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Title: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank Title Record # 51672
Author: John Varley
Date: 1976-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Eight Worlds
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1978Translated by Roderick van Rhyn
Dutch Rood op de geheugenbank
1978Translated by Pon Ruiter
Dutch Rood staan bij de geheugenbank
1978Translated by Jacques Polanis
French Trou de mémoires
1979Translated by Michel Deutsch
French
Trou de mémoire?Trou de memoire
1980Translated by Joachim Körber. The original English title is stated as 'A Misfortune in the Memory Bank'.
German Ein Missgeschick in der Erinnerungsbank
1981Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Ein Löwe in der Speicherbank
1982Translated by Piotr Kamiński
Polish
Czek in blanco na bank pamięci?Czek in blanco na bank pamieci
1984Translated by Domingo Santos.
Spanish Perdido en el banco de memoria
1988Translated by Marcel Bieger
German Abgespeichert

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
10 1977 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
Galaxy, May 1976 1976-05-00 ed. James Baen UPD Publishing Corporation  
$1.00?$: US dollar
164
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
The 1977 Annual World's Best SF 1977-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #240) 0-87997-297-1 / UE1297
$1.75?$: US dollar
280
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The 1977 Annual World's Best SF 1977-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-297-1 / UE1297
C$1.75?C$: Canadian dollar
280
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The 1977 Annual World's Best SF 1977-09-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 3148
$2.49?$: US dollar
279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard V. Corben Checkmark
Retrograde zomer 1978-00-00 John Varley Meulenhoff (M=SF #138) 90-290-0569-6   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.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Schijn van leven 1978-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Het Spectrum (Prisma #1840) 90-274-0969-2   226
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 John Verberk Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1978-07-00 John Varley The Dial Press/James Wade / SFBC 3441
$3.50?$: US dollar
xiv+
272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1978-07-00 John Varley The Dial Press/James Wade (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-8037-6866-4
$9.95?$: US dollar
xv+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Futurs (1ère série), #3 1978-09-00 ed. Pierre Delmotte Futurs Presse Éditions  
F12.00?F: French frank
114
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
mag Moebius  
In the Hall of the Martian Kings 1978-09-00 John Varley Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98504-6
£5.50?£: UK pound
xvii+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Hall of the Martian Kings 1978-10-00 John Varley Orbit / Futura (Quantum Science Fiction) 0-7088-8036-3
£1.10?£: UK pound
xv+
316
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 Tony Roberts (artist) Checkmark
Persistance de la vision 1979-04-17 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#277)
    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.
coll
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
 
The Persistence of Vision 1979-08-00 John Varley Dell (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-440-17311-6
$2.25?$: US dollar
xv+
316
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1979-08-00 John Varley Dell (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-440-17311-6
C$2.25?C$: Canadian dollar
xv+
316
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The World's Best SF. 4 1979-11-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim Dennis Dobson 0-234-72168-5
£5.25?£: UK pound
280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press 0-87223-568-8
$10.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
465
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Galaxy: The Best of My Years 1980-05-00 ed. James Baen Ace Books 0-441-27296-7
$2.25?$: US dollar
306
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 Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1980-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Press / SFBC 3888
$6.98?$: US dollar
xv+
481
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tommy Soloski Checkmark
SF Perry Rhodan Magazin, 11/80 1980-11-00 ed. Walter A. Fuchs, Helmut G. Gabriel Pabel SFPRM1180
DM 3.50?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
72
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag David Jackson Checkmark
Van Jules Verne tot Isaac Asimov: De vijftig beste science fiction-verhalen 1981-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Publiboek / Baart 90-6513-003-9   467
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Quantum Special 2 1981-03-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Quantum Special #2) 0-283-98585-2
£8.95?£: UK pound
414+
xvii+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Galaxy: Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction 1981-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Wideview Books 0-87223-647-1
$7.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
465
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 Tommy Soloski Checkmark
Mehr Voraussichten 1981-07-00 John Varley Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23382) 3-442-23382-8
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
125
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
Jürgen F. Rogner?Juergen F. Rogner
Checkmark
Galaxy: Volume 2 1981-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander, Frederik Pohl Playboy Paperbacks 0-87216-926-X
$2.50?$: US dollar
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 Checkmark
Fantastyka 1'82 1982-00-00 ed. Adam Hollanek
Krajowe Wydawnictwo Czasopism "Prasa-Książka-Ruch"?Krajowe Wydawnictwo Czasopism "Prasa-Ksiazka-Ruch"
35839
zł 50.00?zł: Polish zloty
66
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Jerzy Wróblewski Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Six 1982-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-788-4 / UE1788
$2.50?$: US dollar
280
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 Bernal Checkmark
La persistencia de la visión 1984-00-00 John Varley Martínez Roca (Super Ficción (1ª época) #88) 84-270-0848-1   173
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 Salinas Blanch  
The Persistence of Vision 1984-11-00 John Varley Berkley Books 0-425-07300-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
288
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 James Warhola Checkmark
Persistance de la vision 1985-01-17 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#277)
2-207-30277-6   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.
coll
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
 
La persistencia de la visión 1986-00-00 John Varley Orbis (Biblioteca de Ciencia Ficción #26) 84-7634-306-X   256
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  
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband zum Jubiläumsjahr 1988 1988-03-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4477) 3-453-01007-8
DM 12.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
607
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1988-04-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-66221-8
$3.95?$: US dollar
xv+
288
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 James Warhola Checkmark
Simulations: 15 Tales of Virtual Reality 1993-04-00 ed. Karie Jacobson Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1406-X
$9.95?$: US dollar
xx+
275
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
Visions of Wonder: The Science Fiction Research Association Anthology 1996-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Milton T. Wolf Tor 0-312-85287-8
$24.95?$: US dollar
798
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 John Berkey Checkmark
Visions of Wonder: The Science Fiction Research Association Anthology 1996-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Milton T. Wolf Tor 0-312-86224-5
$35.00?$: US dollar
798
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
Persistance de la vision 2000-09-14 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(Folio SF #17)
2-07-041592-9   510
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 Ellen Martorelli  
The John Varley Reader 2004-09-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-01195-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
ix+
532
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 Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer Checkmark
The John Varley Reader 2004-10-00 John Varley Ace Books / SFBC 0-7394-4671-1 / 1173161
$12.99?$: US dollar
532
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer Checkmark
The John Varley Reader 2020-09-22 John Varley Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-6341-8
$11.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The John Varley Reader date unknown John Varley Ace Books 978-1-4406-2512-1
$20.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer  
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