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Title: When the People Fell Title Record # 57052
Author: Cordwainer Smith
Date: 1959-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: The Instrumentality of Mankind
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1961 Italian La pioggia di cinesi
1966Translated by Michel Demuth
French Le jour de la pluie humaine
1982 German Wenn die Menschen fallen
1991Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish Cuando llovió gente
2011Translated by Thomas Ziegler.
German Als die Menschen fielen

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, April 1959 1959-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.50 196
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 Wood Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 73 1959-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   3/6 196
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 Wood Checkmark
The Fifth Galaxy Reader 1961-03-00 ed. H. L. Gold Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $3.95 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Arthur Renshaw  
Galaxy #36 1961-05-00 ed. R. Sgroi Casa Editrice La Tribuna 36 150 Lit 133
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 Spatius Checkmark
The Fifth Galaxy Reader 1961-09-00 ed. H. L. Gold Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Arthur Renshaw Checkmark
The Fifth Galaxy Reader 1963-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Pocket Books 6163 $0.35 xiii+
241
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
Galaxie (2ème série), #25 1966-05-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164
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 Schelling Checkmark
Stardreamer 1971-08-00 Cordwainer Smith Beagle Books 95127 $0.95 185
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 Jonah Kinigstein Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité: Tome 3 1974-08-23 Cordwainer Smith OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #52) 2-7201-0002-1   371
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Perilous Planets 1978-05-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-77354-2 £5.95 367
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Geoff Taylor  
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1979-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27716-3 $1.95 xvii+
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.
coll Michael Herring Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1979-05-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27716-3 C$2.50 xvii+
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.
coll Michael Herring Checkmark
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité Tome 3 1980-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7058) 2-253-02553-4   412
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 Gérard Ruffin Checkmark
Perilous Planets 1980-02-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Avon 0-380-47100-0 $2.50 xvi+
350
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 Alex Ebel Checkmark
Perilous Planets 1980-06-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8071-1 £1.50 367
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 Tim White Checkmark
Instrumentalität der Menschheit 1982-06-00 Cordwainer Smith Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3579) 3-8118-3579-3 DM 7.80 320
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 Helmut Wenske Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1985-07-00 Cordwainer Smith Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32301-7 $2.95 238
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.
coll Michael Herring Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1987-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02039-0   344
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
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1988-11-00 Cordwainer Smith VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #28) 0-575-04167-6 £3.50 238
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.
coll John Avon Checkmark
The Instrumentality of Mankind 1989-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Victor Gollancz 0-575-04459-4 £11.95 238
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Avon Checkmark
Los señores de la instrumentalidad I: Piensa azul, cuenta hasta dos 1991-06-00 Cordwainer Smith Ediciones B (Nova #37) 84-406-2063-2   309
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 Óscar H. Chichoni  
Le rêveur aux étoiles 1993-01-00 Cordwainer Smith Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5266) 2-266-02717-4   344
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
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith 1993-06-00 Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming 2001-12-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-27570-6 $17.95 xiii+
446
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-70366-X $15.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
Les seigneurs de l'instrumentalité, I 2004-03-02 Cordwainer Smith Gallimard (Folio SF #165) 2-07-042715-3   617
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 Manchu Checkmark
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 1-4165-2146-1 $15.00 599
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 Tom Kidd  
When the People Fell 2007-09-00 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4165-2146-4 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Tom Kidd  
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-00-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1053
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Was aus den Menschen wurde 2011-03-00 Cordwainer Smith Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52806-2 €12.99 [2]+
1052+
[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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur  
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming 2011-04-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 978-1-4299-6186-8 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
The Instrumentality of Mankind 2011-09-29 Cordwainer Smith Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10863-9 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
When the People Fell 2012-08-28 Cordwainer Smith Baen 978-1-4516-3829-5 $7.99 829+
[4]
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Four 2012-09-22 ed. uncredited Armchair Fiction (Armchair Science Fiction & Horror Gems #7) 978-1-61287-121-9 $12.95 200
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  
When the People Fell 2017-03-20 Cordwainer Smith Project Gutenberg Canada 1413 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $24.95 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith date unknown Cordwainer Smith NESFA Press 0-915368-56-0 $25.00 xvi+
671
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Le rêveur aux étoiles date unknown Cordwainer Smith France Loisirs 2-7242-3404-9   384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bahamas Checkmark
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