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Title: Requiem - Short Story

Written: August  1939    Pages: 74



File contains submission notes for “Requiem”. Draft of letter to Campbell talking about sale of “Vine and Fig Tree” (If This Goes On) ending a sales drought, RAH refers to “Requiem” as “my pet”. Copy of note to Campbell suggesting other titles to Campbell, including “A Business Transaction”, “Moon Struck”, “The Need”, “Success Story”. Incomplete typewritten manuscript of “A Business Transaction” with numerous handwritten additions and edits. Typewritten manuscript that appears to be complete story with numerous hand-edits. Three handwritten pages of notes about story including a list of even more possible titles. Published version of story in Astounding, January 1940.



Published in Astounding SF January 1940 and collected in The Green Hills of Earth (1952) and carried forward to The Past Through Tomorrow (1967)]. Other Anthology appearances: Adventures in Time and Space (eds. Raymond J. Healy and J. Francis McComas, Random House, 1946); The Robert Heinlein Omnibus (Sidgwick & Jackson/SFBC, 1958); A Robert Heinlein Omnibus(Sidgwick & Jackson, 1966); Master=s Choice (ed. Laurence M. Janifer, Simon & Schuster, 1966); Science Fiction (ed. S.H. Burton, Longman, 1967); The Road to Science Fiction #2: From Wells to Heinlein (ed. James Gunn, Mentor, 1979); Analog Anthology #2 (ed. Stanley Schmidt, Davis, 1982).


Notes: Alternate title: A Business Transaction

OPUS 009ve - Requiem

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