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Title: Alpha Ralpha Boulevard Title Record # 41667
Author: Cordwainer Smith
Date: 1961-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: The Instrumentality of Mankind
Language: English
Synopsis: In the future, the safe but homogenous and boring utopia has been rolled back to allow disease and death, as well as differing nations of humanity. Two citizens, newly become French and newly in love, decide to visit a mysterious ancient computer reputed to have the power of prognostication, which can only be reached via the ruins of an ancient avenue through the sky.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1964 French Boulevard Alpha Ralpha
1975 German Alpha Ralpha Boulevard
1980 German Alpha Ralpha Boulevard
1982 Italian Alpha Ralpha Boulevard

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Honorable Mentions 1962 Hugo Best Short Fiction

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, June 1961 1961-06-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132 digest mag Mel Hunter Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 2, No. 11 1961-10-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 116 digest mag Mel Hunter Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1962-03-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday   $3.95 258 hc anth R. M. Zimmerman Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1962-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday / SFBC   $1.69 258 hc anth Roger Zimmerman  
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1962-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday   C$4.95 258 hc anth Roger Zimmerman  
You Will Never Be the Same 1963-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Regency Books #RB 309 $0.50 156 pb coll Ron Bradford Checkmark
Fiction, #128 1964-07-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164 digest mag Pierre Bassard Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   18/- 255 hc anth  
The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: Number 11 1966-05-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Panther #2052 3/6 189 pb anth Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1966-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Ace Books #M-137 $0.45 254 pb anth Bob Schinella Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1970-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Berkley Medallion 0-425-01894-6 $0.75 176 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Under Old Earth and Other Explorations 1970-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Panther 0-586-03302-5 £0.25 188 pb coll Paul Brierley Checkmark
The Ends of Time: Eight Stories of Science Fiction 1970-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $5.95 x+
225
hc anth Barry Martin Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité: Tome 1 1974-07-04 Cordwainer Smith OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #50) 2-7201-0002-1   391 hc omni Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Nelson Doubleday / SFBC #1180 $2.49 [8]+
342
hc coll Janice C. Tate Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24581-4 $1.95 xix+
377
pb coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1975-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Ballantine Books 0-345-24581-4 C$1.95 xix+
377
pb coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
You Will Never Be the Same 1975-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Garland Publishing 0-8240-1429-4 $11.00 176 hc coll Checkmark
Sternträumer 1975-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Insel (Phantastische Wirklichkeit: Science Fiction der Welt) 3-458-05863-X DM 16.50 254 hc coll H. Wenske  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27202-1 $2.25 xix+
377
pb coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1977-10-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27202-1 C$2.25 xix+
377
pb coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3 $8.95 xii+
754
tp anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9 $19.95 xii+
754
hc anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc.  
Die besten Stories von Cordwainer Smith 1980-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6708) 3-8118-6708-3 DM 7.80 415 pb coll Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité Tome 1 1980-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7056) 2-253-02435-X   378 pb omni Gérard Ruffin Checkmark
L'astronave d'oro 1982-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Fanucci Editore (Sidera nello spazio e nel tempo #4)   5,000 Lit 3+
206
tp coll Peter Jones  
Histoires de la fin des temps 1983-04-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3777) 2-253-02580-1   445 pb anth Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
Phantastische Welten 1984-11-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #137) 3-518-37568-7 DM 7.00 456 pb anth Tom Breuer Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1 $2.75 326 pb anth Walter Velez Checkmark
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 1985-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32302-5 $3.50 xix+
377
pb coll Darrell Sweet Checkmark
Phantastische Welten 1985-00-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #137) 3-518-37568-7 DM 8.00 456 pb anth Tom Breuer  
Les puissances de l'espace 1987-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5267) 2-266-02040-4   342 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0 $8.98 x+
726
hc anth Romas Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-06-00 Cordwainer Smith VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #25) 0-575-04165-X £3.50 xix+
377
pb coll John Avon  
The Rediscovery of Man 1988-09-15 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz 0-575-04352-0 £11.95 xix+
377
hc coll John Avon Checkmark
Sternträumer 1991-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #193) 3-518-37893-7 DM 14.00 290 pb coll Tom Breuer Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9 $3.50 341 pb anth Maelo Cintron Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith 1993-06-00 Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1993-10-00 ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8 $27.50 869 hc anth Dale O'Dell Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 1999-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
tp coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1999-06-00 ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0 $36.60 870 tp anth Dale O'Dell  
The Furthest Horizon: SF Adventures to the Far Future 2000-05-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-26326-0 $17.95 xii+
478
tp anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Exploring the Horizons: Explorers, and The Furthest Horizon 2000-05-00 Gardner Dozois Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-1009-1 $17.98 916 hc omni John Berkey Checkmark
The Ends of Time 2000-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Cosmos Books 1-58715-241-X $15.00 x+
225
tp anth  
The Furthest Horizon: SF Adventures to the Far Future 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-27153-0 $17.95   ebook anth Chesley Bonestell  
The Rediscovery of Man 2003-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
tp coll Chris Moore  
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité, II 2004-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Gallimard (Folio SF #166) 2-07-042716-1   549 pb coll Manchu Checkmark
We the Underpeople 2006-12-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2095-3 $15.00 xiii+
465
tp coll Bob Eggleton  
We the Underpeople 2006-12-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2095-3 $6.00   ebook coll Bob Eggleton  
We the Underpeople 2008-08-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4165-5567-4 $7.99 xvi+
619+
[4]
pb coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2010-02-00 Cordwainer Smith Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09424-6 £8.99 400 tp coll  
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-03-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1052+
[1]
pb coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur  
The Furthest Horizon: SF Adventures to the Far Future 2011-04-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 978-0-312-27153-4 $7.99   ebook anth Chesley Bonestell  
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1053
pb coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man 2012-11-30 Cordwainer Smith Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10861-5 £4.99   ebook coll  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-26 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-360-9 $14.99 376 tp coll  
The Best of Cordwainer Smith 2017-04-28 Cordwainer Smith Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-361-6 $5.99   ebook coll  
The Ends of Time date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Award Books #A778N $0.95 188 pb anth Chris Achilleos Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 1-85798-819-1 £6.99 xix+
377
tp coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8 $27.50 869 hc anth Dale O'Dell  
The Rediscovery of Man date unknown Cordwainer Smith Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #10) 978-1-85798-819-2 £7.99 xix+
377
tp coll Chris Moore Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Attebery W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0   869 tp anth Dale O'Dell Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
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