Title: The Black Pits of Luna

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

Title: The Black Pits of Luna Title Record # 58497
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1948-01-10
Type: SHORTFICTION [juvenile]
Length: short story
Series: Future History
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: When a family tours the moon and their youngest son goes missing on the surface his brother saves him.
User Rating: 7.00 (1 vote) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: hard sf (1), juvenile (1), first person (1), humans only (1), luna (1), near future (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1948 The Black Pits of Luna [as by Robert Heinlein]
Year Language Title
1953 Italian Le caverne di Luna City
1956 German Die schwarzen Höhlen des Mondes
1962 Japanese 黒い孔Question mark [as by ロバート・A・ハインラインQuestion mark]
1964 Dutch De Donkere Holen van Luna [as by Robert Heinlein]
1964 German Das Versteckspiel
1967 French Les puits noirs de la Lune
1969 Dutch De Donkere Holen van Luna
1979 Dutch De Donkere Holen van Luna
1987 Italian I neri pozzi della Luna
1988 German Die schwarzen Klüfte Lunas

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Saturday Evening Post, January 10, 1948 1948-01-10 ed. Editors of The Saturday Evening Post         unknown mag  
Possible Worlds of Science Fiction 1951-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Vanguard Press   $2.95 xi+
372
hc anth Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1951-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Shasta   $3.00 256 hc coll Hubert Rogers  
The Green Hills of Earth 1952-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #943 $0.25 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth: Rhysling and the Adventure of the Entire Solar System! 1952-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Shasta   $3.00 256 hc coll Hubert Rogers Checkmark
Urania #3 1953-01-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #3 150 Lit 160 digest mag Curt Caesar Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1953-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #943 C$0.35 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
Science Fiction and Reader's Guide 1954-06-00 ed. Marjorie Barrows Spencer Press     376 hc anth Checkmark
Stories of Scientific Imagination 1954-00-00 ed. Joseph Gallant Oxford Book Co. (Students Pocket Library)     viii+
152
pb anth  
The Green Hills of Earth 1954-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Sidgwick & Jackson   9/6 224 hc coll Gerard Quinn  
Utopia-Sonderband, #2 1956-06-00 ed. Walter Ernsting Pabel #USB02 DM 1.50 128 digest mag Paul Blaisdell Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1956-00-00 Robert Heinlein Pan Books #377 2/- 189 pb coll Gordon C. Davies Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1958-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet #S1537 $0.35 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Robert Heinlein Omnibus 1958-07-00 Robert Heinlein The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #33 5/6 256+
224
hc omni C. W. Bacon  
地球の緑の丘Question mark 1962-07-00 ロバート・A・ハインラインQuestion mark 早川書房Question mark (ハヤカワ・SF・シリーズQuestion mark #3037)   ¥360 305 tp coll  
The Green Hills of Earth 1962-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Digit Books #R583 2/6 160 pb coll Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1963-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #D2348 $0.50 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1963-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada #D2348 C$0.50 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
Die grünen Hügel der Erde 1964-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #034) #034 DM 2.40 190 pb coll Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Die grünen Hügel der Erde 1964-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #55) #Z 55 DM 7.80 191 hc coll Eyke Volkmer  
Science Fiction Verhalen 2 1964-00-00 Robert Heinlein Het Spectrum (Prisma #982) #982 ƒ1.50 192 pb coll Checkmark
A Robert Heinlein Omnibus 1966-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Sidgwick & Jackson   30/- 158+
256+
224
hc omni  
The Past Through Tomorrow 1967-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Putnam   $5.95 667 hc coll Ben Feder Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1967-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Longmans (Canada)   C$6.95 667 hc coll  
The Past Through Tomorrow 1967-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein G. P. Putnam's Sons / SFBC   $2.30 667 hc coll Ben Feder Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1967-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library of Canada #T3193 C$0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
Histoire du Futur: Tome 1 1967-10-10 Robert A. Heinlein OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #10)     xxxii+
402
hc omni Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1967-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff  
The Green Hills of Earth 1967-00-00 Robert Heinlein Pan Books #X679 3/6 189 pb coll Checkmark
Verhalen Omnibus 1967-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum     924 hc anth Friso Henstra Checkmark
Tomorrow's Worlds 1969-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Meredith Press   $4.95 xiii+
234
hc anth Checkmark
Tomorrow's Worlds 1969-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Award Books #A793N $0.95 187 pb anth Checkmark
Science-Fiction Verhalen 1969-00-00 ed. uncredited Het Spectrum     600 hc anth Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1974-00-00 Robert Heinlein Pan Books 0-330-10679-1 £0.35 188+
[1]
pb coll Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1975-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-02738-4 $1.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1975-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-02738-4 C$1.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1975-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-02738-4 $1.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1975-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-02738-4 $1.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
Tomorrow's Worlds 1977-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Award Books #AD1666 $1.50 187 pb anth  
