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Title: Profession Title Record # 55700
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1957-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1960 Dutch Beroepskeuze
1962Translated by Antonio Ribera Jordá
Spanish Profesión
1962 Italian Struttura anomala
1966Translated by Martin Beranek (aka Ronald M. Hahn)
German Die Olympiade der Techniker
1975Translated by Riccardo Valla
Italian La professione
1978Translated by Bruno Martin
French Profession
1990Translated by Mário Redondo
Portuguese Profissão
2009Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish Profesión

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, July 1957 1957-07-00 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 Freas Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1957 (UK) 1957-11-00 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 Freas Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1959-02-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $3.50 236
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers  
Nine Tomorrows 1959-06-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 236
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Verhalen uit de Toekomst 1960-00-00 Isaac Asimov Het Spectrum (Prisma #527) 527   196
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1960-07-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Books A2121 $0.35 198
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
Nine Tomorrows 1960-07-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Books A2121 C$0.35 198
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
Nueve Futuros 1962-00-00 Isaac Asimov E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #78) 78   268
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  
Galassia #22 1962-10-15 ed. Roberta Rambelli Casa Editrice La Tribuna 22 150 Lit 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 L. Galluppi Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1963-00-00 Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson   15/- 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Nine Tomorrows 1964-12-00 Isaac Asimov The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 92 6/- 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Nine Tomorrows 1966-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books M171 5/- 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 Checkmark
Unendlichkeit x 5 1966-05-06 Isaac Asimov Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #109) TTB109 DM 2.40 160
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1967-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books M171 5/- 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 Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows: Tales of the Near Future 1969-11-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest T1344 $0.75 224
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
Nine Tomorrows 1971-11-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest T1632 $0.75 224
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
Nine Tomorrows 1972-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £0.30 251
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
Nine Tomorrows 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1971 $0.95 224
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
Valence and Vision: A Reader in Psychology 1974-00-00 ed. Rich Jones, Richard L. Roe Rinehart Press 0-03-008416-4   xiii+
482
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  
School and Society Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Patricia Warrick Rand McNally College Publishing Co. 0-528-61240-9   396
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
La Terra è abbastanza grande 1975-03-00 Isaac Asimov Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #16)   3,800 Lit xxvi+
370
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Christopher Foss  
You and Science Fiction 1976-00-00 ed. Bernard C. Hollister National Textbook Co. 0-8442-5547-5   349
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  
Exiles 1977-11-00 ed. Ben Bova Orbit 0-86007-959-7 £0.70 159
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.
anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1978-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £0.75 251
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
Nine Tomorrows 1978-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23618-8 $1.75 224
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  
Exiles 1978-09-00 ed. Ben Bova St. Martin's Press 0-312-27493-9 $7.95 159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Chronister Checkmark
L'avenir commence demain 1978-09-20 Isaac Asimov Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5034) 2-266-00643-6   312
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1979-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £0.85 251
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
Nine Tomorrows 1981-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24084-3 $2.25 224
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
School and Society Through Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Patricia Warrick University Press of America 0-8191-1996-2 $23.75 396
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
School and Society Through Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Patricia Warrick University Press of America 0-8191-1997-0 $12.75 396
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  
Nine Tomorrows 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £1.50 250+
[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.
coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Neue Science-Fiction Geschichten 1982-00-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Ernst Fuchs (I) Tosa 3-85001-097-X   321+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hansjörg Langenfass Checkmark
13 Short Science Fiction Novels 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers (Baker's Dozen) 0-517-47646-0 $7.98 ix+
574
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
You and Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Bernard C. Hollister National Textbook Co. 0-8442-5547-5 $9.95 [7]+
349
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
Nine Tomorrows 1985-02-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32072-7 $2.95 224
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Short Science Fiction Novels 1986-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 0-948164-22-0 £5.99 574
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov 1987-00-00 Isaac Asimov Avenel Books 0-517-64375-8 $8.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov 1989-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dark Harvest 0-913165-44-1 $21.95 678
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ron Lindahn , Val Lakey Lindahn  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov 1989-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dark Harvest 0-913165-43-3 $49.00 678
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ron Lindahn , Val Lakey Lindahn  
Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection (Vol. 2) 1990-00-00 ed. uncredited The Easton Press     xi+
353
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Nove Amanhãs: contos do futuro próximo, 1º volume 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Publicações Europa-América (Livros de Bolso, série Ficção Científica #164) 972-1-02986-6   122
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 Tim White  
Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers and Other Stories from Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 1990-06-00 ed. Charles Ardai, Sheila Williams Delacorte Press 0-385-30044-1 $14.95 xv+
285+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joel Iskowitz Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41606-7 $22.95 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $12.95 viii+
614
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 Barclay Shaw  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov: Volume Three 1990-12-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-03108-0 $3.95 182
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 Eggleton Checkmark
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov! 1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov Legend 0-7126-4690-6 £14.99 836
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1991-03-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907 $10.98 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Die Asimov-Chronik: Die vierte Generation 1991-06-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8228) 3-453-04839-3 DM 14.80 443
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers and Other Stories from Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 1992-12-00 ed. Charles Ardai, Sheila Williams Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21394-0 $3.99 304
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 Joel Iskowitz Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1993-03-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224139-0 £15.99 614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Chris Moore  
You and Science Fiction 1994-00-00 ed. Bernard C. Hollister National Textbook Co. 0-8442-5547-5   [7]+
349
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
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1994-07-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 £5.99 430
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 Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 £6.99 429
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
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 £6.99 430
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 Moore Checkmark
Cuentos completos I 2010-09-00 Isaac Asimov Zeta (Zeta - Nova #48) 978-84-9872-258-1   816
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 Oscar Chichoni Checkmark
Verhalen uit de Toekomst 2011-04-00 Isaac Asimov Het Spectrum (Vantoen.Nu #527) 978-90-315-0622-4 €14.99 196
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 Eppo Doeve  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $17.95 viii+
614
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  
Nine Tomorrows date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2688 $1.50 224
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
The Mammoth Book of Short Science Fiction Novels date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 0-948164-22-0 £5.99 [4]+
574
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24084-3 $1.95 224
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
The Mammoth Book of Short Science Fiction Novels date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 0-948164-22-0 £5.99 574
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Broadway Books 0-385-41627-X $22.00 viii+
614
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  
Nine Tomorrows: Tales of the Near Future date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23618-8 $1.75 224
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
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