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Title: The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast Title Record # 68283
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1949-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1954Translator not credited.
French La merveilleuse aventure du bébé Hurkle
1973 Dutch De Hurkel Is een Gelukkig Dier
1974Translated by Yoma Cap
German Hurkls sind fröhliche Geschöpfe
1977 French Une si jolie petite bête
1977Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Glückliche Tiere
1978Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian Hurk je sretna zvjerka
1987 Italian L'hurkle è Un Animale Felice

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy, Fall 1949 1949-10-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Mystery House, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Bill Stone Checkmark
The Science Fiction Galaxy 1950-02-00 ed. Groff Conklin Permabooks P67 $0.35 xii+
242
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1950 1950-08-19 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell   $2.95 347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1950 1950-09-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-fiction Library)   $2.95 347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1950 1951-09-00 ed. Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Frederick Fell (Fell's Science-fiction Library)     347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Omnibus 1952-00-00 Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. Dikty Garden City Books   $2.95 314+
344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], No. 9 1954-06-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Mellifont Press Ltd.   1/6 132
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 Emsh Checkmark
Fiction, #7 1954-06-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 132
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 Jean Maroquène Checkmark
A Way Home 1955-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Funk & Wagnalls   $3.50 x+
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Way Home 1956-03-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pyramid Giant G184 $0.35 192
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
A Way Home 1956-03-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pyramid Giant 501 C$0.35 192
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Thunder and Roses 1957-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/6 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Peter Curl Checkmark
A Way Home 1961-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pyramid Books F-673 $0.40 192
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 Robert Engle Checkmark
A Way Home 1968-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pyramid Books X-1739 $0.60 192
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
A Way Home 1969-07-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pyramid Books X-2030 $0.60 192
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 Dennis Hermanson Checkmark
Les chefs-d'œuvre de la science-fiction?Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la science-fiction
1970-04-30 ed. Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth André Béguin Checkmark
The Science Fiction Bestiary 1971-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6172-4 $5.95 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John R. Gibson Checkmark
The Science Fiction Bestiary 1971-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6172-4   256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John R. Gibson Checkmark
First Contact 1971-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books P062N $0.95 219
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 Powers Checkmark
Zoo 2000 1973-00-00 ed. Jane Yolen Seabury Press 0-8164-3103-5 $6.50 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Breslow Checkmark
Zoo 2000 1973-00-00 ed. Jane Yolen Seabury Press 0-8164-3103-5 $7.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Breslow Checkmark
Xanadu 1973-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Meulenhoff (M=SF #65) 90-290-0157-7   327
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 Mati Klarwein Checkmark
The Science Fiction Bestiary 1973-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6172-4   256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John R. Gibson Checkmark
First Contact 1973-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books P062N $0.95 219
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 Powers Checkmark
The Science Fiction Bestiary 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell Laurel 8139 $0.95 251
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.
anth Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
The Science Fiction Bestiary 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell Laurel 8139 $1.25 251
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.
anth Gervasio Gallardo Checkmark
Menschen und andere Ungeheuer 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3378) 3-453-30255-9 DM 2.80 157
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 C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
Futurs d'antan 1974-10-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA (Fiction Spécial #23)   F9.50 255
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".
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Roll of Honor 1975-00-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Random House / BOMC     xvii+
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Sposato Checkmark
Zoo 2000 1975-02-00 ed. Jane Yolen Victor Gollancz 0-575-01923-9 £2.00 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth David Smee Checkmark
La science-fiction 1975-02-00 ed. Marguerite Rochette Larousse (Idéologies et sociétés) 2-03-037003-7   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.
anth Jacques Fortin Checkmark
The Science Fiction Roll of Honor 1975-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Random House 0-394-48677-3 $8.95 xvii+
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Sposato Checkmark
Theodore Sturgeon Reads His Stories 1976-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Alternate World Recordings      
audio LP?Long-playing record (vinyl)
coll Ed Emshwiller  
Zoo 2000 1976-00-00 ed. Jane Yolen Macmillan UK (Topliner Redstar) 0-333-19968-5   142
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 Peter Whiteman Checkmark
Zoo 2000 1977-00-00 ed. Jane Yolen Macmillan UK (Topliner Redstar) 0-333-19968-5   142
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 Peter Whiteman Checkmark
Science-Fiction Magazine, #3 1977-01-00 ed. Jean-Louis Ferrando Les Éditions de France   F8.00 48
tabloid?11" by 16" magazine, usually newsprint, e.g. British Science Fiction Monthly.
mag Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Wiederbelebung 1977-12-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23264) 3-442-23264-3 DM 5.80 252
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
L'homme qui a perdu la mer 1978-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7033) 2-253-02047-8   318
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
A Way Home 1978-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon Jove / HBJ 0-515-04467-9 $1.50 192
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 Checkmark
A Way Home 1978-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon Jove / HBJ 0-515-04467-9 / A4467 C$1.50 192
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 Checkmark
First Contact 1978-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books 0-523-40354-2 $1.50 219
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 Stinson Checkmark
Sirius, #28 1978-10-05 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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
The Eureka Years 1982-06-00 ed. Annette McComas Bantam Books 0-553-20673-7 $3.50 xvii+
348
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 George Jones Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #571) 0-87997-918-6 / UE1918 $3.50 317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 1984-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-918-6 C$3.95 317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Urania #1045 1987-03-29 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1045 3,000 Lit 208
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  
Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-65754-6 $8.95 624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-01-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC 0-316-34941-0   xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown 0-316-34941-0 $22.95 xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / QPBC   $12.95 xix+
1083
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 Bob Eggleton Checkmark
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories 1996-09-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0142-3 $7.98 xvi+
544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Cheryl Knippenburg Checkmark
The Perfect Host, Volume V: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 1998-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-284-4 $27.50 xx+
386
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Hal Robins Checkmark
L'homme qui a perdu la mer 1999-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Les Belles Lettres (Le Cabinet Noir #24) 2-251-77125-5 F49.00 235
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 Rémi Hamoir Checkmark
The Perfect Host 2000-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-360-3 $18.95 xx+
386
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 Michael Dashow Checkmark
Romans et nouvelles 2005-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon Omnibus (France) 2-258-06642-5 €25.00 xi+
1161
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 Georges Rohner Checkmark
The Perfect Host 2013-07-25 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10999-5 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-87997-918-6 $3.50 317
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 Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC     xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
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