"Don't Hold Your Breath"

Title"Don't Hold Your Breath"
Year for Search1973
Authorsvan Vogt, A[lfred] E[lton](1912-2000)
Secondary AuthorsElwood, Roger [Paul](1943-2007), and Kidd, Virginia(1921-2003)
Tertiary Authorsvan Vogt, A. E.
Secondary TitleSaving Worlds: A Collection of Original Science Fiction Stories
Pagination205-26
Date Published1973
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Ecological dystopia.

Additional Publishers

Book repub. as The Wounded Planet (New York: Bantam Books, 1974), 203-24. Story rpt. in Transfinite: The Essential A. E. van Vogt. Ed. Joe Rico and Rick Katze (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2002), 523-39.

Author Note

Although van Vogt (1912-2000) left Canada in 1944, he is considered the founder of Canadian science fiction.

Full Text

1973 van Vogt, A[lfred] E[lton] (1912-2000). “Don’t Hold Your Breath.” Saving Worlds: A Collection of Original Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Roger [Paul] Elwood and Virginia Kidd (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973), 205-26. Book repub. as The Wounded Planet (New York: Bantam Books, 1974), 203-24. Story rpt. in Transfinite: The Essential A. E. van Vogt. Ed. Joe Rico and Rick Katze (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2002), 523-39.

Ecological dystopia. Although van Vogt left Canada in 1944, he is considered the founder of Canadian science fiction.