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Title: Second Skin Title Record # 68524
Author: Paul J. McAuley
Date: 1997-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: The Quiet War
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1997 Second Skin [as by Paul McAuley]
Year Language Title
2009Translated by Piero Anselmi
Italian Seconda pelle

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
14 1998 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
Asimov's Science Fiction, April 1997 1997-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Dell Magazines  
$2.95?$: 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 Michael Carroll Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection 1998-06-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-19033-6
$17.95?$: US dollar
lxii+
623
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 Foster (artist) Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection 1998-06-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-18779-3
$29.95?$: US dollar
lxii+
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Foster (artist) Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection 1998-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 18485
$14.98?$: US dollar
lxii+
623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Foster (artist) Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction: 11th Annual Collection 1998-10-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Robinson 1-85487-599-X
8.99?: UK pound
lxvi+
668
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 Phil Marritt Checkmark
Future War 1999-08-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-00639-6
$5.99?$: US dollar
x+
261
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Solar System 1999-12-00 ed. Gardner Dozois, Sheila Williams Ace Books 0-441-00698-1
$6.50?$: US dollar
x+
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.
anth Danilo Ducak 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  
Il meglio della SF / II. L'Olimpo dei classici moderni 2009-11-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #49)  
7.50?: Euro
718
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 Victor Togliani  
Stories from the Quiet War 2012-12-05 Paul McAuley Amazon Digital Services  
$0.99?$: US dollar
188
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Michael Marshall Smith  
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection 2013-00-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 978-0-312-20753-3
$17.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth John Foster (artist)  
A Very British History 2013-04-00 Paul McAuley PS Publishing 978-1-84863-597-5
59.99?: UK pound
vi+
435
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns  
A Very British History 2013-04-00 Paul McAuley PS Publishing 978-1-84863-596-8
24.99?: UK pound
vii+
435
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Future War 2013-06-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-185-6
$4.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
A Very British History: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Paul McAuley, 1985 - 2011 2016-00-00 Paul McAuley Paul McAuley  
3.99?: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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
$21.95?$: 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 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
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