubts.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1988Translated by Paula Reis
Portuguese Lucky Strike
1988Translated by Michael Nagula
German Der Flug der Lucky Strike
1988Translated by Michel Demuth
French Le «Lucky Strike»
1990Translated by Michael Windgassen
German Lucky Strike

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Universe 14 1984-06-00 ed. Terry Carr Doubleday 0-385-19134-0
$11.95?$: US dollar
182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter R. Kruzan Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection 1985-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Bluejay Books 0-312-94485-3
$10.95?$: US dollar
573
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 Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection 1985-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Bluejay Books 0-312-94484-5
$19.95?$: US dollar
573
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year 1985-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Tor 0-812-53273-2
$3.50?$: US dollar
384
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 Michael W. Carroll Checkmark
Best Science Fiction of the Year 14 1985-10-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-03714-8
£9.95?£: UK pound
376
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Best SF of the Year #14 1985-10-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-03747-4
£4.95?£: UK pound
376
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 Checkmark
Nebula Awards 20 1985-11-00 ed. George Zebrowski Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-164927-8
$17.95?$: US dollar
372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Nebula Awards 20 1985-11-00 ed. George Zebrowski Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-665477-6
$8.95?$: US dollar
xi+
372
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. Wendler Checkmark
Universe 14 1986-05-00 ed. Terry Carr Tor 0-812-53271-6
$2.95?$: US dollar
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
The Planet on the Table 1986-07-00 Kim Stanley Robinson Tor 0-312-93595-1
$14.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Tedesco Checkmark
Alternative Histories 1986-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Garland Publishing (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities #623) 0-8240-8659-7
$19.95?$: US dollar
363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth M. C. Escher Checkmark
The Planet on the Table 1987-07-00 Kim Stanley Robinson Tor 0-812-55237-7
$3.50?$: US dollar
xiv+
241
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 Michael Tedesco Checkmark
The Planet on the Table 1987-08-00 Kim Stanley Robinson Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8232-3
£2.95?£: UK pound
xiv+
241
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
O Planeta sobre a Mesa 1988-01-00 Kim Stanley Robinson Caminho (
Caminho ficção científica?Caminho ficcao cientifica
#63)
    189+
[2]
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 Henrique Cayatte Checkmark
Geschöpfe der Sonne 1988-03-00 Kim Stanley Robinson
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24104)
3-404-24104-5
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
286
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 David B. Mattingly Checkmark
La planète sur la table 1988-05-27 Kim Stanley Robinson J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2389) 2-277-22389-1   310+
[10]
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 M. Miani Checkmark
Hiroshima soll leben! 1990-00-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4740) 3-453-04308-1
DM 16.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
475
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 Jan Heinecke Checkmark
There Won't Be War 1991-11-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Bruce McAllister Tor 0-812-51941-8
$3.99?$: US dollar
viii+
309
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 Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
Hiroshima soll leben! 1993-00-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4740) 3-453-04308-1
DM 16.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
474
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 Jan Heinecke  
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1993-10-00 ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8
$27.50?$: US dollar
869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell Checkmark
Remaking History and Other Stories 1994-10-00 Kim Stanley Robinson Tor 0-312-89012-5
$14.95?$: US dollar
528
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 Peter Gudynus Checkmark
The Way It Wasn't: Great Science Fiction Stories of Alternate History 1996-04-00 ed. Martin Greenberg (1941-2011) Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1769-7
$14.95?$: US dollar
xii+
365
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1999-06-00 ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0
$36.60?$: US dollar
870
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 Dale O'Dell  
Fernes Licht 2000-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #2100) 3-453-17117-9
DM 15.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
1051
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 Thomas Thiemeyer Checkmark
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century 2001-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-43990-2
$18.00?$: US dollar
xiii+
415
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  
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century 2001-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine / SFBC 03880
$12.99?$: US dollar
416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Vinland the Dream and Other Stories 2002-05-00 Kim Stanley Robinson Voyager 0-00-713404-5
£6.99?£: UK pound
410
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
ParaSpheres: Extending Beyond the Spheres of Literary and Genre Fiction: Fabulist and New Wave Fabulist Stories 2006-04-00 ed. Ken Keegan, Rusty Morrison Omnidawn Publishing 1-890650-18-8
$19.95?$: US dollar
638
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 Michael Parkes Checkmark
ParaSpheres: Extending Beyond the Spheres of Literary and Genre Fiction: Fabulist and New Wave Fabulist Stories 2006-04-00 ed. Ken Keegan, Rusty Morrison Omnidawn Publishing 1-890650-18-8
$19.95?$: US dollar
637+
[1]
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 Michael Parkes Checkmark
History Revisited: The Great Battles: Eminent Historians Take On the Great Works of Alternative History 2008-03-01 ed. J. David Markham, Mike Resnick BenBella Books 978-1-933771-10-6
$17.95?$: US dollar
vi+
304
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 Ralph Voltz Checkmark
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century 2009-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-307-29167-7   xiii+
415
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
History Revisited: The Great Battles: Eminent Historians Take On the Great Works of Alternative History 2009-06-22 ed. J. David Markham, Mike Resnick BenBella Books 978-1-935251-61-3
$17.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ralph Voltz  
The Lucky Strike Plus A Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions and "A Real Joy to be Had" Outspoken Interview 2009-10-01 Kim Stanley Robinson PM Press (Outspoken Authors #2) 978-1-60486-085-6
$12.00?$: US dollar
123
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 John Yates Checkmark
The Lucky Strike: Plus ... 2009-10-01 Kim Stanley Robinson PM Press 978-1-60486-248-5
$10.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll John Yates  
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories 2010-02-25 ed. Ian Watson, Ian Whates Robinson 978-1-84529-779-4
£7.99?£: UK pound
512
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories 2010-02-25 ed. Ian Watson, Ian Whates Robinson 978-1-84901-428-1
£7.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories 2010-04-20 ed. Ian Watson, Ian Whates Perseus Books 978-0-7624-3842-6
$13.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
591
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 Joe Roberts Checkmark
The Lucky Strike: Plus ... 2010-07-05 Kim Stanley Robinson ReadHowYouWant 978-1-4587-7516-0
$15.99?$: US dollar
152
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  
The Best of Kim Stanley Robinson 2010-07-27 Kim Stanley Robinson Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-184-3
$27.95?$: US dollar
[8]+
389+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Jesus Checkmark
The Best of Kim Stanley Robinson 2010-08-01 Kim Stanley Robinson Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-251-2
$16.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Best of Kim Stanley Robinson 2010-12-14 Kim Stanley Robinson Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-185-0
$16.99?$: US dollar
[10]+
389+
[9]
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 Joe Jesus Checkmark
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-00-00 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3079-3
$49.99?$: US dollar
992
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  
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-12-20 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4035-8
$39.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
Lightspeed, March 2014 2014-03-00 ed. John Joseph Adams Lightspeed Magazine  
$3.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Mark Zug  
Strange Horizons, 22 September 2014 2014-09-22 ed. Niall Harrison strangehorizons.com      
webzine?Used for Internet-based periodical publications which are otherwise not downloadable as an "ebook".
mag  
Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts (Compact Edition) 2015-00-00 ed. Heather Masri Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press 978-1-4576-7446-4
$45.00?$: US dollar
xix+
796
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
René Magritte?Rene Magritte
 
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-43990-2
$18.00?$: US dollar
xiii+
415+
[3]
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 David Stevenson Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8
$27.50?$: US dollar
869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell  
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0   869
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 Dale O'Dell Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8
$27.50?$: US dollar
869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell  
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