Title: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

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Title: The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas ISFDB Title Record # 58836
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Year: 1973
Type: SHORTFICTION
Storylen: shortstory
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” © 1975, 2003 by Ursula K. Le Guin. First appeared in New Dimensions 3, edited by Robert Silverberg (Doubleday: New York). Reprinted by permission of the author and the author's agents, the Virginia Kidd Agency, Inc. (source: The copyright acknowledgments page from The Secret History of Science Fiction)
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Awards:

Place Year and Award Category
1 1974 Hugo Best Short Story
6 1974 Locus Best Short Fiction

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Dimensions 3 Oct 1973 ed. Robert Silverberg Nelson Doubleday / SFBC #5889 $1.49 vii+
212
hc anth Dennis Anderson Checkmark
New Dimensions III Feb 1974 ed. Robert Silverberg Signet / New American Library #Q5805 $0.95 vii+
183
pb anth Charles Moll Checkmark
New Dimensions III Feb 1974 ed. Robert Silverberg Signet #Q5805 C$0.95 vii+
183
pb anth Charles Moll Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 Jul 1974 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24063-4 $1.50 xi+
368
pb anth Larry Sutton Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 Jul 1974 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24063-4 C$1.50 xi+
368
pb anth Larry Sutton Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1975 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4 $8.95 303 hc coll Patricia Voehl  
La frontière avenir 1975 ed. Henry-Luc Planchat Seghers (Constellations)     286 tp anth Jackie Paternoster Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Mar 1976 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row / SFBC #1901 $2.49 246 hc coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #3 Jun 1976 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-25015-X $1.95 xi+
368
pb anth Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Oct 1976 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 277+
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pb coll Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Feb 1977 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 278 pb coll Pauline Ellison Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three Aug 1977 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-12218-7 $12.50 xvi+
603
hc anth Robert Jay Silverman  
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction : Ursula Le Guin Dec 1977 Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-00490-5   381 pb coll C. Broutin Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three Dec 1977 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC #1845 $4.50 xvi+
603
hc anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Volume II May 1978 Ursula K. Le Guin Panther / Granada 0-586-04622-4 £0.75 138 pb coll Peter Gudynas Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1978 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4   303 hc coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
Im Grenzland der Sonne 1978 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3592) 3-453-30498-5 DM 4.80 223 pb anth Blair Wilkins Checkmark
Galaktika 30: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia 1978 ed. Kuczka Péter Kozmosz KönyvekQuestion mark #IF 3317 - e - 7880 Ft 12 127 pb anth Rudolf Hausner Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror Jun 1979 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53634-X $14.95 xvi+
473
hc anth Virgil Finlay  
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror Jun 1979 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53635-8 $8.95 xvi+
473
tp anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
The Hugo Winners: Volume 3, Book 2 Jul 1979 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24045-2 $1.95 352 pb anth Attila Hejja Checkmark
The Best of New Dimensions Nov 1979 ed. Robert Silverberg Pocket Books 0-671-82976-9 $2.50 xiv+
333
pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Best of New Dimensions Nov 1979 ed. Robert Silverberg Pocket Books 0-671-82976-9 C$2.75 xiv+
333
pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three, Part Three: 1974-1975 1979 ed. Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson     209 hc anth  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Volume II 1980 Ursula K. Le Guin Granada 0-586-04623-2 £0.95 138 pb coll Peter Gudynas Checkmark
Die zwölf Striche der Windrose 1980 Ursula K. Le Guin Nymphenburger 3-485-00391-3 DM 29.80 375+
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hc coll Maxfield Parrish Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Mar 1981 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-20132-8   277 pb coll  
Anthologie de la littérature de Science-Fiction Oct 1981 ed. Jacques Sadoul Editions Ramsay 2-85956-231-1   670 hc anth Tibor Csernus Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame Oct 1983 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2 $16.95 431 hc anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
Die zwölf Striche der Windrose Oct 1983 Ursula K. Le Guin Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #25) 3-453-30964-2 DM 7.80 334 pb coll Karel Thole Checkmark
Black Water: The Anthology of Fantastic Literature 1983 ed. Alberto Manguel Picador 0-330-28141-0 £4.95 xix+
967
tp anth  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Sep 1987 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-091434-3 $6.95 303 tp coll  
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats Jun 1988 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9 £4.95 431 tp anth Christos Achilleos Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Nov 1989 Ursula K. Le Guin VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #37) 0-575-04607-4 £3.99 xiv+
303
