Title: Searchlight

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Title: Searchlight Title Record # 58516
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Date: 1962-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Future History
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: ''Searchlight'' was originally written in 1962 as part of an advertisement for Hoffman Electronics' (Wikipedia). First published in the magazine Scientific American, August 1962.
Synopsis: "Searchlight" is a very short science fiction story by Robert A. Heinlein about a little blind girl whose spaceship crashes on the Moon. The search for her takes advantage of her prodigious musical ability to locate her.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1971 Italian Luce nelle tenebre
1972 German Scheinwerfer
1977 Croatian Laser u e-molu [as by Robert Heinlein]
1979 Dutch Zoeklicht
1988 German Suchscheinwerfer
1988 Italian Luce musicale

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein 1966-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books #F-375 $0.40 189 pb coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
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 Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein 1969-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books #91501 $0.60 189 pb coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Worlds of Robert Heinlein 1970-07-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-00555-0 0.25 127 pb coll Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Galassia #145 1971-07-01 ed. Vittorio Curtoni, Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna #145 350 Lit 132 digest mag Franco Lastraioli  
Welten 1972-01-00 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3277) #3277 DM 2.80 142 pb coll Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Worlds of Robert Heinlein 1972-04-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library #2697 0.25 127 pb coll Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein 1972-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books #91502 $0.95 219 pb coll Ed Valigursky 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
The Worlds of Robert Heinlein 1975-04-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-02232-3 127 pb coll Bruce Pennington  
Sirius, #11 1977-05-05 ed. Borivoj JurkovićQuestion mark Vjesnik   10 din. 148 pb mag Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
The Worlds of Robert Heinlein 1978-11-00 Robert Heinlein New English Library 0-450-04241-3 0.75 127 pb coll Bruce Pennington 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
The Past Through Tomorrow: Vol. 2 1979-11-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-04005-4 1.50 347 pb coll Tim White Checkmark
Welten 1979-12-00 Robert A. Heinlein Pabel (Utopia Classics #12) #UC12 DM 4.80 160 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1980-09-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-04756-3 $3.25 830 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1980-10-00 Robert A. Heinlein Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-11916-1 $12.95 582 hc coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1981-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21883-0 $8.95 582 tp coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1981-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-04756-3 $3.25 830 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1982-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21888-1 $3.50 582 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1982-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21888-1 $3.50 582 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1983-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21888-1 $3.95 582 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1983-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21889-X $3.95 582 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1985-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21890-3 $3.95 582 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1986-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21891-1 $4.95 582 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow 1987-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $4.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow: Vol. 2 1987-09-00 Robert A. Heinlein New English Library 0-450-04005-4 2.95 347 pb coll Andrew Forrest 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
La storia futura: ancora pi lontano 1988-02-26 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #2011) 88-04-30777-3 9,000 Lit xiv+
412
pb coll Karel Thole  
The Past Through Tomorrow 1988-05-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $4.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe 1991-08-00 Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21891-1 $5.50 582 pb coll Checkmark
Science Fiction I 1991-10-00 ed. Hlne Auffret-Bouc Hatier (Lire en V.O. #10) 2-218-03609-6   vii+
119
tp anth Checkmark
Requiem en Andere Verhalen / Galerij der Giganten 1993-00-00 Robert A. Heinlein, Ben Bova Golden Twin 90-225-1672-5 19.90 218+
236
tp omni Checkmark
La storia futura. Volume 3 1999-03-00 Robert A. Heinlein Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #264)   6,500 Lit 238 pb coll Luca Michelucci  
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 Lbbe (Bastei Lbbe Science Fiction #24280) 3-404-24280-7 DM 20.00 1114 pb coll Michael Whelan  
Expanded Universe 2005-07-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-7434-9915-8 $7.99 705 pb coll Stephen Hickman Checkmark
Expanded Universe 2007-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein Baen 0-7434-9915-8 $7.99 705 pb coll Stephen Hickman 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
Expanded Universe 2010-02-00 Robert A. Heinlein The Virginia Edition (The Virginia Edition #31) 978-1-897350-44-7   532 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  
Suchscheinwerfer 2015-05-11 Robert A. Heinlein Heyne 978-3-641-16979-4 0.00 11 ebook chap Checkmark
Expanded Universe date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21883-0 $8.95 582 tp coll  
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 $5.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-65304-9 $5.50 830 pb coll  
The Past Through Tomorrow date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03785-1 $2.95 830 pb coll Checkmark
Expanded Universe date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21888-1 $3.50 582 pb coll Checkmark
The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books #91503 $1.25 219 pb coll Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Expanded Universe date unknown Robert A. Heinlein Ace Books 0-441-21891-1 $4.95 582 pb coll Checkmark
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  
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 0-425-03178-0 $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
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