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Title: Why Johnny Can't Speed

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Title: Why Johnny Can't Speed Title Record # 51922
Author: Alan Dean Foster
Date: 1971-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Eve-Marie Cloquet
French Une épitaphe en forme de plaque d'immatriculation
1984Translated by Heinz Nagel
German California Freeway
1985Translated by Delio Zinoni
Italian Sicurezza Prima Di Tutto
1986Translated by Anita C. van de Ven
Dutch Waarom Johnny Niet op Kan Schieten
1987Translated by Heinz Nagel Same translation as California Freeway
German California Highway
1988Translated by Vlatko Jurić-Kokić
Croatian Vozi ofenzivno

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, September-October 1971 1971-09-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson UPD Publishing Corporation   $0.75 180
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 Gaughan Checkmark
Kalvan d'outre-temps 1972-03-25 H. Beam Piper OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #24)   F7.00 249
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.
novel Claude Lacroix Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1977-12-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25701-4 C$1.75 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1977-12-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25701-4 $1.75 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1978-02-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25701-4 $1.75 232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1978-11-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28242-6 $1.95 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Science Fiction A to Z: A Dictionary of the Great S.F. Themes 1982-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Houghton Mifflin 0-395-31285-X $22.95 xvii+
651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1983-10-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31189-2 $2.75 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Meine galaktischen Freunde 1984-02-00 Alan Dean Foster Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4049) 3-453-30992-8 DM 6.80 271
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Science Fictional Olympics 1984-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-12976-8 $3.50 viii+
356
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
The Science Fictional Olympics 1984-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-12976-8 C$3.95 viii+
356
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice 1984-07-00 ed. Josh Pachter J. M. Dent 0-460-04647-0 £8.95 viii+
340
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice 1985-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter J. M. Dent 0-460-02425-6 £2.95 viii+
340
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 Graham Potts Checkmark
Urania #993 1985-03-31 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 993 2,500 Lit 158
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 Il Triagono  
De Beste Science Fiction Verhalen 1986-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Hema / Loeb     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.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Top SF 2 1986-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Bruna 4-490-10089-2   312
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 Kate Higgins Checkmark
Top Science Fiction 1987-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4352) 3-453-00431-0 DM 9.80 383
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 Wojtek Siudmak Checkmark
Sirius, #149 1988-10-05 ed.
Hrvoje Prćić?Hrvoje Prcic
Vjesnik   3000 din. 132
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 Sandi Radovan Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1990-00-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32390-4 $5.99 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan  
With Friends Like These ... 1992-05-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32390-4 $4.95 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 1993-07-00 Alan Dean Foster Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32390-4 $4.95 xv+
232
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents Volume 7 1998-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DH Audio 0-88646-983-X $5.99  
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth Checkmark
With Friends Like These ... 2013-08-29 Alan Dean Foster Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-13163-7 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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