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Title: Check and Checkmate Title Record # 92909
Author: Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Date: 1953-01-00
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: In a world in which the Cold War never ended, American president John Smith XVI dares to re-open contact with the East after forty years of Big Silence. A comedy of masks ensues, with unexpected results. From the author of A Canticle for Leibowitz, this classic tale from the pulps originally appeared in 1953.
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If, January 1953 1953-01-00 ed. James L. Quinn Quinn Publishing Company, Inc.; Buffalo, NY   $0.35 124
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".
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Check and Checkmate: A Science Fiction Satire 2010-06-09 Walter M. Miller World Science Fiction Classics 978-1-4344-0939-3 $2.99 32
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.
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Check and Checkmate 2010-06-16 Walter M. Miller Project Gutenberg 32837    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
Check and Checkmate 2010-09-19 Walter M. Miller General Books 978-1-153-65326-8 3.18 22
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.
Check and Checkmate 2011-07-01 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Aegypan 978-1-4638-9842-7 $14.95 42
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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