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Title: Prototaph Title Record # 45494
Author: Keith Laumer
Date: 1966-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A man discovers why he is uninsurable.
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), insurance (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Eva Sander.
German Wenn ich sterbe...
1979Translated by Pon Ruiter
Dutch Altijd al geweten
1980Translated by Michelangelo Spada
Italian Non Assicurabile

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Made First Ballot 1967 Nebula Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Analog Science Fiction -> Science Fact, March 1966 1966-03-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Cond Nast  
$0.50?$: 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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
Analog 6 1968-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Doubleday  
$4.95?$: US dollar
313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Seymour Chwast  
Analog 6 1969-04-00 ed. John W. Campbell Pocket Books 0-671-75357-6 / 75357
$0.75?$: US dollar
xvi+
288
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
Analog 6 1969-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Doubleday / SFBC 1986   xvi+
313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Seymour Chwast Checkmark
Once There Was a Giant 1971-09-00 Keith Laumer Doubleday  
$5.95?$: US dollar
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Anita Siegel Checkmark
Jenseits von Zeit und Raum 1974-01-15 Keith Laumer Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #229) TTB229
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
160
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Once There Was a Giant 1975-06-00 Keith Laumer Robert Hale (Hale SF) 0-7091-4795-3
2.40?: UK pound
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1978-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Doubleday 0-385-13044-9
$8.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Rauch Checkmark
Against Tomorrow 1979-03-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Crest 0-449-23899-7
$1.75?$: US dollar
287
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
Dwergsterren 1979-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Vincent van der Linden, Joseph D. Olander Bruna (Bruna SF #100) 90-229-9100-8
8.50?: Dutch guilder
240
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Urania #827 1980-03-16 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori 827
Lit 1,000?Lit: Italian lira
192
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 Karel Thole  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$2.50?$: US dollar
xx+
296
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
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories 1980-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Pan Books 0-330-26155-X
1.75?: UK pound
302
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 Harris Checkmark
The Future I 1981-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Fawcett Crest 0-449-24366-4
$2.50?$: US dollar
381
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 Richard Courtney Checkmark
Thinking Machines 1982-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Raintree Publishers (Science Fiction Shorts) 0-8172-1727-4   48
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Those Amazing Electronic Thinking Machines!: An Anthology of Robot and Computer Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin S. Greenberg, Charles H. Waugh Franklin Watts 0-531-04667-2
$10.90?$: US dollar
147+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Neil Waldman Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2002-05-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3537-0
$7.99?$: US dollar
500
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 Richard Martin Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2002-07-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3537-0
$7.99?$: US dollar
500
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 Richard Martin Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2003-03-31 Keith Laumer Baen (Baen Free Library) 0-7434-3537-0
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Richard Martin  
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1635: The Eastern Front Disk 2010-10-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #23)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$3.25?$: US dollar
xx+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
C$2.75?C$: Canadian dollar
xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$3.95?$: US dollar
xx+
296
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  
100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Avon 0-380-50773-0
$3.95?$: US dollar
296
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  
Those Amazing Electronic Thinking Machines!: An Anthology of Robot and Computer Stories date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin S. Greenberg, Charles H. Waugh Franklin Watts 0-531-04667-2   147+
[3]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Neil Waldman  
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