"The Little Black Bag"

Title"The Little Black Bag"
Year for Search1950
AuthorsKornbluth, C[yril] M[ichael](1923-58)
Tertiary AuthorsKornbluth, C. M.
Secondary TitleAstounding Science Fiction
Volume / Edition44.5
Pagination132-50, 152-61
Date PublishedJuly 1950
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A medical bag from an obviously medically eutopian future accidently appears in a contemporary slum and transforms the lives of the doctor who cared for the slum dwellers even though he had been prohibited from practicing and the people of the slum. Then the future takes the bag back.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. without the illus. in Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction. Ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman (Rockville, MD: Wildside Press, 2011), 415-21 with an editor’s note on 415.

Illustration

Illus. [Edd (Edward Daniel)] Cartier (2009)

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1923-58)

Full Text

1950 Kornbluth, C[yril] M[ichael] (1923-58). “The Little Black Bag.” Illus. [Edd (Edward Daniel)] Cartier (d. 2009). Astounding Science Fiction 44.5 (July 1950): 132-50, 152-61. Rpt. without the illus. in Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction. Ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman (Rockville, MD: Wildside Press, 2011), 415-21 with an editor’s note on 415. PSt

A medical bag from an obviously medically eutopian future accidently appears in a contemporary slum and transforms the lives of the doctor who cared for the slum dwellers even though he had been prohibited from practicing and the people of the slum. Then the future takes the bag back.