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Title: Lines of Power Title Record # 53757
Author: Samuel R. Delany
Date: 1968-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1968 We, in Some Strange Power's Employ, Move on a Rigorous Line
Year Language Title
1976Translated by Iawa Tate
French Les anges aux figures sales
1982Translated by Waltraud Götting
German Im Dienst einer fremden Macht bewegen wir uns auf einer erbarmungslosen Bahn

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nomination 1969 Nebula Novella
Finalists 1969 Hugo Best Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1968 1968-05-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.50 132
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 Russell FitzGerald Checkmark
Driftglass 1971-07-00 Samuel R. Delaney Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3381 $1.49 274
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Wilcox Checkmark
Driftglass 1971-11-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library Q4834 $0.95 278
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
Driftglass 1971-11-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library of Canada Q4834 C$0.95 278
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
Those Who Can: A Science Fiction Reader 1973-09-00 ed. Robin Scott Wilson Mentor / New American Library MW1236 $1.50 xii+
333
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, #268 1976-04-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F8.00 196
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 Jean-Claude Bouman Checkmark
Those Who Can: A Science Fiction Reader 1977-09-00 ed. Robin Scott Wilson Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61595-6 $1.95 xii+
333
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
Driftglass 1977-11-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet 0-451-07415-7 $1.50 278
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
Driftglass 1977-12-00 Samuel R. Delany Gregg Press 0-8398-2395-9 $13.00 xxxvi+
279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Driftglass 1978-00-00 Samuel R. Delany Gollancz 0-575-02477-1 £4.25 278
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Driftglass 1980-04-00 Samuel R. Delany Panther / Granada 0-586-04916-9 £1.25 318
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
Distant Stars 1981-08-00 Samuel R. Delany Bantam Books 0-553-01336-X $8.95 352
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Treibglas 1982-04-00 Samuel R. Delany Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24029) 3-404-24029-4 DM 7.80 380
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 Checkmark
Driftglass 1983-00-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library 0-451-12092-2 $2.95 278
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  
Driftglass 1986-04-00 Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library 0-451-12092-2 $2.95 278
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  
Home Is the Hangman / We, in Some Strange Power's Employ, Move on a Rigorous Line 1990-05-00 ed. Roger Zelazny, Samuel R. Delany Tor (Tor Double #21) 0-812-50983-8 $3.50 96+
84
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
anth Martin Andrews , Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Driftglass/Starshards 1993-03-00 Samuel R. Delany Grafton 0-586-21422-4 £5.99 535
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
Aye, and Gomorrah: Stories 2003-04-08 Samuel R. Delany Vintage Books 0-375-70671-2 $14.00 383
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 Yukimasa Hirota Checkmark
Distant Stars 2004-05-00 Samuel R. Delany ibooks 0-7434-8661-7 $14.00 352
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Aye, and Gomorrah 2013-07-25 Samuel R. Delany Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11928-4 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Driftglass date unknown Samuel R. Delany Signet / New American Library 0-451-14424-4 $2.95 278
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 Jim Warren  
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