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Title: The Human Operators Title Record # 52481
Authors: Harlan Ellison and A. E. van Vogt
Date: 1971-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1971Translated by Wulf H. Bergner
German Starfighter 31
1972Translated by Bruno Martin
French
Les opérateurs humains?Les operateurs humains
1975Translated by Marjan J. J. Oleff
Dutch De Menselijke Bestuurders
1979Translated by Peter Griese.
German Starfighter 31 [as by H. Ellison and A. E. van Vogt]
1980 Italian Gli operatori umani
1986Translated by Bruno Ogorelec
Croatian Ljudski operateri [as by H. Ellison and A. E. van Vogt]
1993 Hungarian Emberi tényező
1995Translated by Grażyna Grygiel, Piotr Staniewski
Polish
Obsługa ludzka?Obsluga ludzka

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
12 1972 Locus Best Short Fiction

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Der verkaufte Planet 1971-00-00 ed. Wulf H. Bergner Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3255) 3255
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
142+
[1]
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
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1971 1971-01-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.  
$0.60?$: US dollar
132
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
Vaughn Bodé?Vaughn Bode
Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1971-01-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Walker & Co. 0-8027-5527-5
$8.95?$: US dollar
471
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Diane Dillon , Leo Dillon Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1972-01-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Avon N416
$0.95?$: US dollar
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.
anth Checkmark
Fiction, #218 1972-02-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F4.00?F: French frank
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 Lacroix Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Lester del Rey E. P. Dutton 0-525-06490-7
$6.95?$: US dollar
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
$1.25?$: US dollar
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
£?£: UK pound
245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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  
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
Partners in Wonder 1975-05-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books (Harlan Ellison Uniform Series #4) 0-515-03801-6 / A3801
$1.50?$: US dollar
352
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 Diane Dillon , Leo Dillon Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1975-05-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books 0-515-03801-6
C$1.50?C$: Canadian dollar
352
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 Diane Dillon , Leo Dillon Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1975-09-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books (Harlan Ellison Uniform Series #4) 0-515-03801-6
$1.50?$: US dollar
352
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 Diane Dillon , Leo Dillon Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1976-12-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books (Harlan Ellison Uniform Series #4) 0-515-03801-6
$1.50?$: US dollar
352
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 Diane Dillon , Leo Dillon Checkmark
Alpha 8 1977-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Berkley Medallion 0-425-03561-1
$1.50?$: US dollar
x+
242
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
Pendulum 1978-12-00 A. E. van Vogt DAW Books (DAW Collectors #316) 0-87997-423-0 / UE1423
$1.75?$: US dollar
158
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 Penalva Checkmark
Pendulum 1978-12-00 A. E. van Vogt DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-423-0 / UE1423
C$1.95?C$: Canadian dollar
158
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 Penalva Checkmark
Das Zeitpendel 1979-05-29 A. E. van Vogt Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #314) TTB314
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
La chanson du zombie 1980-02-29 ed. Harlan Ellison Les Humanoïdes Associés (Harlan Ellison : Oeuvres #4) 2-7316-0030-6   378
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 Moebius , Etienne Robial Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3
$8.95?$: US dollar
xii+
754
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 Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9
$19.95?$: US dollar
xii+
754
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
Pendulum 1980-08-00 A. E. van Vogt Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #102)  
Lit 3,500?Lit: Italian lira
iv+
152
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
Pendulum 1982-01-00 A. E. van Vogt DAW Books 0-87997-698-5
$2.25?$: US dollar
158
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 Penalva Checkmark
Pendulum 1982-07-00 A. E. van Vogt New English Library 0-450-05477-2
£1.25?£: UK pound
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1983-03-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Ace Books 0-441-65204-2
$2.95?$: US dollar
352
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Les opérateurs humains 1983-03-18 A. E. van Vogt J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1447) 2-277-21447-7   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.
coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Partners in Wonder 1983-04-00 ed. Harlan Ellison Ace Books 0-441-65204-2
$3.50?$: US dollar
352
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans l'espace 1983-04-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3780) 2-253-03150-X   444
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 Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans l'espace 1984-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3780) 2-253-03150-X   444
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 Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
Histoires de voyages dans l'espace 1986-10-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3780) 2-253-03150-X   444
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 Cl. Gozlan  
Sirius, #127 1986-12-05 ed.
Milivoj Pašiček?Milivoj Pasicek
Milivoj Pashichek
Vjesnik  
Din 250?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
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 Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0
$8.98?$: US dollar
x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Analógia 2. 1993-00-00 ed.
Gáspár András?Gaspar Andras
,
Novák Csanád?Novak Csanad
Valhalla Páholy 963-7632-30-1
Ft 139?Ft: Hungarian forint
174
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 Peter Andrew Jones Checkmark
Fenix, V6 #9, 1995 1995-00-00 ed.
Jaroslaw Grzędowicz?Jaroslaw Grzedowicz
Radwan      
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
Andrzej Łaski?Andrzej Laski
 
Partners in Wonder 2009-07-29 ed. Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 978-0-7592-3024-8
$19.95?$: US dollar
350
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  
Partners in Wonder 2012-03-05 ed. Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12362-5
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Partners in Wonder 2014-04-01 ed. Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-0442-1
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Partners in Wonder 2014-06-24 ed. Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-4320-8
$15.99?$: US dollar
350
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  
The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison 2015-01-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-634-2
$45.00?$: US dollar
vii+
520
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison 2015-01-24 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-635-9
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Michael Whelan  
The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison 2015-04-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-634-2
$125.00?$: US dollar
vii+
520+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Pendulum date unknown A. E. van Vogt DAW Books 0-87997-423-0
$1.75?$: US dollar
158
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 Penalva Checkmark
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