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Title: Barnacle Bill the Spacer Title Record # 41628
Author: Lucius Shepard
Date: 1992-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
Synopsis: A congenitally brain-damaged resident of a space station orbiting past Mars, who is bullied by the other workers, ends up saving the station from both a takeover by a nihilistic murderous cult from Earth, as well as the tight-fisted control by the parental Earth corporation which had kept it from realizing its potential.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1994Translated by Pierre K. Rey, revised by Jean-Daniel Brèque & Olivier Girard for the omnibus Sous des cieux étrangers.
French Bernacle Bill le spatial
1997Translated by Walter Brumm
German Muschelkratzer-Bill

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, July 1992 1992-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Davis Publications   $2.50 180
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 Hisaki Yasuda Checkmark
Hugo and Nebula Anthology 1993 1993-00-00 ed. Brad Templeton ClariNet Communications Corp. 1-56941-012-7 $29.95 0
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Checkmark
Futurs à bascule 1994-09-00 ed. Patrice Duvic Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5379) 2-266-06147-X   287
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
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
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 1997 1997-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5648) 3-453-11910-X DM 16.90 573
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.
anth John Harris Checkmark
Barnacle Bill the Spacer and Other Stories 1997-03-00 Lucius Shepard Orion 1-85798-501-X £16.99 292
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Barnacle Bill the Spacer and Other Stories 1997-03-00 Lucius Shepard Millennium / Orion 1-85798-500-1 £9.99 292
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 Checkmark
The New Hugo Winners, Volume IV 1997-11-00 ed. Gregory Benford Baen 0-671-87852-2 $6.99 537
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
Barnacle Bill the Spacer and Other Stories 1998-03-02 Lucius Shepard Millennium / Orion 0-7528-1609-8 £5.99 292
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
Beast of the Heartland and Other Stories 1999-03-00 Lucius Shepard Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-126-2 $10.95 292
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 Irving Freeman Design Checkmark
Sous des cieux étrangers 2010-02-00 Lucius Shepard Le Bélial' 978-2-84344-096-0 €23.00 471
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 Pascal Casolari Checkmark
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