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Title: Lollipop and the Tar Baby

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Title: Lollipop and the Tar Baby Title Record # 57809
Author: John Varley
Date: 1977-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Eight Worlds
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1980Translated by J. Verheydt and H. M. Verheydt
Dutch De 'lollipop' en het zwarte gat
1982Translated by Jean Bonnefoy
French Sucre d'orge et bébé noir
1988Translated by either Veikko Rekunen, Tapani Ronni, Jorma-Veikko Sappinen, Seppo Sipilä, or Leena Peltonen
Finnish Namu ja Tervapöpö

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Orbit 19 1977-07-00 ed. Damon Knight Harper & Row 0-06-012431-8
$9.95?$: US dollar
262
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Orbit 19 1978-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Harper & Row / SFBC 2048
$1.98?$: US dollar
217
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #7 1978-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27338-9
$1.95?$: US dollar
xii+
365
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 Best Science Fiction of the Year #7 1978-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27338-9
C$1.95?C$: Canadian dollar
xii+
365
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
Best Science Fiction of the Year 7 1978-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz (Gollancz SF Series (4)) 0-575-02523-9
£5.50?£: UK pound
x+
357
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
De schroefvliegen 1980-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Het Spectrum (Prisma #1909) 90-274-1037-2   392
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 Barbie Murders 1980-09-00 John Varley Berkley Books 0-425-04580-3
$2.25?$: US dollar
260
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 David Plourde Checkmark
Les mannequins 1982-05-00 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#342)
2-207-30342-X   345
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 Barbie Murders 1983-02-00 John Varley Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8097-5
£1.95?£: UK pound
260
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 Checkmark
Picnic on Nearside 1984-08-00 John Varley Berkley Books 0-425-07120-0
$2.95?$: US dollar
260
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Barbie Murders 1986-00-00 John Varley Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8097-5
£2.50?£: UK pound
260
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 Checkmark
Blue Champagne 1986-01-00 John Varley Dark Harvest 0-913165-09-3
$18.00?$: US dollar
400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Todd Cameron Hamilton Checkmark
Blue Champagne 1986-01-00 John Varley Dark Harvest 0-913165-08-5
$45.00?$: US dollar
400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Todd Cameron Hamilton Checkmark
Worlds Apart: An Anthology of Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction and Fantasy 1986-07-00 ed. Camilla Decarnin, Eric Garber, Lyn Paleo Alyson 0-932870-87-2
$7.95?$: US dollar
294
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 George Barr Checkmark
Blue Champagne 1986-11-00 John Varley Berkley Books 0-425-09336-0
$2.95?$: US dollar
290
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 Todd Cameron Hamilton Checkmark
Blue Champagne 1987-09-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-06868-5
$3.95?$: US dollar
290
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 Todd Cameron Hamilton Checkmark
Ensimmäinen yhteys: tieteisnovelleja 1988-00-00 ed. Jyrki Ijäs Pirkanmaan Kirjapaino (Tieteissarja #1) 951-99942-9-7   367
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
Kari T. Leppänen?Kari T. Leppaenen
Kari T. Leppanen
 
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1993-10-00 ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8
$27.50?$: US dollar
869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell Checkmark
Worlds Apart: An Anthology of Lesbian and Gay Science Fiction and Fantasy 1994-03-00 ed. Camilla Decarnin, Eric Garber, Lyn Paleo AlyCat Books / Alyson Publications 1-55583-600-3
$5.95?$: US dollar
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 George Barr Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 1999-06-00 ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0
$36.60?$: US dollar
870
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 Dale O'Dell  
Good-Bye, Robinson Crusoe and Other Stories 2013-04-00 John Varley Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-528-4
$45.00?$: US dollar
338
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Vincent Chong Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8
$27.50?$: US dollar
869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell  
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-97241-0   869
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 Dale O'Dell Checkmark
The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction, 1960-1990 date unknown ed. Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin W. W. Norton & Company 0-393-03546-8
$27.50?$: US dollar
869
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Dale O'Dell  
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