pb coll Brian Waugh Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats Jul 1990 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9 £4.99 431 tp anth Christos Achilleos  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Apr 1991 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100162-7 $4.50 383 pb coll Danilo Ducak Checkmark
The Lathe of Heaven / The Dispossessed / The Wind's Twelve Quarters Jun 1991 Ursula K. Le Guin Book-of-the-Month Club   $17.95 848 hc omni David Shannon  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1991 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-091434-3 $10.00 303 tp coll  
La science-fiction 1991 ed. Karl Canvat Didier Hatier 2-87088-732-9   48 tp anth Checkmark
The Lathe of Heaven / The Dispossessed / The Wind's Twelve Quarters Feb 1992 Ursula K. Le Guin Book-of-the-Month Club   $11.95 848 tp omni David Shannon  
Паразиты мозга / Мемо / Те, кто уходит из ОмеласаQuestion mark 1993 Colin Wilson, André Ruellan, Ursula Le Guin Эль-ФаQuestion mark (FATUM - ФантастикаQuestion mark #3) 5-88195-031-3   352 hc omni M. M. Gorlov  
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (revised) Nov 1994 ed. Leonard Wolf Newmarket Press 1-55704-214-4 $16.00 viii+
343
tp anth  
Treasures of Fantasy Jun 1997 ed. Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman HarperPrism 0-06-105327-9 $14.00 x+
401
tp anth Paul Youll Checkmark
The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century Oct 1998 ed. Martin H. Greenberg NewStar Publishing 0-7871-1680-7     audio cassette anth  
Mistresses of the Dark: 25 Macabre Tales by Master Storytellers 1998 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Denise Little, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-1002-3 $9.98 xii+
543
hc anth Tom McKeveny Checkmark
Treasures of Fantasy Sep 1999 ed. Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman HarperPrism 0-06-105630-8 $6.99 x+
559
pb anth Checkmark
Treasures of Fantasy Sep 1999 ed. Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman HarperPrism 0-06-105630-8 $6.50 x+
559
pb anth Paul Youll  
The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century Dec 1999 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Phoenix Audio   $11.95   digital audio download anth  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Oct 2000 Ursula Le Guin Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07139-7 £9.99 xiv+
303
tp coll Checkmark
Une histoire de la science-fiction - 3: 1958-1981: L'expansion Oct 2000 ed. Jacques Sadoul Librio (Librio #404) 2-290-30741-6 F10.00 126 tp anth Bernard Bitler Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century Nov 2001 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century Dec 2001 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books / SFBC #11613 $12.50 x+
422
hc anth Pyrographx  
I dodici punti cardinali Feb 2004 Ursula K. Le Guin Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #183) 88-429-1298-0 € 16.00 294 hc coll  
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century Mar 2004 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $14.00 422 tp anth Pyrographx Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Dec 2004 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial / HarperCollins 0-06-091434-3 $13.95 303 tp coll  
Great Fantasy 2004 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg W. H. Smith 1-84529-106-9 £4.99 431 tp anth Julek Heller Checkmark
American Short Stories Oct 2007 ed. Bert Hitchcock, Margaret Kouidis Pearson Longman 0-321-48489-4   768 tp anth  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Apr 2009 Ursula K. Le Guin Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6236-9 $22.95   hc coll  
The Secret History of Science Fiction Oct 2009 ed. James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-93-3 $14.95 380 tp anth Digital Vision Ltd. Checkmark
Backpack Literature 2010 ed. Dana Gioia, X. J. Kennedy Longman 978-0-205-72758-2   1210 tp anth Edward Hopper  
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories Jan 2011 ed. John Joseph Adams Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-221-5 $15.99 [8]+
481+
[7]
tp anth Cody Tilson Checkmark
Outer Space, Inner Lands Nov 2012 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-035-0 $24.00 iv+
333+
[6]
hc coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth  
Outer Space, Inner Lands Nov 2012 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-037-4 $14.95   ebook coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth  
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories: Second Edition Dec 2012 ed. John Joseph Adams Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-454-7 $16.99 525 tp anth Cody Tilson  
Outer Space, Inner Lands 2013 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-035-0 $24.00 iv+
333+
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hc coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth Checkmark
Outer Space, Inner Lands Jul 2014 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 978-1-4732-0285-6 £18.99 352 hc coll  
Outer Space, Inner Lands Jan 2015 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 978-1-4732-0286-3 £9.99 352 tp coll  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose Aug 2015 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0576-5 £9.99 xx+
561
tp omni Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Aug 2015 Ursula K. Le Guin Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1436-1 £4.99   ebook coll  
The Fantasy Hall of Fame date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2 $16.95 431 hc anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC #01845 $5.98 xvi+
603
hc anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 277 pb coll Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $16.00 x+
422
tp anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Etoiles des profondeurs date unknown Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-04519-9   386 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark

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