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Title: A Different Drummer Title Record # 1330313
Author: William Melvin Kelley
Date: 1962-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: SFE
Language: English
Note: (A) "sf fable telling of Black history in an imaginary town in an imagined southern state of the USA" (SFE3)
Synopsis: Set in a backwater Southern town, this is the story of Tucker Caliban, a quiet, determined descendant of a magnificent African chief brought to America in chains. One day, for no apparent reason, Tucker salts his fields, burns down his house, kills his livestock, and heads, with his wife and child, for parts unknown an act that sets off an unexpected mass exodus of the state's entire black population.
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Year Language Title
2019Translated by Dirk van Gunsteren
German Ein anderer Takt

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
A Different Drummer 1962-00-00 William Melvin Kelley Doubleday     223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
A Different Drummer 1964-03-00 William Melvin Kelley Bantam Books H2740
$0.60?$: US dollar
182
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.
novel  
A Different Drummer 1969-00-00 William Melvin Kelley Anchor Books A268   200
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.
novel  
A Different Drummer 1989-00-00 William Melvin Kelley Anchor Books 0-385-41390-4
$12.00?$: US dollar
xxxii+
205
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.
novel Aaron Douglas Checkmark
A Different Drummer 1990-06-00 William Melvin Kelley Anchor Books 0-385-41390-4
$8.95?$: US dollar
xxxii+
205
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.
novel Aaron Douglas  
Ein anderer Takt 2019-09-04 William Melvin Kelley Hoffmann und Campe 978-3-455-00626-1
22.00?: Euro
299
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Ein anderer Takt 2020-09-02 William Melvin Kelley Hoffmann und Campe 978-3-455-00981-1
18.00?: Euro
299
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.
novel  
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