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Title: Roller Ball Murder Title Record # 97590
Author: William Harrison
Date: 1973-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: instruct.uwo.ca, sciencefictionruminations.com
Language: English
Note: First published in the magazine Esquire, September 1973.
Synopsis: RBM is the most popular and dangerous spectator sport on TV. As the rules are tweaked to make it more dramatic, and far more deadly, the top player starts to wonder what it's all for.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1975 French Rollerball
1975Translated by Walter Brumm
German Rollerball
1976Translated by Goran Pavelić
Croatian Roller Ball
1985Translated by Michel Lederer
French Meurtre au jeu de boules

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Best SF: 1973 1974-06-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Berkley Medallion 0-425-02581-0
$0.95?$: US dollar
255
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Roller Ball Murder 1974-06-28 William Harrison William Morrow 0-688-00265-X
$5.95?$: US dollar
189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll One Plus One Studio Checkmark
Best SF: 1973 1974-07-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison G. P. Putnam's Sons 0-399-11301-0
$6.95?$: US dollar
xvii+
238
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Roller Ball Murder 1975-00-00 William Harrison Robson Books 0-903895-49-8
£2.75?£: UK pound
189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Year's Best Science Fiction No. 7 1975-04-00 ed. Brian Aldiss, Harry Harrison Sphere Books 0-7221-4361-3
£0.55?£: UK pound
174
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
Roller Ball Murder 1975-07-00 William Harrison Warner Paperback Library 0-446-76839-1
$1.95?$: US dollar
174
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
Rollerball 1975-09-24 William Harrison
Presses de la Cité?Presses de la Cite
    183
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  
Science Fiction Story Reader 5 1975-12-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3473) 3-453-30355-5
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
156
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
Sirius, #6 1976-12-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 10?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
148
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 Checkmark
Roller Ball Murder 1978-00-00 William Harrison Orbit / Futura 0-86007-865-5
£0.75?£: UK pound
189
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
Histoires de l'an 2000 1985-01-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3817) 2-253-03625-0   378
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 Manchu Checkmark
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