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Title: In Alien Flesh Title Record # 49947
Author: Gregory Benford
Date: 1978-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A man is hired to assist in the dangerous task of communicating with giant pelagic aliens, who can only be contacted by directly connecting with their nervous system from inside their bodies.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1979Translated by Marcel Bieger
German In fremdem Fleisch
1980Translated by Bruno Martin
French En chair étrangère
1980 Dutch In de Huid van een Anderling
1988Translated by Dominique Defert
French En chair étrangère
1993 Italian Nella Carne Aliena

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
6 1979 Locus Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September 1978 1978-09-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $1.25 164
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Die Trägheit des Auges 1979-00-00 ed. Manfred Kluge Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3659) 3-453-30574-4 DM 3.80 144
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 Jörg Remé Checkmark
The 1979 Annual World's Best SF 1979-05-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha DAW Books (DAW Collectors #337) 0-87997-459-1 $2.25 268
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The 1979 Annual World's Best SF 1979-05-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-459-1 C$2.25 268
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Eighth Annual Collection 1979-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois E. P. Dutton 0-525-06497-4 $9.95 xxi+
234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mark Rubin Checkmark
De Beste SF-Verhalen van het Jaar 1980-00-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-02111-4   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.
anth Nico Keulers Checkmark
Fiction, #305 1980-00-00 ed. Daniel Riche OPTA   F15.00 196
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
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Eighth Annual Collection 1980-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Dell 0-440-11232-X $2.25 412
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 Melo Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Eighth Annual Collection 1980-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Dell 0-440-11232-X C$2.50 412
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 Melo Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Eight 1984-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-984-4 $2.95 268
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 Oliviero Berni  
In Alien Flesh 1986-03-00 Gregory Benford Tor 0-312-93344-4 $14.95 280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Bergeron Checkmark
In Alien Flesh 1988-01-00 Gregory Benford Tor 0-812-53176-0 $3.95 280
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 Joe Bergeron Checkmark
En chair étrangère 1988-02-00 Gregory Benford Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 2-221-05256-0 F98.00 319
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
In Alien Flesh 1988-07-00 Gregory Benford Gollancz 0-575-04142-0 £11.95 280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
In Alien Flesh 1989-03-00 Gregory Benford VGSF 0-575-04489-6 £3.50 280
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 Terry Pastor Checkmark
In Alien Flesh 1989-03-00 Gregory Benford VGSF 0-575-04489-6 £3.50 280
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 Terry Pastor Checkmark
Urania #1208 1993-06-27 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1208 5000 Lit 256
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 Checkmark
En chair étrangère 1994-10-00 Gregory Benford Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7169) 2-253-07169-2   416
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 Manchu  
In Alien Flesh 2011-10-00 Gregory Benford Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11850-8 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of Gregory Benford 2015-08-00 Gregory Benford Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-686-1 $40.00 615
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Harris Checkmark
The Best of Gregory Benford 2015-08-00 Gregory Benford Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-686-1 $60.00 615
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Harris Checkmark
The Best of Gregory Benford 2015-08-00 Gregory Benford Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-687-8 $  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Eight date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-984-4 $2.95 268
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 Oliviero Berni  
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Eight date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-984-4 $2.95 268
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
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