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Father's in the Basement
Genre Science Fiction / Gothic
Type Short story
Series -
DESCRIPTION:
A story of a daughter and what she can do to fulfill her dying father's last wishes. Because he wants to write his best novel yet, his masterwork with a capital M.
Philip José Farmer in his introduction: "This Gothic isn't like any of the others."
 
PUBLICATION HISTORY
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19 Publications
 
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FIRST PUBLICATION
in Orbit 11
Damon Knight
New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons (Putnam)
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ISBN 0-399-10981-1
hardcover (21×14cm)
10/1972
255
$ 5.95
Paul Lehr
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Paul Lehr
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in Orbit 11
Damon Knight
New York, NY: Putnam / BCE
Book Club Edition, SFBC #5518
no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
not dated [= 12/1972; date code C49]
216
not priced [= $ 1.49]
Paul Lehr
Science Fiction Book Club edition. Date or gutter code on page 215.

Paul Lehr
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in Orbit 11
Damon Knight
New York, NY: Berkley Medallion Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-02316-8
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
03/1973
03/1973 [Canadian printing]
224
$ 0.95
Paul Lehr
Both printings have exactly the same data, the Canadian printing only states 'Printed in Canada' on the copyright page.

Paul Lehr
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
New York, NY: DAW Books
UQ1063 / No. 63
SBN 451-UQ1063-095
paperback (18×10,5cm)
07/1973
07/1973 [Canadian printing]
239
$ 0.95
Jack Gaughan
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Jack Gaughan
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in Happy Endings
Damon Knight
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill
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ISBN 0-672-51879-1
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
07/1974
x + 205
$ 8.95
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-05298-2
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
02/1982 (1st)
04/1982 (2nd)
248
$ 2.50
James Warhola
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

James Warhola
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in 101 Science Fiction Stories
Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh & Jenny-Lynn Waugh
New York, NY: Avenel Books
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ISBN 0-517-60669-0
hardcover (23,5×15,5cm)
06/1986
651
not priced [= $ 7.98]
Romas [= Romas Kukalis]
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Romas Kukalis
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in Up the Bright River
Gary K. Wolfe
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 978-1-59606-329-7
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
03/2011
333
$ 40.00
Bob Eggleton
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Bob Eggleton
UK
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
West Yorkshire: The Elmfield Press
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ISBN 0-7057-0067-4
hardcover (21,5×13,5cm
07/1976
239
£ 4.95
Josh Kirby
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Josh Kirby
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in The Book of Philip José Farmer
London: Granada Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05656-4
paperback (18×11cm)
07/1983
318
£ 1.95
Richard Clifton-Dey
With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Richard Clifton-Dey
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in The Giant Book of Science Fiction Stories
Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh & Jenny-Lynn Waugh
London: Magpie Books
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ISBN 1-85487-150-1
trade paperback (21,5×13,5cm)
-/1992 (1st)
-/1994 (2nd)
651
not priced [= £ 3.99]
not credited [= Jim Burns]
According to the cover Isaac Asimov is the editor. However, he only wrote the introduction.

Jim Burns
FRANCE
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French: "Papa travaille..."
in Philip José Farmer
Jacques Chambon
Paris: Presses Pocket
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction, no. 5066
ISBN 2-266-00844-7
paperback (18×11cm)
01/1980
411
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Jean-Pierre Pugi
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
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French: "Papa travaille..."
in Le jeu de la création
Jacques Chambon
Paris: Presses Pocket
Le grand temple de la sience-fiction, no. 5066
ISBN 2-266-03657-2
paperback (18×11cm)
09/1990
415
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Jean-Pierre Pugi
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
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German: "Vater ist im Keller"
in Schockvisionen
München: Knaur
Science Fiction, Band 5779
ISBN 3-426-05779-4
paperback (18×11,5cm)
07/1984
254
DM 6,80
Verena C. Harksen
Peter Goodfellow
Farmer's introduction is published in the book like it is a part of the story

Peter Goodfellow
ITALY
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Italian: "Il libro"
in SF...ere
Leonardo Pinzauti
Rome: Associazione Nazionale Amatori della SF
No. 10
fanzine (30×21,5cm)
01/1980
32
L 2500
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Boris Vallejo
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Boris Vallejo
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