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Title: Second Game Title Record # 55655
Authors: Charles V. De Vet and Katherine MacLean
Date: 1958-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Kalin Trobt
Language: English
Note: First published in Astounding, March 1958.
Synopsis: In order to find a way to avoid warfare, a spy for the organization of human planets infiltrates a planet of humanoid aliens who only respect competition and conflict.
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Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Finalists 1959 Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, March 1958 1958-03-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, June 1958 (UK) 1958-06-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   1/9 128
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  
Great Short Novels of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-01960-1 $0.95 viii+
373
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 Donna Violetti Checkmark
Great Short Novels of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-01960-1 C$0.95 viii+
373
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 Donna Violetti Checkmark
Great Short Novels of Science Fiction 1971-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books (UK) 0-345-01960-1 0.35 viii+
373
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction 1979-11-23 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Doubleday 0-385-15220-5 $12.50 455
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth One Plus One Studio Checkmark
The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Doubleday / SFBC 3717 $3.98 455
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth One Plus One Studio Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels 1980-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-295-7 $9.95 x+
768
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 Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels 1980-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-295-7 $19.95 x+
768
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels 1981-05-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House / SFBC 5754 $6.98 753
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
Worlds Imagined 1989-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Avenel Books 0-517-68029-7 $8.98 x+
704
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1950s 1990-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-068-8 4.99 [8]+
503
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  
The Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1950s 1990-11-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-621-X $8.95 [8]+
503
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
Give Me Liberty 2003-01-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Mark Tier Baen 0-7434-3585-0 $7.99 386
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 Carol Heyer  
Freedom! 2006-07-04 Martin H. Greenberg, Mark Tier Baen 1-4165-2072-4 $14.00 720
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.
omni Carole Heyer  
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