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  • Publication: The Father-ThingPublication Record # 929132
  • Author: Philip K. Dick
  • Date: 2003-00-00
  • ISBN: 1-85798-881-7 [978-1-85798-881-9]
  • Publisher: Gollancz / Orion
  • Price:
    7.99?: UK pound
  • Pages: xi+376
  • Format:
    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.
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Cover: The Father-Thing (1990) • by Chris Moore
  • Notes: Dated 3rd printing of the 2001 re-issue. Title page:
    • "Volume Three [over] The Collected Short Stories [over] of Philip K. Dick [over] Introduction by John Brunner"
    • Gollancz colophon as imprint.
    Copyright page:
    • "First published in Great Britain in 1999 by [over] Millennium [over] An imprint of Victor Gollancz"
    • "Reissued in 2001 by Gollancz"
    • "Third impression 2003"
    • "Copyright 1987 The Estate of Philip K. Dick"
    • "Introduction 1987 by Brunner Fact & Fiction Ltd."
    • "Entire contents Copyright 1987 by The Estate of Philip K. Dick."
    • "Previously [over] unpublished stories are Copyright 1987 by The Estate of Philip K. Dick."
    • "The excerpt which appears at the beginning of this volume is from a collection [over] of interviews with the author conducted by Paul Williams and published in [over] Only Apparently Real, Arbor House, 1986."
    Back cover:
    • Misspelling in the phrase "...Philip K. Dick's fisrt [sic] novel."
    • "UK 7.99 CAN $12.99"
    • No artist credit.
    The Introduction is signed on p.ix "John Brunner [over] South Petherton [over] England [over] October 1986" A 1-paragraph interview, on unnumbered p.xi is captioned below: " Philip K. Dick in an interview, 1974" No entry on Locus1. Gloss cover. Note: There are at least 4 variations of this coverart, where the text has been moved against the artwork background and relatively to other text - sometimes only slightly.
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Collection Title: The Father-Thing • [The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick • 3] • (1987) • collection by Philip K. Dick

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