"The Big Holiday"

Title"The Big Holiday"
Year for Search1953
AuthorsLeiber, Fritz [Reuter] [Jr.](1910-92)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition4.1
Pagination3-9
Date PublishedJanuary 1953
ISSN Number00024-984X
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopian holiday. There is one holiday each year lasting three days and stressing friendship, love, laziness, fun, and joy. No one can be concerned with money, success, hurry, worry, and glamour. Instituted because holidays had become profit centers and were no longer holidays.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best of Fritz Leiber (New York: Ballantine Books, 1974), 179-202; and in The Best of Fritz Leiber (Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1974), 165-72.

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Author Note

(1910-92)

Full Text

1953 Leiber, Fritz [Reuter, Jr.] (1910-92). “The Big Holiday.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York) 4.1 (January 1953): 3-9. Rpt. in The Best of Fritz Leiber (New York: Ballantine Books, 1974), 179-202; and in The Best of Fritz Leiber (Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1974), 165-72. MoU-St

Eutopian holiday. There is one holiday each year lasting three days and stressing friendship, love, laziness, fun, and joy. No one can be concerned with money, success, hurry, worry, and glamour. Instituted because holidays had become profit centers and were no longer holidays.