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Title: What You Need Title Record # 45648
Authors: Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
Date: 1945-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1945 What You Need [as by Lewis Padgett]
1945 What You Need [as by Henry Kuttner]
Year Language Title
1970 German Was Sie brauchen ... [as by Henry Kuttner]
1979Translated by Arturo Casals.
Spanish Lo que necesita [as by Henry Kuttner]
1979Translated by Frank Straschitz
French Ce qu'il vous faut [as by Henry Kuttner and Catherine L. Moore]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
4 1996 Retro Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1945 1945-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 180
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 Timmins Checkmark
A Gnome There Was and Other Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1950-00-00 Lewis Padgett Simon & Schuster   $2.50 276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edd Cartier , K Chester Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1952-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.50 xiii+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1953-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers / SFBC   $1.90 xiv+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1953-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers     xiv+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Line to Tomorrow 1954-08-00 Lewis Padgett Bantam Books 1251 $0.25 184
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 Mitchell Hooks Checkmark
The Best of Kuttner 2 1966-05-00 Henry Kuttner Mayflower-Dell 0547 5/- 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 Jacks Checkmark
The Best of Kuttner 2 1970-00-00 Henry Kuttner Mayflower      
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 Josh Kirby  
Gespräch aus der Zukunft und andere Stories 1970-09-25 Henry Kuttner Moewig (Terra Nova #143) TN143 DM 1.00 66
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".
coll Karl Stephan Checkmark
The Best of Henry Kuttner 1975-02-00 Henry Kuttner Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 6457 $2.49 xii+
338
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Larry Kresek Checkmark
The Best of Henry Kuttner 1975-04-00 Henry Kuttner Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24415-X $1.95 xv+
398
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Henry Kuttner 1975-04-00 Henry Kuttner Ballantine Books 0-345-24415-X C$1.95 xv+
398
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Lo mejor de Henry Kuttner II 1979-00-00 Henry Kuttner Edhasa (Nebulae (2ª época) #39) 84-350-0272-1   224
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  
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction: Henry Kuttner et Catherine L. Moore 1979-10-31 Henry Kuttner, Catherine L. Moore Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5061) 2-266-00794-7   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.
coll Marcel Laverdet Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-32097-5 $ xiii+
561
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #489) 0-87997-746-9 $3.50 368
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 Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-746-9 C$3.95 368
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 Bernal Checkmark
The Omnibus of Science Fiction 1984-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Chatham River Press 0-517-45370-3 $1.98 561
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fourth Series 1984-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-44735-5 $6.98 632
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fernandez Checkmark
The Twilight Zone: The Original Stories 1985-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Richard Matheson, Charles G. Waugh MJF Books 1-56731-065-6   550
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Twilight Zone: The Original Stories 1985-07-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Richard Matheson, Charles G. Waugh Avon Books 0-380-89601-X $8.95 550
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
Two-Handed Engine 2005-07-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Centipede Press 0-9712051-3-2 $225.00 914
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Two-Handed Engine: The Selected Stories of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore 2006-05-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Centipede Press / SFBC 0-7394-6810-3 / 1210833 $14.99 913
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Last Mimzy: Stories 2007-03-00 Henry Kuttner Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-49755-4 $13.95 xii+
338
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
Fury / Mutant / The Best of Henry Kuttner 2013-12-19 Henry Kuttner Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-12886-6 £18.99 xi+
624
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.
omni Guy Warley Checkmark
Fury / Mutant / The Best of Henry Kuttner 2013-12-19 Henry Kuttner Gateway / Orion (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-1-4732-0199-6 £9.49  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
The Best of Henry Kuttner 2014-08-17 Henry Kuttner Diversion Books 978-1-62681-321-2    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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