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Title: Founding Father Title Record # 52473
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1965-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1966Translated by Enrica La Viola; do not merge with the version translated by Beata Della Frattina.
Italian I fondatori
1966 French Le père d'un monde
1967Translated by Thomas Schlück
German Das letzte Mittel
1976Translated by Beata Della Frattina; do not merge with the version translated by Enrica La Viola.
Italian I fondatori
1977Translated by Roderick van Rhyn
Dutch Stamvader
1977Translated by Anne Villelaur
French Le fondateur
1977Translated by Walter Brumm
German Landung ohne Wiederkehr
1981Translated by Jean A. Schalekamp
Dutch Oprichter
1987 German Gründervater

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nomination 1966 Nebula Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, October 1965 1965-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.60 196
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 Pederson Checkmark
Urania #419 1966-01-16 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 419 200 Lit 128
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #26 1966-06-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Galaxy 9 1967-09-00 ed. Walter Ernsting Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3103) 3103 DM 2.40 159
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
Backdrop of Stars 1968-03-00 ed. Harry Harrison Dennis Dobson 0-234-77057-0 25/- 222
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Weaver Checkmark
SF: Authors' Choice 1968-06-00 ed. Harry Harrison Berkley Medallion S1567 $0.75 224
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
Themes in Science Fiction: A Journey Into Wonder 1972-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033504-4   iii+
428
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
Science Fact/Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Edmund J. Farrell, Thomas E. Gage, John Pfordresher, Raymond J. Rodrigues Scott, Foresman and Company (The Man in Literature Program) 0-673-03407-0   xv+
394
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 Jack Youngerman Checkmark
Backdrop of Stars 1975-05-00 ed. Harry Harrison New English Library 0-450-02269-2 £0.40 204
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
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1975-09-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-05077-1 $5.95 206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Flanagan  
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1975-10-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 1340 $2.49 206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Flanagan Checkmark
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-04398-5 £0.60 255
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
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Gollancz 0-575-02078-4 £3.20 206
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Urania #699 1976-06-20 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 699 600 Lit 144
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 Karel Thole  
Sterren Stralen Overal 1977-00-00 ed. Warner Flamen Meulenhoff (M=SF #122) 90-290-0975-6   281
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
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1977-01-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23062-7 $1.50 238
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 George Tsui Checkmark
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1977-01-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23062-7 C$1.50 238
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 George Tsui Checkmark
Cher Jupiter et autres nouvelles 1977-03-11 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #233)     184
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1977-07-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-04398-5 £0.75 255
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
Landung ohne Wiederkehr 1977-08-23 Isaac Asimov Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #291) TTB291 DM 3.80 161
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 Bergen Checkmark
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1978-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23828-8 $1.75 238
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  
De Beste Science Fiction Verhalen van Meulenhoff 1978-00-00 ed. Mark Carpentier Alting Meulenhoff (M=SF #141) 90-290-0549-1   388
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Testi e Note. Volume secondo 1978-10-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar) 15756-0 2,250 Lit 288
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 Karel Thole  
Cher Jupiter et autres nouvelles 1979-10-25 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #233)     184
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press 0-87223-568-8 $10.95 xiii+
465
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press / SFBC 3888 $6.98 xv+
481
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-04398-5 £1.25 255
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
Het Kosmisch Biljart 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1984) 90-449-1984-9 ƒ9.90 283
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1981-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Wideview Books 0-87223-647-1 $7.95 xiii+
465
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 Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Galaxy: Volume 2 1981-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Paperbacks 0-87216-926-X $2.50 238
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
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-04398-5   255
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  
Starships 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20126-0 $3.50 342
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Starships 1983-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20126-0 C$4.25 342
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Landung ohne Wiederkehr 1983-09-00 Isaac Asimov Moewig (Utopia Classics #57) UC57 DM 5.80 160
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 Nikolai Lutohin Checkmark
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1984-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-04398-5 £1.95 255
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
Testi e Note 1985-04-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Blu #4) 4 3,500 Lit 188
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 Karel Thole  
Oneindig Moment: Een Kennismaking met het Ongewone Verhaal 1986-00-00 ed. uncredited Meulenhoff 90-290-2488-7   203
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 Tim White Checkmark
Sternenschiffe (2) 1987-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Ullstein (Ullstein Science Fiction & Fantasy #31145) 3-548-31145-8 DM 9.80 168
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 Stuart Hughes (artist) Checkmark
Testi e Note. Volume secondo 1987-07-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1997) 88-04-30483-9   288
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 Anna Montecroci  
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04199-4 £2.95 206
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 John Harris Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-02-00 Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42078-1 $14.00 ix+
550
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1992-05-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907 $7.98 ix+
635
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 1994-01-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224150-1 £16.99 550
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Starships: Stories Beyond the Boundaries of the Universe 1995-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-00748-0 $19.00 342
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 Rick Sternbach  
Buy Jupiter 2000-02-00 Isaac Asimov Millennium 1-85798-941-4 £6.99 224
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 John Harris  
The Complete Stories, Volume 2 unpublished Isaac Asimov Foundation / Doubleday 0-385-42079-X    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Buy Jupiter and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23062-7 $1.50 238
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 George Tsui  
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