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Title: Hindsight: 480 Seconds

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Title: Hindsight: 480 Seconds Title Record # 56381
Author: Harlan Ellison
Date: 1973-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: When a rogue planet is detected on a collision course with the sun, earth's population escapes in giant flying cities, leaving one poet behind who volunteers to describe the event in a broadcast for the rest of humanity.
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Current Tags: end of the world (1), interstellar travel (1), city ships (1), poet (1), rogue planet (1), only humans (1), poets (1) Add Tags

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Translations
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Beata Della Frattina
Italian 480 secondi, o la cittą condannata
1984
  • Translated by Boban Kne˛ević & Aleksandar B. Nedeljković & Miodrag Milovanović
Serbian
Gledajući unazad: 480 sekundi?Gledajuci unazad: 480 sekundi
[as by Harlan Elison]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Future City 1973-07-00 ed. Roger Elwood Trident Press 0-671-27103-2 $7.95 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ken Braren Checkmark
Future City 1974-06-00 ed. Roger Elwood Pocket Books 0-671-77936-2 C$0.95 xvi+
240
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 Michael Gross Checkmark
Urania #646 1974-06-09 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 646 400 Lit 160
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  
Future City 1974-08-00 ed. Roger Elwood Pocket Books 0-671-77936-2 $0.95 xvi+
240
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 Michael Gross Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1974-12-00 Harlan Ellison Walker & Co. 0-8027-5541-0 $8.95 238
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion: Road Signs on the Treadmill Toward Tomorrow 1974-12-00 Harlan Ellison Walker & Co. / SFBC 6400 $2.49 184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1976-00-00 Harlan Ellison Millington 0-86000-075-3 £3.50 164
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Redway Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion: Road Signs on the Treadmill Toward Tomorrow 1976-01-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 451-Y6848 $1.25 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion: Road Signs on the Treadmill Toward Tomorrow 1976-01-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library of Canada Y6848 C$1.25 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Future City 1976-12-00 ed. Roger Elwood Sphere Books 0-7221-3315-4 £0.75 236
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 Angus McKie Checkmark
Le cittą che ci aspettano 1977-07-01 ed. Roger Elwood Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #781) 14171 1,500 Lit 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 Karel Thole  
Approaching Oblivion 1977-10-00 Harlan Ellison Pan Books 0-330-25197-X £0.60 164
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 Layzell Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1981-00-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-09683-5 C$2.25 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1981-03-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-07718-0 $1.95 176
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon  
Monolit, Science Fiction almanah 1984-04-00 ed.
Boban Kne˛ević?Boban Knezevic
Izdanje prevodilaca, Monolit (Monolit #1)     510
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
Dobrosav-Bob ˇivković?Dobrosav-Bob Zivkovic
Dobrosav-Bob Zhivkovich
Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 1985-05-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition) 0-312-94018-1 $7.95 213
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  
Approaching Oblivion 1989-00-00 Harlan Ellison Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 14356   180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion 2009-05-00 Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 978-0-7592-0429-4 $16.95 204
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  
Approaching Oblivion 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12356-4 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Approaching Oblivion 2014-04-01 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-0491-9 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Approaching Oblivion 2014-06-03 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-3650-7 $12.99 204
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  
Approaching Oblivion date unknown Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-09683-5 $1.95 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Approaching Oblivion date unknown Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-07718-0 $1.50 164
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon  
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