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Title: Expendable Title Record # 58189
Author: Philip K. Dick
Date: 1953-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Uses one of the leitmotifs of The Cosmic Puppets but ends on a whole different note
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1954Unknown translator.
French Le sacrifié
1954 Italian Vittima designata
1963Translated by Heinz Zwack
German Das Mißverständnis
1968Translated by Henk Bouwman
Dutch Slachtoffer
1981Translated by Thomas Ziegler
German Entbehrlich
1983Translated by Zoran Milović
Croatian Onaj koji može biti žrtvovan
1991 Italian Sacrificabile
1994 Italian Un uomo a rischio
1994Translated by Hélène Collon
French L'homme sacrifié
1998New translation by Walter Grossbein
German Entbehrlich
2014 Polish
Zbędny?Zbedny

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 1953 1953-07-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Emsh Checkmark
Fiction, #4 1954-03-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100 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 Jean Maroquène Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #59 1954-10-20 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 59 130 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
A Handful of Darkness 1955-00-00 Philip K. Dick Rich & Cowan   10/6 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudland  
Science Fiction Showcase 1959-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday   C$4.50 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers  
Science Fiction Showcase 1959-09-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday   $3.95 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1960-04-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers  
Eine Handvoll Dunkelheit 1963-10-25 Philip K. Dick Moewig (Terra Sonderband #76) TSB76 DM 1.00 95
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".
coll Johnny Bruck Checkmark
A Handful of Darkness 1966-00-00 Philip K. Dick Panther 2108 3/6 186
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.
coll Checkmark
Science Fiction Showcase 1966-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Whiting & Wheaton   21/- 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Science Fiction Showcase 1968-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Mayflower 112250 5/- 204
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
Een Handvol Duisternis 1968-00-00 Philip K. Dick Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1100) 1100 ƒ2.50 189
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 Dick Bruna  
Science Fiction Showcase 1969-00-00 ed. Mary Kornbluth Curtis Books 123-06068 $0.60 128
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
Een Handvol Duisternis 1969-00-00 Philip K. Dick Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1100) 1100 ƒ2.75 189
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Philip K. Dick Omnibus 1977-00-00 Philip K. Dick Bruna (Bruna SF #68) 90-229-9068-0   340
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
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1977-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0 $1.95 xiv+
450
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 Best of Philip K. Dick 1978-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0 $1.95 xiv+
450
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
A Handful of Darkness 1978-06-00 Philip K. Dick Gregg Press 0-8398-2413-0 $11.00 xviii+
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Handful of Darkness 1980-01-00 Philip K. Dick Panther / Granada 0-586-04804-9 £1.50 186
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.
coll Colin Hay Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Philip K. Dick 1981-01-00 Philip K. Dick Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6712) 3-8118-6712-1 DM 7.80 352
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Sirius, #89 1983-11-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   50 din. 132
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 Checkmark
Histoires de guerres futures 1985-03-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3819) 2-253-03629-3   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.
anth Manchu Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1987-05-00 Philip K. Dick Underwood-Miller 0-88733-052-5 $125.00 xxii+
404
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Monster Book of Monsters 1988-05-00 ed. Michael O'Shaughnessy Xanadu 0-947761-42-X £9.95 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
The Monster Book of Monsters 1988-08-00 ed. Michael O'Shaughnessy Bonanza Books 0-517-66293-0 $7.98 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1988-11-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-04407-1 £12.95 [12]+
404
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford 1990-04-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1153-2 $12.95 xxii+
404
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1990-05-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3 £5.99 510
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Rivals of Weird Tales 1990-05-00 ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-69331-3 $9.99 xx+
486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Rosato Checkmark
Urania #1155 1991-06-16 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1155 4,500 Lit 144
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 Vicente Segrelles  
Le presenze invisibili. Volume primo 1994-06-00 Philip K. Dick Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-38520-0 32,000 Lit 490
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Giovanni Mulazzani  
Nouvelles 1947-1952 1994-10-00 Philip K. Dick Denoël (Présences) 2-207-24065-7   756
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Elrik , Frank Ronan  
Und jenseits — das Wobb 1998-00-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans 3-251-20275-8 DM 36.00 363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1999-00-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium / Orion 1-85798-879-5 £7.99 vi+
404
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Creature dello spazio profondo 1999-03-00 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #19)   9,900 Lit 368
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 Marco Patrito  
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  
Aliens Among Us 2000-06-00 ed. Gardner Dozois, Jack Dann Ace Books 0-441-00704-X $5.99 x+
292
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 Walter Velez  
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 Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-1153-2 $14.95 404
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  
Paycheck and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick 2003-09-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-2630-0 $14.95 [18]+
404
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 Paul Bachem Checkmark
Und jenseits — das Wobb 2008-01-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-808-3 €14.90 640
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob  
The King of the Elves 2011-01-00 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-340-2 $40.00 487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
The King of the Elves 2011-01-00 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-339-6 $60.00 487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
Und jenseits — das Wobb 2012-08-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-808-3   640
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob Checkmark
Krótki szczęśliwy żywot brązowego oksforda?Krotki szczesliwy zywot brazowego oksforda
2014-06-04 Philip K. Dick REBIS 978-83-7818-536-9 59.90 zł 623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wojciech Siudmak Checkmark
Aliens Among Us 2014-10-06 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-106-1 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
Beyond Lies the Wub 2015-03-20 Philip K. Dick Positronic Publishing 978-1-63384-802-3 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
An Anthropomorphic Century: Stories from 1909 to 2008 2015-09-24 ed. Fred Patten FurPlanet Productions 978-1-61450-244-9 $19.95 322
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 Mark Brill Checkmark
The King of the Elves 2015-12-02 Philip K. Dick Brilliance Audio 978-1-4558-1470-1 $19.99  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
coll  
Paycheck and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick 2016-07-26 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press / Kensington Publishing Corp. 978-0-8065-3796-2 $16.00 404
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  
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3 £5.99 510
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3 £5.99 510
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-20764-3 £6.99 510
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.
coll Chris Moore Checkmark
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