Title: Rammer

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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
1974 German Rammer
1975 Dutch Rammer
1975 Dutch Stuwer
1976 German Der Raumschiff-Pilot

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# 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 mag Claude Newkirk 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 anth Larry Ratzkin Checkmark
The Best from Galaxy, Volume I 1972-00-00 ed. Editors of Galaxy Award Books #AN1039 $0.95 251 pb anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1973-08-00 ed. Lester del Rey Ace Books #05475 $1.25 286 pb anth Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1973-10-00 ed. Lester del Rey Kaye & Ward 0-7182-0966-4 £ 245 hc 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 anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1974-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24011-1 $1.25 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1974-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24011-1 C$1.25 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1974-11-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24011-1 $1.25 196 pb 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 anth  
A Hole in Space 1975-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-86007-853-1 £0.50 196 pb coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
De Stranden van Sirius Vier 1975-00-00 Larry Niven Meulenhoff (M=SF #91) 90-290-0160-7   316 pb 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 anth Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1976-03-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-25287-X $1.50 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Die Lücke im System 1976-00-00 Larry Niven Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0227) 3-442-23227-9 DM 4.00 160 pb coll F. Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1977-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27137-8 $1.50 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories 1977-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38243-5   750 hc anth Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1978-08-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28040-7 $1.75 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1980-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29225-1 $1.95 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1980-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-86007-853-1 £1.25 196 pb coll Peter Jones Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1981-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30051-3 $2.25 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1984-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-86007-853-1 £2.25 196 pb coll Peter Jones Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1986-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit / Futura 0-86007-853-1 £2.50 196 pb coll Peter Jones Checkmark
A Hole in Space 1988-05-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33777-8 $3.50 196 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 1991-10-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-312-85219-3 $22.95 487 hc coll David Archer Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 1992-07-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51695-8 $5.99 vii+
696
pb 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 coll Peter Elson Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 1996-04-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51695-8 $5.99 viii+
696
pb coll David Archer Checkmark
Playgrounds of the Mind 2003-08-00 Larry Niven Tor 0-812-51695-8 $7.99 vii+
696
pb 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 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 coll Edward Miller  
A Hole in Space 2011-06-17 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency   $5.99 206 ebook coll  
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