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Title: "In a Good Cause—" Title Record # 63773
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1951-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1951 Ideals Die Hard
Year Language Title
1956Translated by Walter Ernsting.
German Der Zweck heiligt die Mittel
1964 Dutch Voor een Goede Zaak
1964 Italian In una buona causa
1970Translated by Simone Hilling
French En une juste cause
1971 Italian Per una buona causa
1973Translation by Eva Sander. DO NOT MERGE this record with the same title used to translate another Asimov story ("The C-Chute") in 1958.
German Die Geschichte eines Helden
1977Translator: Nikola Popović
Croatian Za dobru stvar
2009Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish "En una buena causa ..."

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Tales of Space and Time 1951-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Henry Holt   $3.50 xiii+
294
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lawrence H. Hoffman Checkmark
New Tales of Space and Time 1952-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healey Weidenfeld & Nicolson (Science Fiction Shelf)   10/6 279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
New Tales of Space and Time 1952-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Pocket Books 908 $0.25 xiii+
273
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 Charles Frank Checkmark
New Tales of Space and Time 1953-02-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Pocket Books 908 $0.25 xiii+
273
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 Charles Frank Checkmark
New Tales of Space and Time 1953-04-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Pocket Books 908 C$0.25 xiii+
273
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 Charles Frank Checkmark
Utopia Science Fiction Magazin, #4 1956-10-00 ed. Walter Ernsting Pabel   DM 1.50 128
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karl Stephan Checkmark
Authentic Science Fiction, #78 (March) 1957 1957-03-00 ed. E. C. Tubb Hamilton & Co.   2/- 128
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.
mag Kirby Checkmark
New Tales of Space and Time 1958-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Cardinal / Pocket Books C-319 $0.35 xiii+
273
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
New Tales of Space and Time 1958-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Cardinal / Pocket Books C-319 C$0.35 xiii+
273
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 Paul Lehr  
New Tales of Space and Time 1959-07-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy Cardinal / Pocket Books C-319 C$0.35 xiii+
273
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Science Fiction Verhalen 3 1964-00-00 Isaac Asimov Het Spectrum (Prisma #1019) 1019 ƒ1.50 183
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Dodici volte domani 1964-02-15 Isaac Asimov Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #4)   1,400 Lit 423
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 Duccio Alessandri Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1969-00-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $5.95 343
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Amelia S. Edwards  
Nightfall and Other Stories 1969-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC (Doubleday Science Fiction) 2099 $1.69 343
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Amelia S. Edwards Checkmark
Dodici volte domani 1970-00-00 Isaac Asimov Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #4)     423
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Duccio Alessandri Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1970-06-25 Isaac Asimov Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-157-6 35/- 344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
L'amour, vous connaissez ? 1970-07-25 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #125)     251
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 Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1970-11-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1486 $0.95 350
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 Checkmark
Urania #569 1971-06-27 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 569 300 Lit 168
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Nightfall Two 1971-10-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03537-0 £0.30 192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
Nightfall Two 1972-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03657-1 £0.30 192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
Nightfall Two 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03657-1 £0.30 192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
Der Todeskanal 1973-04-13 Isaac Asimov Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #209) TTB209 DM 2.80 158
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 Rita Mühlbauer , Hanno Rink Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1977-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23188-7 $1.75 350
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 Checkmark
Sirius, #14 1977-08-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   10 din. 148
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.
mag Checkmark
Nightfall Two 1978-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03657-1   192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
Antologia Personale. Volume primo 1978-10-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar) 15755-2 2,250 Lit 304
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 Karel Thole  
L'amour, vous connaissez ? 1979-11-05 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #125)     251
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Orion's Sword 1980-06-00 ed. Reginald Bretnor Ace Books 0-441-25972-3 $2.50 324
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Nightfall Two 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03657-1 £1.25 192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
Der Todeskanal 1982-11-00 Isaac Asimov Moewig (Utopia Classics #47) UC47 DM 5.80 160
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 Nikolai Lutohin Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1984-12-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31091-8 $3.50 350
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Nightfall Two 1985-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03657-1 £1.95 192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov 1987-00-00 Isaac Asimov Avenel Books 0-517-64375-8 $8.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Antologia Personale. Volume primo 1987-07-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1996) 88-04-30471-5   304
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 Anna Montecroci  
Orion's Sword 1989-02-00 ed. Reginald Bretnor Baen 0-671-69807-9 $3.50 311
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41606-7 $22.95 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $12.95 viii+
614
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 Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1991-03-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907 $10.98 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1991-07-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-21255-8 £4.99 445
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 Chris Foss  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1993-03-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224139-0 £15.99 614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Chris Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume Two 1995-01-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-648016-0 £5.99 464
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 Chris Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume Two 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov Voyager 0-00-648016-0 £6.99 464
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Cuentos completos I 2010-09-00 Isaac Asimov Zeta (Zeta - Nova #48) 978-84-9872-258-1   816
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 Oscar Chichoni Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $17.95 viii+
614
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  
Nightfall and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1486 $0.95 350
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  
Nightfall and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P1969 $1.25 350
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 Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23672-2 $1.95 350
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 Checkmark
Nightfall Two date unknown Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03537-0 £0.50 192
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 Ken Sequin Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Broadway Books 0-385-41627-X $22.00 viii+
614
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  
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