Title: Air Raid

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Title: Air Raid Title Record # 41677
Author: John Varley
Date: 1977-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Horribly sick and deformed inhabitants of an environmentally degraded future earth travel back to the current era to rescue victims of mass disasters just before their deaths to provide healthy human stock to keep the species alive.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1977 Air Raid [as by Herb Boehm]
Year Language Title
1978Translated by Annemarie Kindt
Dutch Overval in de Lucht
1979Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Luftangriff [as by Herb Boehm]
1979Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Luftangriff
1979Translated by Jesús Gómez García, first published in Nueva Dimensión 111.
Spanish Incursión aérea
1979Translated by Michel Deutsch
French Raid aérien
1981Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Luftpiraten
1988 Polish Uprowadzenie

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Asimov's Choice: Black Holes & Bug-Eyed-Monsters 1977-00-00 ed. George H. Scithers Dale Books 0-89559-007-7 $1.50 223+
[1]
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 Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Spring 1977 1977-01-00 ed. George H. Scithers Davis Publications   $1.00 196
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 Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Sixth Annual Collection 1977-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois E. P. Dutton 0-525-06495-8 $8.95 xxi+
185
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mark Rubin Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Anthology, Volume 1 1978-00-00 ed. uncredited Davis Publications   $1.95 288
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".
anth Checkmark
Retrograde Zomer 1978-00-00 John Varley Meulenhoff (M=SF #138) 90-290-0569-6   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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
De Beste SF Verhalen van het Jaar (1976) 1978-00-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-02111-4   176
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 Henk Stadman Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Sixth Annual Collection 1978-06-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-05482-X $1.95 xxvii+
283
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 David Plourde Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1978-07-00 John Varley The Dial Press/James Wade / SFBC 3441 $3.50 xiv+
272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1978-07-00 John Varley The Dial Press/James Wade (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-8037-6866-4 $9.95 xv+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
In the Hall of the Martian Kings 1978-09-00 John Varley Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98504-6 £5.50 xvii+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Hall of the Martian Kings 1978-10-00 John Varley Orbit / Futura (Quantum Science Fiction) 0-7088-8036-3 £1.10 xv+
316
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Masters of Science Fiction 1978-12-00 ed. George Scithers Davis Publications 0-8037-3697-5 $8.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Alexander Checkmark
Isaac Asimovs Science Fiction Magazin 2. Folge 1979-03-00 ed.
Birgit Reß-Bohusch?Birgit Ress-Bohusch
Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3636) 3-453-30548-5 DM 3.80 127
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
Dans le palais des rois martiens 1979-04-13 John Varley Denoël (Présence du Futur #276)     253
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1979-08-00 John Varley Dell (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-440-17311-6 $2.25 xv+
316
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1979-08-00 John Varley Dell (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-440-17311-6 C$2.25 xv+
316
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Nebula Winners Thirteen 1980-02-00 ed. Samuel R. Delany Harper & Row 0-06-013786-X $10.95 xiv+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Future I 1981-01-00 ed. Joseph D. Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24366-4 $2.50 381
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 Richard Courtney Checkmark
Quantum Special 2 1981-03-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Quantum Special #2) 0-283-98585-2 £8.95 414+
xvii+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Voraussichten 1981-05-00 John Varley Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23381) 3-442-23381-X DM 4.80 126
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 Jürgen F. Rogner Checkmark
Nebula Winners Thirteen 1981-08-00 ed. Samuel R. Delany Bantam Books 0-553-14726-9 $2.50 xiv+
207
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
Anthologie de la littérature de Science-Fiction 1981-10-06 ed. Jacques Sadoul Editions Ramsay 2-85956-231-1   670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tibor Csernus Checkmark
From Here to Forever 1982-11-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-62136-0 / ME2136 $4.95 531
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 Richard Courtney Checkmark
En el salón de los reyes marcianos 1984-00-00 John Varley Martínez Roca (Super Ficción (1ª época) #90) 84-270-0863-5   173
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 Salinas Blanch  
The Persistence of Vision 1984-11-00 John Varley Berkley Books 0-425-07300-9 $2.95 xv+
288
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 James Warhola Checkmark
Science Fiction Masterpieces 1986-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 0-88365-713-9 $9.98 633
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Droga do Science Fiction 4: Od Dzisiaj do Wiecznosci 1988-00-00 ed. James Gunn Wydawnictwa "Alfa" 83-7001-196-9   486
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 Tadeusz Kobak Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1988-04-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-66221-8 $3.95 xv+
288
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 James Warhola Checkmark
Time Travelers: From Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 1989-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-80935-9 $3.95 275
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Von Lem bis Varley 1993-00-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #98) 3-453-05798-8 DM 14.90 335
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 Ashley Pearce Checkmark
Strange Dreams 1993-07-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson Bantam Spectra 0-553-37103-7 $14.95 xi+
531
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 Gervase Gallardo Checkmark
Strange Dreams 1993-08-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-223956-6 £8.99 xi+
531
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 Geoff Taylor  
Strange Dreams 1994-03-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-648005-5 £5.99 704
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
Strange Dreams 1994-08-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson Bantam Spectra / SFBC 03708 $11.98 xi+
531
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gervase Gallardo Checkmark
Reel Future 1994-08-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman, Jean Stine Barnes & Noble Books / SFBC 03719 $12.98 538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Reel Future 1994-09-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman, Jean Stine Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-450-4 $9.98 xxii+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
From Here to Forever 1997-01-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-822-9 $14.99 601
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  
Timegates 1997-03-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-00428-8 $5.99 [9]+
244
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 Jean-François Podevin Checkmark
The Reel Stuff 1998-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books 0-88677-817-4 $5.99 383
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
From Here to Forever 2003-05-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4670-5 $39.50 xxix+
527
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
Cyberfilms 2004-03-00 ed. Brian Thomsen, Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 0-7434-8743-5 $12.95 ix+
368
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 Dave Seeley Checkmark
The John Varley Reader 2004-09-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-01195-0 $16.00 ix+
532
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 Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer Checkmark
The John Varley Reader 2004-10-00 John Varley Ace Books / SFBC 0-7394-4671-1 $12.99 532
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer Checkmark
Novel Ideas—Science Fiction 2006-04-04 ed. Brian M. Thomsen DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1361) 0-7564-0353-7 $7.50 321
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
Asimov's Science Fiction: 30th Anniversary Anthology 2007-07-00 ed. Sheila Williams Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-47-6 $14.95 349
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 Reel Stuff 2008-06-03 ed. Brian Thomsen, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1098) 978-0-7564-0522-9 $15.00 viii+
456
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 Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction 2010-08-01 ed. Rob Latham, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Arthur B. Evans, Carol McGuirk Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-6955-4 $39.95 xviii+
767
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 Georges Méliès Checkmark
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction 2010-08-01 ed. Rob Latham, Veronica Hollinger, Joan Gordon, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Arthur B. Evans, Carol McGuirk Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-6954-7 $85.00 688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Timegates 2013-07-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-154-2 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The John Varley Reader date unknown John Varley Ace Books 978-1-4406-2512-1 $20.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer  
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