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Title: Punch Title Record # 57231
Author: Frederik Pohl
Date: 1961-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: In gratitude for alien visitors' guidance in creating a space fleet for mankind along with numerous other technological advances, their leader is invited along on a duck hunt.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1963Translated by Charlotte Winheller
German Entenjagd
1963 French Pour des canards sauvages !
1979 Slovenian Pavliha
1979 Dutch Poppenkast
1979 Italian L'alieno
1979Translated by Michelangelo Spada
Italian Pulcinella
1981 German Entwicklungshilfe
1981Translated by Zoran Milović
Croatian Pajac

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Playboy, June 1961 1961-06-00 ed. Editors of Playboy        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Abominable Earthman 1963-01-00 Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books F685 $0.50 159
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1963 1963-01-00 ed. Avram Davidson Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132
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 Ed Emsh Checkmark
The Abominable Earthman 1963-01-00 Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books F685 C$0.50 159
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Heimkehr zu den Sternen 1963-07-00 ed. Charlotte Winheller Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #236) 236 DM 2.20 156
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 Heinrichs & Piloty Checkmark
Fiction, #117 1963-08-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 180
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 Jean-Claude Forest Checkmark
Perry Rhodan, #102: Abteilung III greift ein 1963-08-16 ed. uncredited Moewig PR1DE0102 DM 0.70 68
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 Johnny Bruck Checkmark
Kolumbus der Milchstraßen 1963-09-06 Kurt Brand Moewig (Terra #301) 301 DM 0.70 64
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".
chap Karl Stephan Checkmark
The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1966-00-00 ed. Editors of Playboy Playboy Press   $5.95 ix+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Gregory Checkmark
Science Fiction Oddities 1966-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Berkley Medallion S1311 $0.75 256
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 Don Punchatz Checkmark
The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy 1968-00-00 ed. Editors of Playboy Playboy Press BA0115 $0.95 ix+
402
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 Jack Gregory , Seymour Mednick Checkmark
Science Fiction Oddities: Second Series 1969-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-086-3 21/- vii+
160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Abominable Earthman 1969-10-00 Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books 01748 $0.75 159
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.
coll Robert Foster Checkmark
The Fully Automated Love Life of Henry Keanridge 1971-00-00 ed. Editors of Playboy Playboy Press 16135 $0.75 186
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 Don Punchatz Checkmark
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1975-03-00 Frederik Pohl Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 6486 $2.49 306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Berkey Checkmark
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1975-06-00 Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books 0-345-24507-5 $1.95 xvi+
363
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1975-06-00 Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books 0-345-24507-5 C$1.95 xvi+
363
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1976-04-00 Frederik Pohl Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-24507-5 $1.95 xvi+
363
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1976-12-00 Frederik Pohl Orbit / Futura 0-86007-916-3 £0.90 xvi+
363
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1977-00-00 Frederik Pohl Taplinger 0-8008-0724-3 $9.95 306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rus Anderson  
The Best of Frederik Pohl 1977-01-00 Frederik Pohl Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98341-8 £4.95 xvi+
363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Hardy Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1978-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Doubleday 0-385-13044-9 $8.95 xvi+
271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Rauch Checkmark
Dwergsterren 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Vincent van der Linden, Joseph D. Olander Bruna (Bruna SF #100) 90-229-9100-8 ƒ8.50 240
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Prodajalna svetov - znanstvenofantastične zgodbe?Prodajalna svetov - znanstvenofantasticne zgodbe
Prodajalna svetov - znanstvenofantastichne zgodbe
1979-00-00 ed. Drago Bajt,
Bogdan Gradišnik?Bogdan Gradisnik
Bogdan Gradishnik
,
Branko Gradišnik?Branko Gradisnik
Branko Gradishnik
Mladinska Knjiga     197
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Jepson  
Urania #802 1979-09-23 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 802 900 Lit. 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 Karel Thole  
Urania #815 1979-12-23 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 815 1000 Lit. 200
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 Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $2.50 xx+
296
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Pan Books 0-330-26155-X £1.75 302
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 John Harris Checkmark
SF Perry Rhodan Magazin, Mai 1981 1981-05-00 ed. Hans-Jürgen Frederichs, Walter A. Fuchs Pabel SFPRM0581 DM 3.50 72
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Sirius, #63 1981-09-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   30 din. 148
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories 1996-09-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0142-3 $7.98 xvi+
544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Cheryl Knippenburg Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.95 296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.95 xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 C$2.75 xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0 $3.25 xx+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
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