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Title: The Pure Product Title Record # 42540
Author: John Kessel
Date: 1986-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Current Tags: time travel (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1987Translated by Joachim Pente
German Das reine Produkt
2008 Italian Il prodotto puro
2017Translated by Gilson Cesar Cardoso De Sousa
Portuguese O produto puro

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
23 1987 Locus Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, March 1986 1986-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Davis Publications  
$2.00?$: US dollar
196
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazin 29. Folge 1987-05-00 ed. Friedel Wahren Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4405) 3-453-00409-4
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
236
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection 1987-05-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-00710-8
$11.95?$: US dollar
xxi+
602
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 Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection 1987-05-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-00709-4
$19.95?$: US dollar
xxi+
602
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Gutierrez Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 1987-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 0-948164-31-X
£4.95?£: UK pound
615
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 Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction 1987-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 0-948164-50-6
£10.95?£: UK pound
615
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Time Travelers: From Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 1989-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-80935-9
$3.95?$: US dollar
275
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
The Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-5010-5
£8.99?£: UK pound
vii+
672
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 Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-11 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend / Century 0-7126-4861-5
£14.99?£: UK pound
vii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth NASA  
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-07238-4
$27.50?$: US dollar
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 19603
$12.98?$: US dollar
vii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Meeting in Infinity: Allegories & Extrapolations 1992-08-00 John Kessel Arkham House 0-87054-164-1
$20.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
309
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Edvard Munch Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1993-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-08847-7
$15.95?$: US dollar
vii+
672
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 Pure Product 1997-12-00 John Kessel Tor 0-312-86117-6
$24.95?$: US dollar
383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Gazsi Checkmark
Future on Ice 1998-10-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Tor 0-312-86694-1
$24.95?$: US dollar
432
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth The Chopping Block, Inc. Checkmark
The Pure Product 1999-08-00 John Kessel Tor 0-312-86680-1
$14.95?$: US dollar
383
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 Ed Gazsi Checkmark
Future on Ice 2000-01-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Tor 0-312-87296-8
$15.95?$: US dollar
432
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 Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century 2005-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-48190-0    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth David Stevenson Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century 2005-01-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46094-4
$17.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
425+
[3]
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 Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$19.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
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 Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33655-1
$35.00?$: US dollar
xix+
655
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction 2005-02-01 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 1-4299-0385-6
$10.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Mammoth Book of The Best of The Best New SF 2008-03-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 978-1-84529-424-3
£9.99?£: UK pound
xix+
778
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 Mammoth Book of The Best of The Best New SF 2008-03-27 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 978-1-84901-540-0
£9.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Urania #1541 Supplement 2008-12-00 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Mondadori 1541 Supplement
€4.50?€: Euro
330
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 Franco Brambilla  
The Collected Kessel 2012-11-15 John Kessel Baen Books 978-1-61824-932-6
$6.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Clarkesworld Magazine, December 2013 2013-12-00 ed. Neil Clarke Wyrm Publishing      
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Julie Dillon  
As melhores histórias de viagem no tempo: Os contos dos autores mais consagrados da ficção científica 2017-04-04 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Editora Jangada  
R$34.10?R$: Brazilian real
473
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Dark Ride: The Best Short Fiction of John Kessel 2022-05-31 John Kessel Subterranean Press 978-1-64524-058-7
$45.00?$: US dollar
582
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$19.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
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 Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$19.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
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 Checkmark
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-33656-X
$21.95?$: US dollar
xix+
655
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 Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46094-4
$17.95?$: US dollar
xii+
[1]+
425+
[9]
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 David Stevenson Checkmark
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Harry Turtledove Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46094-4
$17.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
425
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 David Stevenson  
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