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Title: The Real Thing

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Title: The Real Thing Title Record # 42959
Author: Larry Niven
Date: 1982-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Draco Tavern
Language: English
Note: Written especially for Tor zu den Sternen, 1981
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Translations
Year Language Title
1981Translation: Tony Westermayr
German Echt
1983 German Gute Werbung
1988Translated by Ingrid Herrmann.
German Die Erlebnis-Maschine
1993Translated by Maura Arduini
Italian La Questione Reale

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Tor zu den Sternen 1981-11-00 ed. Peter Wilfert Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23400) 3-442-23400-X DM 19.80 205+
[48]
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 Jürgen F. Rogner Checkmark
Tor zu den Sternen 1982-00-00 ed. Peter Wilfert Bertelsmann 04700   207+
[48]
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
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, November 1982 1982-11-00 ed. Kathleen Moloney Davis Publications   $1.50 180
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 Jon Weiman Checkmark
Isaac Asimovs Science Fiction Magazin 19. Folge 1983-00-00 ed. Friedel Wahren Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4011) 3-453-30948-0 DM 5.80 192
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
Niven's Laws 1984-11-16 Larry Niven Owlswick Press / PSFS 0-913896-24-1 $12.00 vii+
108
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Limits 1985-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32142-1 $2.95 xi+
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.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Limits 1985-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine / SFBC 1818 $3.98 xi+
205
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Limits 1985-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32142-1 C$3.95 xi+
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.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Limits 1986-08-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8201-3 £2.50 xi+
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.
coll Checkmark
Geschichten aus der Raumhafen-Bar und andere Erzählungen 1988-02-00 Larry Niven Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Abenteuer #23075) 3-404-23075-2 DM 8.80 319
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
Limits 1989-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8201-3 £3.50 xi+
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.
coll Nick Rodgers Checkmark
Limits 1992-02-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8201-3 £4.50 xi+
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.
coll Nick Rodgers  
Aliens and UFO's: Extraterrestrial Tales from Asimov's Science Fiction and Analog Science Fiction and Fact 1993-00-00 ed. Cynthia Manson, Charles Ardai Smithmark Publishers 0-8317-0436-5 $9.98 ix+
464
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Angus McKie Checkmark
Urania #1213 1993-09-05 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1213 5,000 Lit 240
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 Oscar Chichoni  
The Draco Tavern 2006-01-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-765-30863-0 $24.95 304
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stephan Martiniere Checkmark
The Draco Tavern 2006-12-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-765-34771-7 $6.99 xiv+
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 Stephan Martiniere Checkmark
The Draco Tavern 2007-04-01 Larry Niven Tor 978-1-4299-1408-6 $7.99 304
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Limits 2011-12-22 Larry Niven Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-070-7 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Limits 2012-01-02 Larry Niven Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-069-1 $9.99 212
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
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