"Inside Straight"

Title"Inside Straight"
Year for Search1955
AuthorsAnderson, Poul [William](1926-2001)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition9.2 (51)
Pagination72-92
Date PublishedAugust 1955
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A society with an economic system based on gambling proves a match for a society intent on conquest and leads to the abolition of war.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Seven Conquests (New York: Collier, 1969), 93-116. UK ed. as Conquests (London: Granada, 1981), 105-31; and in The Collected Short Stories of Poul Anderson. Volume 4 Admiralty. Ed. Rick Katze (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2011), 128-45.

Holding Institutions

Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

(1926-2001)

Full Text

1955 Anderson, Poul [William] (1926-2001). “Inside Straight.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York) 9.2 (51) (August 1955): 72-92. Rpt. in his Seven Conquests (New York: Collier, 1969), 93-116. U. K. ed. as Conquests (London: Granada, 1981), 105-31; and in The Collected Short Stories of Poul Anderson. Volume 4 Admiralty. Ed. Rick Katze (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2011), 128-45. Merril, MoU-St, PSt

A society with an economic system based on gambling proves a match for a society intent on conquest and leads to the abolition of war.