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Title: The Year of the Jackpot Title Record # 56242
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1952-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1963Translated by Heinz Zwack (also referred to as Heinz Nagel)
German Das verrückte Jahr
1967 Italian La congiuntura
1968Translated by Luce Terrier
French L'année du grand fiasco
1968Translated by Hans-Ulrich Nichau
German Das Jahr der verflixten Zufälle
1971Translated by Fritz Steinberg
German Im Jahr der Zeichen und Wunder
1975 French L'année du grand coup [as by Robert Heinlein]
1981Translated by Luce Terrier
French L'année du grand fiasco [as by Robert Heinlein]
1985Unknown translator.
French L'année du gros lot [as by Robert Heinlein]
2001 Italian L'anno Del Jackpot
2011Translated by Éric Picholle
French Une année faste
Year Language Title
1955 Italian Astro instabile (Part 1 of 4)
1955 Italian Astro instabile (Part 2 of 4)
1955 Italian Astro instabile (Part 3 of 4)
1955 Italian Astro instabile (Part 4 of 4)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, March 1952 1952-03-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $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 Richard Arbib Checkmark
Shadow of Tomorrow 1953-07-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Permabooks P236 $0.35 379
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Shadow of Tomorrow 1953-08-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Permabooks P236 C$0.39 379
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Second Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1954-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers     vi+
[2]+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #72 1955-02-28 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 72 130 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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #73 1955-03-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 73 130 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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #74 1955-03-20 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 74 130 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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #75 1955-03-30 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 75 130 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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
The End of the World 1956-10-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books S-183 $0.25 159
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1959-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Gnome Press   $3.50 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1959-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ambassador   C$3.95 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Menace from Earth 1962-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet D2105 $0.50 189
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
Der letzte Mensch 1963-02-15 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Moewig (Terra #271) 271 DM 0.70 63
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".
anth Johnny Bruck Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1964-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library D2105 $0.50 189
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 Menace from Earth 1964-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada D2105 C$0.50 189
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 Menace from Earth 1966-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Dennis Dobson   21/- 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction 1966-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Doubleday   $3.95 190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Gamma #19 1967-07-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni dello Scorpione 19 350 Lit 192
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.
mag Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Funk & Wagnalls F47 $0.95 190
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 Bob Korn Checkmark
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Funk & Wagnalls F47 $0.95 190
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 Bob Korn  
The Menace from Earth 1968-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi 0-552-07860-3 3/6 189
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
La science-fiction pour ceux qui détestent la science-fiction 1968-02-28 ed. Terry Carr Denoël (Présence du Futur #107)   F8.50 238
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
Die Superwaffe 1968-09-00 ed. Terry Carr Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #095) 095 DM 2.80 151+
[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.
anth Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1970-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada T4306 C$0.75 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Nightmare Age 1970-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books 0-345-02044-8 $0.95 312
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.
anth Peter Schaumann Checkmark
Nightmare Age 1970-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books 0-345-02044-8 C$0.95 312
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.
anth Peter Schaumann Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1971-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library T4306 $0.75 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
Unternehmen Alptraum 1971-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3251) 3251 DM 2.80 139 +
[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 C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
Nightmare Age 1971-01-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books 02044 $0.95 312
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.
anth Peter Schaumann Checkmark
La science-fiction pour ceux qui détestent la science-fiction 1971-12-17 ed. Terry Carr Denoël (Présence du Futur #107)     238
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
Science-Fiction-Stories 28 1973-09-00 ed. uncredited Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #51 (2980)) 3-548-02980-9 DM 2.80 124
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
The Menace from Earth 1973-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers (Corgi SF Collector's Library) 0-552-09334-3 £ 189
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  
Windows into Tomorrow 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $6.95 x+
197
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michelle Horowitz Checkmark
A Shocking Thing 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-77775-0 $0.95 245
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 Gerry McConnell Checkmark
A Shocking Thing 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-77775-0 C$0.95 245
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 Gerry McConnell Checkmark
Windows into Tomorrow 1975-01-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Pinnacle Books 0-523-00520-2 $1.25 x+
197
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
Looking Ahead 1975-03-00 ed. Dick Allen, Lori Allen Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-551184-X $5.50 viii+
408
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
Apothéoses, apocalypses et retours à zéro 1975-04-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #7)     217
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 Cathy Millet Checkmark
Apothéoses, apocalypses et retours à zéro 1975-04-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #7)   F9.50 217
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 Cathy Millet Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1975-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran  
The Menace from Earth 1975-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1979-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library 0-451-08768-2 $1.75 189
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1979-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-08768-2 C$1.95 189
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1979-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-08768-2 $1.75 189
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1980-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers 0-552-11332-8 £0.95 189
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
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction: Robert Heinlein 1981-02-02 Robert Heinlein Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5102) 2-266-00985-0   353
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 Marcel Laverdet Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1983-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Corgi 0-552-09334-3 £1.75 189
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
Histoires de catastrophes 1985-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3818) 2-253-03628-5   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.
anth Philippe Adamov Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1987-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen Science Fiction Books 0-671-65640-6 C$4.50 271
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 Melo Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1987-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65640-6 $3.50 271
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 Melo Checkmark
Longue vie 1989-06-00 Robert Heinlein Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5102) 2-266-00985-0   354
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
J. P. Ferté?J. P. Ferte
Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1999-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-57802-2 $6.99 271
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 SFWA Grand Masters, Volume One 1999-06-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86881-2 $24.95 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Coggins Checkmark
The Menace from Earth 1999-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-72088-0 $6.99 271
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  
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World 1999-10-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / Lowell House 0-7373-0271-2 $15.95 ix+
219
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 Ron Walotsky  
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World 2000-07-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / SFBC 0-7394-1147-0 / 13554 $11.98 xii+
219
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ron Walotsky Checkmark
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 1 2000-08-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86880-4 $14.95 383
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.
anth  
Urania #1416 2001-06-17 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1416 7,900 Lit 410
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.
mag Roberto Neri  
Off the Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein 2005-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction Book Club 1-58288-184-7 / 1196119 $15.99 xxiv+
738
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
New Worlds to Conquer 2010-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Virginia Edition (The Virginia Edition #34) 978-1-897350-46-1   v+
533
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Jackpots 2011-03-28 Robert A. Heinlein ActuSF (Perles d'épice) 978-2-917689-26-4 €15.00 234
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 Scott Blair  
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-09870-6 $2.25 189
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 Vincent Di Fate  
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction date unknown ed. Terry Carr Funk & Wagnalls F47 $0.95 190
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 Bob Korn Checkmark
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-12742-0 $2.50 189
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Menace from Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library Y6383 $1.25 189
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 Gene Szafran Checkmark
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