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Title: Twink Title Record # 45868
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1955-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A telepath is facing a task: he must deal with Twink. He has a lot of trepidation and is at least partly afraid of what must be done. Slowly it is revealed what the actual task is: he must help his telepathic child – Twink -to be born.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1956 French Etincelle
1960Translated by María Teresa Vidal Parellada
Spanish Twink
1974Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Twink
1989 Italian Twink

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Finalists 1956 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
Galaxy Science Fiction, August 1955 1955-08-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148
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 Kirberger Checkmark
Caviar 1955-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 119 $0.35 167
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Caviar 1955-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books H-119 $2.00 167
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers  
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 32 1955-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 132
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 Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #28 March 1956 1956-03-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148
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
Caviar 1960-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #68) 68   272
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  
Caviar 1962-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books F562 $0.50 167
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Caviar 1962-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books F562 3/6 167
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Caviar 1968-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Sphere Books 82244 5/- 158
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 David Davies Checkmark
Caviar 1968-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Sphere Books 82260 5/- 158
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
Caviar 1968-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Sidgwick & Jackson   21/- 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Caviar 1970-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 01829 $0.75 167+
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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 Robert Pepper Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 3 1971-00-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #3) 0-283-48474-8 £ 284+
182+
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Caviar 1974-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Sphere 0-7221-8227-9 £0.30 158
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Der Gott des Mikrokosmos 1974-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0195) 3-442-23195-7 DM 4.00 186
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 F. Jürgen Rogner  
Les enfants de Sturgeon 1977-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Science Fiction #58) 2-7024-0604-1   251
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
Caviar 1977-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25783-9 $1.50 v+
182
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 Darrell K. Sweet  
Caviar 1977-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25783-9 C$1.50 v+
182
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 Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
Alien Cargo 1984-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Bluejay Books 0-312-94008-4 $14.95 284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rowena Morrill Checkmark
Alien Cargo 1986-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition #13) 0-312-94007-6 $8.95 284
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 Rowena Morrill Checkmark
Urania #1114 1989-11-19 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1114 4,000 Lit 160
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 Vicente Segrelles  
Le professeur et l'ours en peluche 2000-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon Manitoba / Les Belles Lettres (Le Cabinet Noir #42) 2-251-77145-X F49.00 237
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 Rémi Hamoir Checkmark
Bright Segment, Volume VIII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 2002-05-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-398-0 $35.00 xiv+
408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Bright Segment, Volume VIII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 2010-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-55643-398-6 $35.00 xiv+
408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Bright Segment 2013-04-16 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-58394-752-4 $18.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Bright Segment 2013-10-31 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11002-1 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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