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Title: Amanda and the Alien

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Title: Amanda and the Alien Title Record # 58597
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date: 1983-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A high school girl encounters an alien who feeds on humans and takes their appearances.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1989Translated by Pierre K. Rey
French Amanda et l'extraterrestre

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
11 1984 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, May 1983 1983-05-00 ed. Ellen Datlow, Dick Teresi Omni Publications International Ltd. 0149-8711 $2.50 164
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Kazumasa Yamanaka Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #13 1984-08-00 ed. Terry Carr Baen 0-671-55901-X $3.50 384
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 Jannie Wurts Checkmark
Best Science Fiction of the Year 13 1984-12-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-03513-7 £9.95 378
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Best Science Fiction of the Year 13 1984-12-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-03557-9 £4.95 378
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 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
Pavane au fil du temps 1989-06-15 Robert Silverberg J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2631) 2-277-22631-9   350
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Pluto in the Morning Light 1992-05-00 Robert Silverberg Grafton (The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg #1) 0-586-21369-4 £6.99 396
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 John Howe Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg Volume 1: Secret Sharers 1992-11-00 Robert Silverberg Bantam Spectra 0-553-37068-5 $12.50 xv+
546
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 Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Volume 1: Secret Sharers 1992-11-00 Robert Silverberg Bantam Spectra 0-553-08996-X $25.00 xv+
546
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. I. R. Studio, Inc. Checkmark
The Reel Stuff 1998-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books 0-88677-817-4 $5.99 383
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Witpunk 2003-04-00 ed. Marty Halpern, Claude Lalumière Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-256-0 $17.00 344
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 Joel Tippie Checkmark
Cyberfilms 2004-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen ibooks 0-7434-8743-5 $12.95 ix+
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 Dave Seeley Checkmark
This is My Funniest: Leading Science Fiction Writers Present Their Funniest Stories Ever 2006-10-00 ed. Mike Resnick BenBella Books 978-1-932100-95-2 $14.95 427
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 Ralph Voltz Checkmark
The Reel Stuff 2008-06-03 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1098) 978-0-7564-0522-9 $15.00 viii+
456
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  
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg Volume 1 Secret Sharers 2009-11-00 Robert Silverberg Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-307-57306-3 $21.25  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Five: The Palace at Midnight: 1980-82 2010-09-30 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-321-1 $35.00 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Five: The Palace at Midnight: 1980-82 2010-09-30 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-321-1 $65.00 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Palace at Midnight 2011-09-29 Robert Silverberg Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10668-0 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Alien Contact 2011-11-00 ed. Marty Halpern Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-359-5 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth JF Parnell  
Alien Contact 2012-01-00 ed. Marty Halpern Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-281-9 $15.99 491
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 JF Parnell Checkmark
The Palace at Midnight: 1980-82 2013-04-25 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-604-5 $18.95 480
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  
The Palace at Midnight: 1980-82 2013-05-14 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-607-6 $2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Things from Outer Space 2016-10-00 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4767-8166-2 $7.99 554
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 Alan Pollack Checkmark
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