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Title: Medusa Title Record # 46561
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1942-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1960Translated by María Teresa Vidal Parellada
Spanish Medusa
1966Translated by Eduard Lukschandl
German Die präparierten Raumfahrer
1974Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Medusa
1978Translated by Mary Rosenthal
French
Méduse?Meduse
1989Translated by Massimo Patti
Italian Medusa

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2018 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

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, February 1942 1942-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
132
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Hubert Rogers Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, March 1942 (UK) 1942-03-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
0/9?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
64
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 1955-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 119
$0.35?$: US dollar
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
$2.00?$: US dollar
167
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers  
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
$0.50?$: US dollar
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?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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
Die Venuskristalle und andere Stories 1966-08-26 Theodore Sturgeon Moewig (Terra #473) 473
DM 0.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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
Caviar 1968-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Sphere Books 82244
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Caviar 1970-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 01829
$0.75?$: US dollar
167+
[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.
coll Robert Pepper Checkmark
Science Fiction Special (3) 1971-00-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #3) 0-283-48474-8
£?£: UK pound
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?£: UK pound
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?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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  
Caviar 1977-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25783-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
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$1.50?C$: Canadian dollar
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
Méduse 1978-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon
Librairie des Champs-Élysées?Librairie des Champs-Elysees
(Le Masque - Science Fiction #75)
2-7024-0731-5   255
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Méduse 1981-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon
Librairie des Champs-Élysées?Librairie des Champs-Elysees
(Le Masque - Science Fiction #75)
2-7024-0731-5   255
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 Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Alien Cargo 1984-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Bluejay Books 0-312-94008-4
$14.95?$: US dollar
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
$8.95?$: US dollar
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 Mondadori 1114
Lit 4,000?Lit: Italian lira
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  
Killdozer!, Volume III: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 1996-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-227-5
$25.00?$: US dollar
xv+
367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll William Timmins Checkmark
Killdozer! 1999-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-327-1
$18.95?$: US dollar
xv+
367
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 William Timmins Checkmark
Medusa e altre incognite 2004-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #38)  
€5.10?€: Euro
442
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 Franco Brambilla  
Killdozer! 2013-07-00 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10997-1
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
In Space No One Can Hear You Scream 2013-10-01 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4516-3941-4
$15.00?$: US dollar
325
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 Bob Eggleton Checkmark
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