The Green Hills of Earth 1977-07-00 Robert Heinlein Pan Books 0-330-10679-1 £0.60 188+
[1]
pb coll Angus McKie Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow: Book One 1977-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-03200-0 £4.95 320 hc coll Tim White Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow: Vol. 1 1978-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-04004-6 £1.25 320 pb coll Tim White  
Les vertes collines de la Terre 1979-11-21 Robert A. Heinlein Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5063) 2-266-00817-X   284 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Requiem en Andere Verhalen 1979-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-02725-2   224 pb coll Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Die grünen Hügel der Erde 1980-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23355) 3-442-23355-0 DM 5.80 192 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1980-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library 0-451-09264-3 $1.75 176 pb coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1980-09-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-04756-3 $3.25 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1980-00-00 Robert Heinlein Pan Books 0-330-10679-1 £0.80 189 pb coll Angus McKie  
The Past Through Tomorrow 1981-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-04756-3 $3.25 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow: Vol. 1 1982-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-05463-2 £1.95 320 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
Neue Science-Fiction Geschichten 1982-00-00 ed. Ernst Fuchs (I), Hans Joachim Alpers Tosa 3-85001-097-X   321+
[1]
hc anth Hansjörg Langenfass Checkmark
Die grünen Hügel der Erde 1983-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23355) 3-442-23355-0 DM 5.80 192 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1983-00-00 Robert Heinlein Pan Books 0-330-10679-1 £1.50 189 pb coll Angus McKie Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1987-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65608-2 $3.50 270 pb coll John Melo Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1987-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-65608-2 C$4.50 [9]+
270
pb coll John Melo Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1987-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $4.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
La storia futura 1987-09-28 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1976) 88-04-30302-6 8,000 Lit xi+
366
pb coll Anna Montecroci Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow: Vol. 1 1987-09-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-05463-2 £2.95 320 pb coll Andrew Forrest Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1988-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $4.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
Die Vergangenheit der Zukunft 1988-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4444) 3-453-00464-7 DM 19.80 989+
[2]
pb coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth 1990-04-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen / SFBC #15973-1 $5.98 177 hc coll John Melo Checkmark
Requiem en Andere Verhalen / Galerij der Giganten 1993-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein, Ben Bova Golden Twin 90-225-1672-5 ƒ19.90 218+
236
tp omni Checkmark
La storia futura. Volume 2 1998-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #251)   6,500 Lit 206 pb coll Jacopo Bruno  
The Past Through Tomorrow 2000-06-00 Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-1051-2 $14.98 785 hc coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
Methusalems Kinder 2000-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction #24280) 3-404-24280-7 DM 20.00 1114 pb coll Michael Whelan  
The Green Hills of Earth 2001-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-671-57853-7 $6.99 270 pb coll Patrick Turner Checkmark
The Future History of Robert Heinlein: Volume I 2010-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Virginia Edition (The Virginia Edition #22) 978-1-897350-33-1   xi+
508
hc coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 2014-02-27 Robert A. Heinlein Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-12086-0 £18.99 xv+
793
tp coll Tim White Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 2014-03-27 Robert A. Heinlein Gateway / Orion (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-1-4732-0200-9 £9.49   ebook coll  
The Green Hills of Earth 2014-12-22 Robert A. Heinlein Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11311-4 £2.99   ebook coll  
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $5.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow: Robert A. Heinlein's "Future History" Stories date unknown Robert A. Heinlein G. P. Putnam's Sons     667 hc coll Ben Feder Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $5.50 830 pb coll  
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #Y6381 $1.25 176 pb coll Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03785-1 $2.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-08437-3 $1.50 176 pb coll Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Gene Szafran  
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein G. P. Putnam's Sons 0-399-10620-0 $9.95 667 hc coll Ben Feder  
Tomorrow's Worlds date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books     xiii+
234
hc anth  
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet 0-451-12371-9 $2.50 176 pb coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03178-0 $2.75 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03178-0 $2.75 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03785-1 $2.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #Y6381 $1.25 176 pb coll Gene Szafran Checkmark
The Green Hills of Earth date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Signet / New American Library #T3193 $0.75 176 pb coll Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
View all covers for The Black Pits of Luna (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page)
Copyright (c) 1995-2016 Al von Ruff.
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (04/24/06)