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Title: The Four-Hour Fugue Title Record # 50933
Author: Alfred Bester
Date: 1974-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1977translated by Gabriele Tamburini
Italian Quattro ore buche
1984 Spanish La fuga de cuatro horas
2002Translated by Vittorio Curtoni
Italian La fuga di quattro ore

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
6 1975 Locus Best Short Story
Finalists 1975 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
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, June 1974 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Condé Nast   $0.60 180
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 Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
The 1975 Annual World's Best SF 1975-05-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha DAW Books (DAW Collectors #148) UW1170 $1.50 269
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 SF: 1974 1975-06-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Bobbs-Merrill Company 0-672-52012-5   viii+
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The 1975 Annual World's Best SF 1975-09-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha DAW Books / SFBC 1260 $2.49 ix+
277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard V. Corben Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction No. 8 1976-01-00 ed. Brian Aldiss, Harry Harrison Sphere Books 0-7221-4398-2 £0.65 253
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 Angus McKie Checkmark
The Light Fantastic: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Best Volume I 1976-04-00 Alfred Bester Berkley/Putnam 0-399-11614-1 $7.95 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The World's Best SF Short Stories #2 1976-11-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha The Elmfield Press 0-7057-0076-3   269
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Leeder Checkmark
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1976-12-00 Alfred Bester Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3140 $3.98 409
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
Robot - Rivista di Fantascienza, #12 1977-03-00 ed. Vittorio Curtoni Armenia Editore   Lit 800 164
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 Giuseppe Festino Checkmark
The Light Fantastic 1977-05-00 Alfred Bester Gollancz 0-575-02294-9 £4.30 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1977-07-00 Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452
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.
omni Richard Powers Checkmark
The Best of Analog 1978-10-00 ed. Ben Bova Baronet Publishing Co. (A Baronet/Analog Book) 0-89437-034-0 $5.95 418
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 Alex Schomburg  
The Best of Analog 1979-03-00 ed. Ben Bova Ace Books (An Analog Book) 0-441-05470-6 $2.25 418
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 Alex Schomburg Checkmark
The Light Fantastic: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester Volume 1 1979-07-00 Alfred Bester Fontana 0-00-615281-3 £0.95 223
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 Tim White Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Four 1980-12-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha DAW Books 0-87997-585-1 $2.25 269
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 Segrelles Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Four 1980-12-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Arthur W. Saha DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-585-1 C$2.50 269
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 Segrelles Checkmark
La fantástica luz 1984-00-00 Alfred Bester Teorema (Visión Arcadia) 84-85958-87-X   271
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 Tim White  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume Two 2000-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86879-0 $25.95 432
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Redemolished 2000-12-00 Alfred Bester ibooks 0-7434-0725-3 $14.95 521
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 Simon Danaher Checkmark
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 2 2001-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86878-2 $15.95 432
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  
Urania #1442 2002-06-30 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1442 €4.05 460
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.
mag Franco Brambilla  
Redemolished 2004-09-00 Alfred Bester ibooks 0-7434-8679-X $7.99 559
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 Simon Danaher  
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452
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.
omni Richard Powers Checkmark
Redemolished date unknown Alfred Bester ibooks 978-0-7434-0725-0 $29.95 521
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 Howard Chaykin Checkmark
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