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Title: Bears Discover Fire Title Record # 41626
Author: Terry Bisson
Date: 1990-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: drabblecast.org, lightspeedmagazine.com, starshipsofa.com
Language: English
User Rating: 5.50 (2 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Translations
Year Language Title
1991Translated by Sophie Jacquot
French Le jour où les ours ont découvert le feu
1991 Polish
Niedźwiedzie odkrywają ogień?Niedzwiedzie odkrywaja ogien
1993Translated by Irene Bonhorst
German Die Bären entdecken das Feuer
1993Translated by Sergio Perrone
Italian Quando gli orsi scoprirono il fuoco
2001 Italian Gli orsi scoprono il fuoco
2003 French Les ours découvrent le feu
2007Translated by Pepa Linares
Spanish Cuando los osos descubrieron el fuego

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1990 1990-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Davis Publications   $2.50 196
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-06009-2 $15.95 xxxii+
624
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 Whelan Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-06008-4 $27.95 xxxii+
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Best New SF 5 1991-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 1-85487-091-2 £7.99 624
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 Ian Craig Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection 1991-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 18551 $12.98 xxxii+
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Futurs pas possibles 1991-10-00 ed. Patrice Duvic Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5374) 2-266-04270-X   245
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Wydanie Polskie, December 1991 1991-12-00 ed. Anna Calikowska,
Michał Wroczyński?Michal Wroczynski
Temark   zł 17.500,- 194
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Pelaez Checkmark
Nebula Awards 26 1992-05-00 ed. James Morrow Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-665472-5 $12.95 xv+
332
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 Patrik Ryane Checkmark
Nebula Awards 26 1992-05-00 ed. James Morrow Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-164934-0 $24.95 xv+
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Patrik Ryane Checkmark
Die Zeitbraut 1993-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4990) 3-453-06210-8 DM 16.90 494
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Sf-Lite 1993-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-37389-5 $4.99 240
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 Gary Freeman Checkmark
Supernovæ 1993-10-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-37768-2 35,000 Lit 622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. G. Confalonieri  
Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories 1993-11-00 Terry Bisson Tor 0-312-85411-0 $19.95 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nick Jainschigg Checkmark
The New Hugo Winners, Volume III 1994-05-00 ed. Connie Willis Baen 0-671-87604-X $5.99 456
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 Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias 1994-07-00 ed. Kim Stanley Robinson Tor 0-312-85474-9 $23.95 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The New Hugo Winners, Volume III 1994-08-00 ed. Connie Willis Baen / SFBC 03710 $8.98 456
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories 1995-01-00 Terry Bisson Orb 0-312-89035-4 $12.00 254
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 Nick Jainschigg  
Hugo and Nebula Award Winners from Asimov's Science Fiction 1995-12-00 ed. Sheila Williams Wings Books 0-517-12410-6 $12.99 558
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
Millemondi Primavera 1996 1996-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #6)   9,000 Lit 318
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 Giuseppe Festino  
Visions of Wonder 1996-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Milton T. Wolf Tor 0-312-85287-8 $24.95 798
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
Visions of Wonder 1996-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Milton T. Wolf Tor 0-312-86224-5 $35.00 798
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Modern Classics of Fantasy 1997-01-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-15173-X $35.00 xxiii+
647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Gurney  
Modern Classics of Fantasy 1997-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 14775 $14.98 xxiii+
647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Gurney Checkmark
Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias 1997-07-00 ed. Kim Stanley Robinson Tor 0-312-86350-0 $15.95 352
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 Checkmark
Modern Classics of Fantasy 1997-11-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-16931-0 $18.95 672
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.
anth  
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism 0-06-105215-9 $14.00 xii+
562
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 Carl Galian Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism / SFBC 1-56865-858-3 / 17918 $10.98 562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Galian Checkmark
Die Bären entdecken das Feuer 1998-09-00 Terry Bisson Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5994) 3-453-14869-X DM 14.90 317
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.
coll doMANSKI Checkmark
The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century 1998-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg NewStar Publishing 0-7871-1680-7    
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth  
The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century 1999-12-16 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Phoenix Audio   $11.95  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Nuove avventure nell'ignoto 2001-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #29)   9,900 Lit 362
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 Franco Brambilla  
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-11-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-12-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books / SFBC 11613 $12.50 x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Meucs 2003-06-00 Terry Bisson Imaginaires sans frontières (ISF - Visions Futures) 2-84727-021-3 €16.00 292
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 Mike (artist) Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century 2004-03-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $14.00 x+
422
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 Pyrographx Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy 2004-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-059426-8 $15.95 xiii+
512+
[2]
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 Whelan Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Fantasy and Science Fiction 2004-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Voyager / HarperCollins (Australia) 0-7322-7872-4 A$32.95 xiii+
559+
[2]
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
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X $19.95 xix+
655
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
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33655-1 $35.00 xix+
655
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 1-4299-0385-6 $10.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Fantasy and Science Fiction 2005-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Voyager / HarperCollins (Australia) 0-7322-7873-2 A$19.95 xvi+
677
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  
Cuando los osos descubrieron el fuego 2007-06-00 Terry Bisson Alianza Editorial (Runas #5) 978-84-206-8249-5   298
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 Óscar René Gerardo Quirós , Ángel Uriarte  
The Mammoth Book of The Best of The Best New SF 2008-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 978-1-84529-424-3 £9.99 xix+
778
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  
StarShipSofa, No 25 2008-05-14 ed. Tony C. Smith StarShipSofa   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Il meglio della SF / II. L'Olimpo dei classici moderni 2009-11-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #49)   €7.50 718
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 Victor Togliani  
Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias 2010-08-06 ed. Kim Stanley Robinson Tor 978-0-312-86350-0 $ 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 Checkmark
The Secret History of Fantasy 2010-09-15 ed. Peter S. Beagle Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-99-5 $15.95 379
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 Ann Monn Checkmark
The Drabblecast, #230 2012-01-26 ed. Norm Sherman The Drabblecast   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Lightspeed, January 2014 2014-01-00 ed. John Joseph Adams Lightspeed Magazine   $3.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Mukesh Singh  
Lightspeed Podcast, January 2014 2014-01-00 ed. John Joseph Adams Lightspeed Magazine      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag  
Modern Classics of Fantasy 2014-10-28 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 978-1-4668-8448-9 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth James Gurney  
Modern Classics of Fantasy date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-15173-X $35.00 xxiii+
647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James Gurney  
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy date unknown ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-059426-8 $15.95 xiii+
514
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 Whelan Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $16.00 x+
422
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 Pyrographx Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X $19.95 xix+
655
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
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X $19.95 xix+
655
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
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X $21.95 xix+
655
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
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