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Title: One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty

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Title: One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty Title Record # 44503
Author: Harlan Ellison
Date: 1970-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: An adult travels back to his childhood to try and befriend himself as a lonely, bullied child.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Ana Gonzalez
Portuguese Regresso ao Passado
1975Translated by Henry-Luc Planchat.
French Toute une vie, dont une enfance pauvre
1996Translated by Kari Salminen and/or Jussi Korhonen and/or Katariina Tuovinen
Finnish Yksi ainoa elämä, varhaisella puutteella pohjustettu

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Orbit 8 1970-12-00 ed. Damon Knight G. P. Putnam's Sons   $5.95 219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 8 1971-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-01970-5 / S1970 $0.75 224
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 8 1971-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-01970-5 / S1970 C$0.75 224
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1972-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #5) UQ1005 $0.95 302
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 Schoenherr Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1972-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books UQ1005 C$0.95 302
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 Schoenherr Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1972-07-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 3055 $1.98 x+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1973-00-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim Book Club Associates     301
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Os Melhores Contos de FC de 1972 1973-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Dêagá (Ciência #18)     226
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 Andrade Albuquerque Checkmark
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF 1973-11-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #5) UY1081 $1.25 302
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 Schoenherr Checkmark
Orbit 8 1974-06-00 ed. Damon Knight Rapp & Whiting / Andre Deutsch 0-85391-198-3 £ 219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Approaching Oblivion 1974-12-00 Harlan Ellison Walker & Co. 0-8027-5541-0 $8.95 238
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion: Road Signs on the Treadmill Toward Tomorrow 1974-12-00 Harlan Ellison Walker & Co. / SFBC 6400 $2.49 184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
La frontière avenir 1975-00-00 ed. Henry-Luc Planchat Seghers (Constellations)     286
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 Jackie Paternoster Checkmark
Best Stories from Orbit, Volumes 1-10 1975-06-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley/Putnam 0-399-11472-6 $7.95 373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1976-00-00 Harlan Ellison Millington 0-86000-075-3 £3.50 164
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Redway Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion: Road Signs on the Treadmill Toward Tomorrow 1976-01-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 451-Y6848 $1.25 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion: Road Signs on the Treadmill Toward Tomorrow 1976-01-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library of Canada Y6848 C$1.25 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Best from Orbit Volumes 1-10 1976-07-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-03161-6 $1.95 404
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1977-10-00 Harlan Ellison Pan Books 0-330-25197-X £0.60 164
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Vol. I 1977-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-349-8 / UE1349 $1.75 302
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 Berkey Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Vol. I 1977-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-349-8 / UE1349 C$1.75 302
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 Berkey Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1981-00-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-09683-5 C$2.25 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1981-03-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-07718-0 $1.95 176
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon  
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
Approaching Oblivion 1985-05-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition) 0-312-94018-1 $7.95 213
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 Barclay Shaw  
The Essential Ellison: A 35-Year Retrospective 1987-00-00 Harlan Ellison Nemo Press 0-914261-02-9 $60.00 xv+
1019
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Essential Ellison 1987-08-00 Harlan Ellison Nemo Press 0-914261-01-0 $29.95 xv+
1019
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon  
The Essential Ellison: A 35-Year Retrospective 1988-10-00 Harlan Ellison Nemo Press / SFBC     xv+
1019
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1989-00-00 Harlan Ellison Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 14356   180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Essential Ellison 1991-10-00 Harlan Ellison Morpheus International 0-9623447-3-7 $34.95 1021
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon  
New Stories from the Twilight Zone 1991-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Avon Books 0-380-75926-8 $10.00 viii+
295
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
New Stories from the Twilight Zone 1992-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Warner Books UK 0-7088-5455-9 £8.99 viii+
295
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  
New Stories from the Twilight Zone 1993-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Warner Books UK 0-7515-0329-0 £4.99 419
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
Kauhujen kirja 8 1996-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Book Studio 951-611-807-0   336
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 Kari T. Leppänen Checkmark
The Essential Ellison 1997-02-00 Harlan Ellison Morpheus International 0-9623447-4-5 $19.95 1021
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The New Twilight Zone 1997-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg MJF Books 1-56731-083-4 $7.98 viii+
295
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Essential Ellison: A 50-Year Retrospective 2001-05-00 Harlan Ellison Morpheus International 1-883398-46-0 $24.95 xvi+
1249
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Essential Ellison: A 50-Year Retrospective 2005-06-00 Harlan Ellison Morpheus International 1-883398-60-6 $24.95 1249
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 2009-05-00 Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 978-0-7592-0429-4 $16.95 204
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  
Approaching Oblivion 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12356-4 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Approaching Oblivion 2014-04-01 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-0491-9 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Approaching Oblivion 2014-06-03 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-3650-7 $12.99 204
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  
Approaching Oblivion date unknown Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-09683-5 $1.95 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion date unknown Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-07718-0 $1.50 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon  
The 1972 Annual World's Best SF date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #5) UQ1005 $0.95 302
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 Schoenherr Checkmark
The Best from Orbit Volumes 1-10 date unknown ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-03161-6 $1.95 404
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
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