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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
1976Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Im Kern
1984 Italian Nel Centro
1985Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Im Kern
2001Translated by 小隅黎(Kozumi Ray)
Japanese
銀河の<核>へ?銀河の<かく>へ
Ginga no "Kaku" he
Ginga no "Kaku" e
[as by
ラリイ・ニーヴン?Rarii Nīvun
Rarii Niivun
]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
If, November 1966 1966-11-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation  
$0.50?$: US dollar
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
$0.75?$: US dollar
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$0.75?C$: Canadian dollar
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?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F3.00?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 Gray Morrow Checkmark
The Second If Reader of Science Fiction 1968-11-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Doubleday  
$4.95?$: US dollar
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Catherine Hopkins Checkmark
Neutron Star 1969-00-00 Larry Niven Macdonald 0-356-02652-3
25/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
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?£: UK pound
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
$0.95?$: US dollar
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?£: UK pound
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
$0.95?$: US dollar
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$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
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?£: UK pound
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?£: UK pound
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?£: UK pound
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
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Mondadori 642
Lit 350?Lit: Italian lira
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
$1.25?$: US dollar
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 1975-08-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24794-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
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 1976-00-00 Larry Niven Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0223) 3-442-23223-6
DM 4.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
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.
coll F. Jürgen Rogner  
Neutron Star 1976-06-00 Larry Niven Ballantine Books 0-345-24794-9
$1.50?$: US dollar
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
$1.75?$: US dollar
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
$1.75?$: US dollar
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?£: UK pound
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
$1.95?$: US dollar
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
$2.50?$: US dollar
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. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest 0-449-24425-3
$2.50?$: US dollar
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
$2.50?$: US dollar
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
$2.50?$: US dollar
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
$2.50?$: US dollar
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 Mondadori (Oscar #1767) 24800-5
Lit 8,000?Lit: Italian lira
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?£: UK pound
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 Isaac Asimov, Martin W. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24068)
3-404-24068-5
DM 10.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
953
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.
omni David Hardy Checkmark
Neutron Star 1986-01-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1
$3.50?$: US dollar
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 1986-02-00 Larry Niven Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33694-1
$3.50?$: US dollar
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  
Neutron Star 1987-00-00 Larry Niven Orbit 0-7088-8011-8
£2.50?£: UK pound
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$5.50?C$: Canadian dollar
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?£: UK pound
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$6.99?C$: Canadian dollar
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
$4.95?$: US dollar
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
$4.99?$: US dollar
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$5.99?C$: Canadian dollar
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
1960年代―砂の檻?1960ねんだい―すなのおり
1960 Nendai: Suna no Ori
2001-02-20 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
,
山岸真?やまぎしまこと
Makoto Yamagishi
河出書房新社?Kawade Shobō Shinsha
Kawade Shobo Shinsha
(
河出文庫?かわでぶんこ
Kawade Bunko
#ン2-3)
4-309-46204-9   501
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
笹部紀成?ささべのりしげ
 
Neutron Star 2013-04-27 Larry Niven Spectrum Literary Agency  
$7.99?$: US dollar
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
$7.99?$: US dollar
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
$4.99?$: US dollar
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$6.99?C$: Canadian dollar
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
$5.99?$: US dollar
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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