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Title: Rautavaara's Case Title Record # 58237
Author: Philip K. Dick
Date: 1980-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: When aliens partially resurrect a human who has died, they view it as an invaluable opportunity to study the differing experiences of the human and alien afterlives.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1981Translated by an uncredited hand
German Der Fall Rautavaara
1986Translated by Michel Bodmer, the second German translation.
German Der Fall Rautavaara
1988Translated by Vittorio Curtoni
Italian Il Caso Rautavaara
1998Translated by Emmanuel Jouanne
French Le cas Rautavaara

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nomination 1980 BSFA Best Short Fiction
14 1981 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Omni, October 1980 1980-10-00 ed. Ben Bova, Robert Sheckley Omni Publications International Ltd. 0149-8711 $2.25 196
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Fred-Jurgan Rogner Checkmark
Kopernikus 3 1981-04-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3523) 3-8118-3523-8 DM 5.80 175+
[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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Sixteen 1982-08-00 ed. John F. Carr, Jerry Pournelle Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-059787-0 $15.50 286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lucy Castelluccio Checkmark
The Best of Omni Science Fiction No. 5 1983-00-00 ed. Don Myrus Omni Publications International Ltd.   $4.50 144
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 James Christensen Checkmark
Nebula Winners Sixteen 1983-00-00 ed. John F. Carr, Jerry Pournelle Star 0-352-31423-0 £2.25 280
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
Nebula Award Stories Sixteen 1983-00-00 ed. John F. Carr, Jerry Pournelle W. H. Allen 0-491-03290-0 £8.95 286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth David Bergen Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Sixteen 1983-09-00 ed. John F. Carr, Jerry Pournelle Bantam Books 0-553-23493-5 $2.95 xvii+
231
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 Gary LoSasso Checkmark
The Third Omni Book of Science Fiction 1985-04-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Zebra Books / Kensington Publishing Corp. 0-8217-1575-5 $3.95 479
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
The Third Omni Book of Science Fiction 1985-04-00 ed. Ellen Datlow General Paperbacks 0-7737-8366-0 C$4.95 479
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
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon 1985-07-00 Philip K. Dick Doubleday 0-385-19567-2 $12.95 179
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Cathy Canzani Checkmark
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon 1986-02-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-03578-1 £8.95 179
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon 1986-05-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-03578-1 £9.95 179
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Little Black Box 1987-05-00 Philip K. Dick Underwood-Miller 0-88733-053-3 $125.00 xiii+
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon 1987-09-00 Philip K. Dick St. Martin's Press 0-312-90838-5 $3.50 202
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon 1988-02-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-07415-5 £2.95 220
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Urania #1068 1988-02-14 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1068 3,500 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  
The Little Black Box 1990-10-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-04845-X £14.95 xiv+
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Erinnerungen en gros 1991-06-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans (Haffmans Taschenbuch #58) 3-251-01058-1 DM 12.00 142+
[2]
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 Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 1991-11-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20769-4 £5.99 495
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  
The Eye of the Sibyl 1992-05-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1328-4 $12.95 395
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
Nouvelles 1963-1981 1998-04-00 Philip K. Dick Denoël (Présences) 2-207-24591-8   720
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 Elrik , Frank Ronan  
Le voyage gelé 1999-05-00 Philip K. Dick Denoël (Présence du Futur #510) 2-207-50510-3   199
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 Olivier Ledroit Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2000-00-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium 1-85798-948-1 £7.99 xi+
395
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
Der Fall Rautavaara 2000-00-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans 3-251-20303-7 DM 36.00 311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2000-05-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium 1-85798-948-1 £7.99 xi+
395
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  
The Eye of the Sibyl 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-1328-4 $14.95 395
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  
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2002-11-00 Philip K. Dick Pantheon Books 0-375-42151-3 $25.95 xiv+
476
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2002-11-00 Philip K. Dick Pantheon Books / SFBC 54693 $12.99 xiv+
476
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Black Box 2008-01-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-812-0 €14.90 632
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob  
Black Box 2012-08-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-812-0   632
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob Checkmark
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2013-04-16 Philip K. Dick Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 978-0-544-04054-0 $28.00 xii+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2013-04-16 Philip K. Dick Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 978-0-544-04060-1 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2014-10-06 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-649-6 $65.00 479
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2014-10-06 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-648-9 $40.00 480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz  
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20769-4 £5.99 495
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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