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Title: Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets

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Title: Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets Title Record # 95224
Author: Jack Finney
Date: 1956-10-26
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A man climbs onto his balcony to retrieve a piece of paper (which contains work he's been neglecting the rest of his life for, in search of a promotion), and gets inadvertently trapped on the ledge.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1962Translated by C. A. Kollau
Dutch In de Zakken van het Lijk
1977 Italian Il contenuto delle tasche del morto

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Collier's, October 26, 1956 1956-10-26 ed. Editors of Collier's        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
The Third Level 1957-00-00 Jack Finney Rinehart   $3.00 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ben Feder  
The Third Level 1957-12-00 Jack Finney Rinehart / SFBC   $1.15 188
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ben Feder Checkmark
The Clock of Time 1958-00-00 Jack Finney Eyre & Spottiswoode   13/6 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Pan Book of Horror Stories 1959-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books (Pan Giant) X45 3/6 317
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  
The Third Level 1959-03-00 Jack Finney Dell D274 $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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Clock of Time 1960-01-00 Jack Finney The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 42 5/6 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Clock of Time 1961-00-00 Jack Finney Panther 1193 2/6 156
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  
Griezelverhalen 2 1962-00-00 ed. A. Kolsteren Het Spectrum (Prisma #775) 775   189
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 R. van Giffen Checkmark
Striking Terror: A Selection of Great Horror Stories 1963-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Arthur Barker   15/- 204
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Stories of Suspense 1963-09-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic Book Services T487 $0.45 iii+
220
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 Irv Docktor Checkmark
The First Pan Book of Horror Stories 1966-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Fawcett Gold Medal d1693 $0.50 254
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 Checkmark
Night in Funland and Other Stories from Literary Cavalcade 1968-02-00 ed. Jerome Brondfield Scholastic Book Services TK1056 $0.75 238
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 Margaret Howlett Checkmark
Stories of Suspense 1969-03-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic T487 $0.60 220
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 Irv Docktor Checkmark
Night in Funland and Other Stories from Literary Cavalcade 1969-12-00 ed. Jerome Brondfield Scholastic Book Services TK1056 $0.75 238
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 Margaret Howlett Checkmark
Night in Funland and Other Stories from Literary Cavalcade 1970-02-00 ed. Jerome Brondfield Scholastic Book Services TK1056 $0.75 238
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  
Stories of Suspense 1972-00-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic T487 $0.75 iii+
220
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 Irv Docktor  
Stories of Suspense 1975-00-00 ed. Mary E. MacEwen Scholastic Book Services T487    
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Horror 24 storie di incubi e paure 1977-04-00 ed. Francesco Franconeri Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) 13994 6,500 Lit 446
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
The First Pan Book of Horror Stories 1980-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10045-9 1.25 317
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 Checkmark
Sinister, Strange, and Supernatural 1980-10-00 ed. Helen Hoke Elsevier / Nelson Books 0-525-66703-2 $7.95 160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Pan Book of Horror Stories 2010-10-01 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 978-0-330-51868-0 7.99 xv+
296
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  
The Clock of Time 2012-11-30 Jack Finney Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-09319-5 2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Pan Book of Horror Stories 2016-05-05 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 978-1-5098-2889-0 14.99 320
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  
The Pan Book of Horror Stories 2017-09-07 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books (Pan 70) 978-1-5098-6010-4 7.00 320
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 Pan Macmillan Art Department  
The Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books (Pan Giant) X45   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 Checkmark
The First Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10045-9 317
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  
The First Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10045-9 0.30 317
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  
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