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Title: The Shobies' Story Title Record # 58843
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Date: 1990-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Hainish
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1993Translated by Nicoletta Vallorani
Italian La storia degli Shoby
1998 German Die Geschichte der Shobies
2010Translated by Anne-Judith Descombey
French L'histoire des Shobies
2010Translated by Anne-Judith Descombey (2010)
French L'histoire des Shobies [as by Ursula Le Guin]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
3 1991 Locus Best Novelette
Nomination 1991 Nebula Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Universe 1 1990-04-00 ed. Karen Haber, Robert Silverberg Doubleday Foundation 0-385-26771-1 $8.95 xiii+
449
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 Richard Kriegler Checkmark
Universe 1 1990-04-00 ed. Karen Haber, Robert Silverberg Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24812-1 $19.95 xiii+
449
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Kriegler  
Universe 1 1991-04-00 ed. Karen Haber, Robert Silverberg Bantam Spectra (Spectra Special Editions) 0-553-28924-1 $4.95 xiv+
449
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 Richard Kriegler Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-06009-2 $15.95 xxxii+
624
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-06008-4 $27.95 xxxii+
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Best New SF 5 1991-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 1-85487-091-2 £7.99 624
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 Ian Craig Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection 1991-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 18551 $12.98 xxxii+
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Nebula Awards 26 1992-05-00 ed. James Morrow Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-665472-5 $12.95 xv+
332
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 Patrik Ryane Checkmark
Nebula Awards 26 1992-05-00 ed. James Morrow Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-164934-0 $24.95 xv+
332
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Patrik Ryane Checkmark
Supernovæ 1993-10-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-37768-2 35,000 Lit 622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth F. G. Confalonieri  
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 1994-05-00 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPrism     191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 1994-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPrism 0-06-105200-0 $19.99 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kirk Reinert Checkmark
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 1995-04-00 Ursula K. Le Guin The Easton Press (Signed First Editions of Science Fiction)     xv+
191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 1995-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPrism 0-06-105491-7 $4.99 207
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 Kirk Reinert Checkmark
Millemondi Primavera 1996 1996-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #6)   9,000 Lit 318
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 Giuseppe Festino  
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 1996-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 0-575-06324-6 £15.99 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Steve Crisp Checkmark
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 1997-12-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Vista 0-575-60239-2 £5.99 193
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 Steve Crisp  
Ein Fischer des Binnenmeeres 1998-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Edition Phantasia 3-924959-45-5 DM 88.00 217
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Space Opera Renaissance 2006-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-765-30617-4 $39.95 941
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth NASA Checkmark
The Space Opera Renaissance 2006-08-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor / SFBC 1215904 $34.95 941
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth NASA Checkmark
The Space Opera Renaissance 2007-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orb 0-765-30618-2 $24.95 941
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 NASA  
The Space Opera Renaissance 2007-07-10 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 978-1-4668-0825-6 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth NASA  
Pêcheur de la mer intérieure 2010-07-07 Ursula K. Le Guin Souffle du rêve (Exoterre) 978-2-918056-07-2 €19.00 277
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 Clemcrea  
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea 2011-05-26 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-10827-1 £3.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Outer Space, Inner Lands 2012-11-13 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-035-0 $24.00 iv+
333+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth  
Outer Space, Inner Lands 2012-11-27 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-037-4 $14.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth  
Outer Space, Inner Lands 2013-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-035-0 $24.00 iv+
333+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth Checkmark
Outer Space, Inner Lands 2014-07-17 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 978-1-4732-0285-6 £18.99 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Outer Space, Inner Lands 2015-01-08 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 978-1-4732-0286-3 £9.99 352
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 Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-7596-9 $29.99 715+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Don Smith Checkmark
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-7598-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
The Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-11-15 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-8946-1 $59.99 1552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
L'effet Churten 2017-01-00 Ursula Le Guin ActuSF (Hélios #67) 978-2-36629-831-4 €7.90 200
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 Casimir Lee  
Hainish Novels & Stories, Volume Two 2017-09-05 Ursula K. Le Guin The Library of America (The Library of America #297) 978-1-59853-539-6 $40.00 xix+
789
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Hainish Novels & Stories 2017-09-05 Ursula K. Le Guin The Library of America 978-1-59853-537-2 $80.00 xviii+
1095, xix+
789
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2017-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-7597-6 $19.99 715
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.
omni  
The Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin 2017-11-07 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-5344-0471-7 $39.99 1584
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.
omni  
A Fisherman of the Inland Sea date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPrism 0-06-105491-7 $4.99 207
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 Kirk Reinert Checkmark
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