"The Long Way Home"

Title"The Long Way Home"
Year for Search1955
AuthorsAnderson, Poul [William](1926-2001)
Secondary TitleAstounding Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition55
Pagination8-46, 107-41, 119-52, 112-47
Date PublishedApril - July 1955
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Wide-ranging authoritarian dystopia with Anderson’s usual libertarian themes in opposition

Additional Publishers

Repub. London: Panther, 1975. US ed. New York: Ace Books, 1978. Abridged ed. as No World of Their Own. New York: Ace Books, 1955; and New York: Ace Books, 1955 as an Ace Double bound with Isaac Asimov’s The Thousand-Year Plan. Original Title: Foundation, abridged from New York: Gnome, 1951; rpt. as The Long Way Home. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1975 with an “Introduction” (v-vi) by the author. The copyright page says that the book is a reprint of the Ace edition; Anderson’s introduction says that it restores the Astounding Science Fiction version. Anderson’s version is correct.

Holding Institutions

DLC, Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1926-2001)

Full Text

1955 Anderson, Poul [William] (1926-2001). “The Long Way Home.” Astounding Science Fiction 55 (New York) (April - July 1955): 8-46, 107-41, 119-52, 112-47. Repub. London: Panther, 1975. U. S. ed. New York: Ace Books, 1978. Abridged ed. as No World of Their Own. New York: Ace Books, 1955; and New York: Ace Books, 1955 as an Ace Double bound with Isaac Asimov’s The Thousand-Year Plan. Original Title: Foundation, abridged from New York: Gnome, 1951. Anderson rpt. as The Long Way Home. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1975 with an “Introduction” (v-vi) by the author. The copyright page of the Gregg Press ed. says that the book is a reprint of the Ace edition; Anderson’s introduction says that it restores the Astounding Science Fiction version. Anderson’s version is correct. DLC, Merril, PSt

Wide-ranging authoritarian dystopia with Anderson’s usual libertarian themes in opposition.