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Title: Rammer Title Record # 51939
Author: Larry Niven
Date: 1971-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: State / Leshy Circuit
Language: English
Note: This story was slightly rewritten as part of the fix-up novel A World Out of Time (1976). The novel version is reprinted in the collection Playgrounds of the Mind (1991).
Synopsis: A cryogenically preserved man awakens in a future society, to learn that if he cannot be successfully trained to pilot a deep space vessel, he will be deemed worthless and terminated.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Walter Brumm
German Rammer
1975Translated by Marjan J. J. Oleff
Dutch Rammer
1975Translated by Knut Azimuth
Dutch Stuwer
1976Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Der Raumschiff-Pilot
1980Translated by Dolf Strasser.
German Rammer

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, November-December 1971 1971-11-00 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 Claude Newkirk Checkmark
The Best from Galaxy, Volume I 1972-00-00 ed. Editors of Galaxy Award Books AN1039 $0.95 251
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Lester del Rey E. P. Dutton 0-525-06490-7 $6.95 250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Larry Ratzkin Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1973-08-00 ed. Lester del Rey Ace Books 05475 $1.25 286
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 Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1973-10-00 ed. Lester del Rey Kaye & Ward 0-7182-0966-4 £ 245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Science Fiction Story Reader 1 1974-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3374) 3-453-30251-6 DM 2.80 141
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 Lehr Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1974-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24011-1 $1.25 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1974-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24011-1 C$1.25 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1974-11-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24011-1 $1.25 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1974-12-00 ed. Lester del Rey Readers Union / The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 1095   245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Hole in Space 1975-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-86007-853-1 £0.50 196
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
De Stranden van Sirius Vier 1975-00-00 Larry Niven Meulenhoff (M=SF #91) 90-290-0160-7   316
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
De Macht van de Zin 1975-00-00 ed. Lester del Rey Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen #7) 90-245-0242-X   187
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 Checkmark
Die Lücke im System 1976-00-00 Larry Niven Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0227) 3-442-23227-9 DM 4.00 160
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 Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1976-03-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-25287-X $1.50 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories 1977-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38243-5   750
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1977-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27137-8 $1.50 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1978-08-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28040-7 $1.75 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1980-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-86007-853-1 £1.25 196
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1980-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29225-1 $1.95 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 83 1980-08-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein Science Fiction & Fantasy #31017) 3-548-31017-6 DM 4.80 144
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1981-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30051-3 $2.25 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1984-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-86007-853-1 £2.25 196
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1986-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-86007-853-1 £2.50 196
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1988-05-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33777-8 $3.50 196
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 1991-10-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-312-85219-3 $22.95 487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Archer Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1992-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Little, Brown UK 1-85723-147-3 £4.50 196
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 1992-07-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51695-8 $5.99 vii+
696
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 Archer Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 1996-04-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51695-8 $5.99 viii+
696
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 Archer Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 2003-08-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51695-8 $7.99 vii+
696
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 Archer Checkmark
The Best of Larry Niven 2010-12-00 Larry Niven Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-331-0 $40.00 618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edward Miller Checkmark
The Best of Larry Niven 2010-12-00 Larry Niven Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-331-0 $60.00 618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edward Miller  
A Hole in Space 2011-06-17 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency   $5.99 206
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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