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Title: The Iron Star Title Record # 60071
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date: 1987-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: "A man on a ship sent by a big Earth corporation conglomerate is supposed to harvest some mass from a neutron star. Things get complicated when an alien ship shows up and tries to communicate with them." — Dan Smyth
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Translations
Year Language Title
1992Translated by Frédéric Lasaygues, revised by Pierre-Paul Durastanti in the 2003 Flammarion edition.
French L'étoile de fer
2021 Hungarian A vascsillag

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
21 1988 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Universe 1987-11-00 ed. Byron Preiss Bantam Spectra 0-553-05227-6
$27.95?$: US dollar
335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth David Malin Checkmark
The Universe 1987-11-00 ed. Byron Preiss Bantam Spectra / BCE 0-553-05227-6
$?$: US dollar
335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth David Malin Checkmark
The Universe 1987-11-00 ed. Byron Preiss Bantam Spectra / QPBC  
$13.50?$: US dollar
335
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 David Malin Checkmark
Amazing Stories, January 1988 1988-01-00 ed. Patrick Lucien Price TSR  
$1.75?$: 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 Terry Lee Checkmark
The Universe 1989-12-00 ed. Byron Preiss Bantam Spectra 0-553-34782-9
$16.95?$: US dollar
335
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 David Malin Checkmark
Thèbes aux cent portes 1992-05-11 Robert Silverberg J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #3227) 2-277-23227-0   318
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 Dino Marsan Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume 1: Secret Sharers 1992-11-00 Robert Silverberg Bantam Spectra 0-553-37068-5
$12.50?$: US dollar
xv+
546
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 A. I. R. Studio, Inc. Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume 1: Secret Sharers 1992-11-00 Robert Silverberg Bantam Spectra 0-553-08996-X
$25.00?$: US dollar
xv+
546
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. I. R. Studio, Inc. Checkmark
Thèbes aux cent portes 1992-12-18 Robert Silverberg J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #3227) 2-277-23227-0   318
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 Dino Marsan  
The Secret Sharer 1993-05-00 Robert Silverberg Grafton (The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg #2) 0-586-21370-8
£5.99?£: UK pound
395
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 John Howe Checkmark
Voile vers Byzance 2003-04-00 Robert Silverberg Flammarion (Imagine) 2-08-068254-7
€25.00?€: Euro
755
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 Pictor  
Voile vers Byzance 2005-12-00 Robert Silverberg J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #7845) 2-290-34865-1   955
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  
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg Volume 1 Secret Sharers 2009-11-00 Robert Silverberg Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-307-57306-3
$21.25?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Six: Multiples: 1983-87 2011-09-30 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-402-7
$65.00?$: US dollar
426
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Six: Multiples: 1983-87 2011-09-30 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-402-7
$35.00?$: US dollar
426
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Multiples 2012-12-07 Robert Silverberg Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10669-7
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Multiples: 1983-87 2013-06-06 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-625-0
$18.95?$: US dollar
432
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  
Multiples 2013-06-16 Robert Silverberg Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-628-1
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Robert Silverberg Science Fiction Megapack 2016-05-11 Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4794-2211-1
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Luca Oleastri  
The Robert Silverberg Science Fiction Megapack 2016-07-07 Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4794-2269-2
$19.99?$: US dollar
354
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 Luca Oleastri  
Humanity 2.0 2016-10-14 ed. Alex Shvartsman Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-310-4
$6.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Holly Heisey  
Humanity 2.0 2016-11-00 ed. Alex Shvartsman Phoenix Pick / Arc Manor 978-1-61242-309-8
$14.99?$: US dollar
271
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 Holly Heisey Checkmark
Infinite Stars: The Definitive Anthology of Space Opera and Military SF 2017-10-00 ed. Bryan Thomas Schmidt Titan Books 978-1-78565-458-9
$19.95?$: US dollar
674
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 Luca Oleastri Checkmark
Infinite Stars 2017-10-17 ed. Bryan Thomas Schmidt Titan Books 978-1-78565-459-6
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Luca Oleastri  
Infinite Stars 2017-10-17 ed. Bryan Thomas Schmidt Titan Books 978-1-78565-593-7
$24.95?$: US dollar
674
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Luca Oleastri Checkmark
First-Person Singularities 2017-10-31 Robert Silverberg Three Rooms Press 978-1-941110-64-5
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
First-Person Singularities 2017-10-31 Robert Silverberg Three Rooms Press 978-1-941110-63-8
$19.95?$: US dollar
xxi+
418
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  
Infinite Stars 2018-05-01 ed. Bryan Thomas Schmidt Titan Books 978-1-78565-594-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
688
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 Luca Oleastri  
Végtelen világok 2021-00-00 ed. Bryan Thomas Schmidt Delta Vision Kft. 978-963-395-361-7
Ft 5,990?Ft: Hungarian forint
886
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 Luca Oleastri Checkmark
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