Title: At the Core

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Title: At the Core Title Record # 54171
Author: Larry Niven
Date: 1966-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Known Space
Language: English
Synopsis: A human is hired by aliens to test pilot their new space vessel to the core of the galaxy and back.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1968 French Jusqu'au coeur
1970Translated by Ivain Rodriguez de León
Dutch Naar het Hart van de Melkweg
1974 Italian Pubblicita' Negativa
1984 Italian Nel Centro
1985Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Im Kern

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
If, November 1966 1966-11-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.50 164
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 Adkins Checkmark
Neutron Star 1968-04-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books U6120 $0.75 285
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
Neutron Star 1968-04-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books U6120 C$0.75 285
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
Galaxie (2ème série), #48 1968-04-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F3.00 164
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 Gray Morrow Checkmark
The Second If Reader of Science Fiction 1968-11-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Doubleday   $4.95 239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Catherine Hopkins  
Neutron Star 1969-00-00 Larry Niven Macdonald 0-356-02652-3 25/- 285
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Second If Reader of Science Fiction 1969-05-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-084-7 £1.25 239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Second If Reader of Science Fiction 1970-11-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Ace Books 36331 $0.95 255
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.
anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Neutronster 1970-11-00 Larry Niven Meulenhoff (M=SF #39) 39   320
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 Reindert van Briemen Checkmark
The Second IF Reader of Science Fiction 1971-02-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Sphere 0-7221-6922-1 £0.35 256
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
Neutron Star 1971-07-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-02297-1 $0.95 285
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 Michael McInnerney Checkmark
Neutron Star 1971-08-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-02297-1 C$0.95 285
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 Michael McInnerney  
Neutron Star 1971-10-00 Larry Niven Sphere Books 63894 £0.35 285
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
Neutron Star 1972-00-00 Larry Niven Sphere (Sphere Science Fiction Classics #8) 0-7221-6385-1 £0.35 285
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
Neutron Star 1972-00-00 Larry Niven Sphere (Sphere Science Fiction Classics #8) 0-7221-6385-1 £0.35 285
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
Neutron Star 1973-08-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-23441-3 $0.95 285
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 Michael McInnerney Checkmark
Urania #642 1974-04-14 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 642 350 Lit 176
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  
Neutron Star 1974-10-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24047-2 $1.25 285
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 Michael McInnerney  
Neutron Star 1975-08-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24794-9 $1.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1976-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24794-9 $1.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1977-07-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27065-7 $1.75 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1978-03-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27065-7 $1.75 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1978-04-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8011-8 £0.90 285
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
Neutron Star 1979-01-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28378-3 $1.95 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutronster 1979-08-00 Larry Niven Meulenhoff (M=SF #39) 90-290-5002-0   320
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
Neutron Star 1980-11-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29665-6 $2.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Catastrophes! 1981-07-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24425-3 $2.50 413
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 John Berkey Checkmark
Neutron Star 1981-09-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29665-6 $2.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1982-09-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29665-6 $2.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1983-06-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29665-6 $2.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Catastrofi! 1984-06-20 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1767) 24800-5 8,000 Lit 512
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 Paolo Tassinari , Pierpaolo Vetta  
Neutron Star 1985-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8011-8 £2.25 285
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
Faszination der Science Fiction 1985-05-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24068) 3-404-24068-5 DM 10.00 952+
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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 David Hardy Checkmark
Neutron Star 1986-01-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1 $3.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1987-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8011-8 £2.50 285
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
Neutron Star 1989-04-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1 C$5.50 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1992-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 1-85723-106-6 £2.50 285
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 Keith Scaife Checkmark
Neutron Star 1993-00-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1 C$6.99 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Neutron Star 1993-07-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1 $4.95 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Crashlander 1994-04-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38168-8 $4.99 281
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.
coll Don Dixon Checkmark
Crashlander 1994-04-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38168-8 C$5.99 281
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.
coll Don Dixon Checkmark
Neutron Star 2013-04-27 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency   $7.99 285
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Crashlander date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-38168-2 $7.99 281
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.
coll Don Dixon Checkmark
Crashlander date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38168-8 $4.99 281
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.
coll Don Dixon Checkmark
Neutron Star date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1 C$6.99 285
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Crashlander date unknown Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38168-8 $5.99 281
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.
coll Don Dixon Checkmark
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