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Title: The Year of the Jackpot - Novelette

Written: September 1951   Pages: 95



File contains published story in Galaxy, March 1952. Manuscript draft with extensive hand-edits. Letter from Bob Silverberg to Joan Nagy at Hawthorn Books saying they’d printed a defective version of the story.



Galaxy Science Fiction in October 1952 and collected into The Menace From Earth (1959); a notably defective text was published in the Robert Silverberg anthology Windows into Tomorrow (Hawthorne,1974); Other Anthology appearances: Off The Main Sequence:  The OtherScience Fiction of Robert Heinlein (ed. Andrew Wheeler; introductions by Greg Bear and Michael Cassutt:  SFBC, October 2005).  Other Anthology appearances:  Shadow of Tomorrow (ed. Frederik Pohl, Permabooks, 1953); Second Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction (ed. Horace L. Gold, Crown, 1954); The End of the World (ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Ace, 1956); Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction (ed. Terry Carr, Doubleday, 1966); Nightmare Age (ed. Frederik Pohl, Ballantine, 1970); A Shocking Thing (ed. Damon Knight, Pocket, 1974); Looking Ahead (ed. Dick Allen and Lori Allen, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975).


Notes: The story title was mentioned in correspondence as early as October 1949, and the story idea was offered to Argosy in January 1950.

OPUS 090 - The Year of the Jackpot

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