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Uproar in Acheron
Genre Western
Type Short story
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The first publication was in the UK, seven months before the first US publication. Even the French publication was before the US one.
According to Farmer in his introduction, his story was used in the Twilight Zone TV show, "Garrity and the Graves". That was done without Phil's knowledge and permission. He wasn't paid for it, for the TV show story was written by someone else...
DESCRIPTION:
In the West, in Arizona in a place called Acheron, some con men arrive claiming to be able to rise the dead. One of them is resurrected as to proof the claim. Other town's people can also be brought back from the dead. But what happens, people start paying large amounts of money for just not to bring back the deceased...
 
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9 Publications
 
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in The Saint Mystery Magazine
Leslie Charteris
New York, NY: Fiction Publishing Company
Volume 16, No. 1
magazine (19,5×13,5cm)
May 1962
128
$ 0.35
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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 The Best of Philip José Farmer
Dorman T. Skindler
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 1-59606-036-0
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
02/2006 (trade)
03/2006 (numbered, signed, in slipcase)
04/2006 (lettered, signed, in traycase}
572
$ 38.00 | $ 175.00 | $ 300.00
Michael Komark
Published in three different editions. With an introduction to the story by Farmer.

Michael Komark
UK

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FIRST PUBLICATION
in The Saint Mystery Magazine
Leslie Charteris
London: Atlas Publishing
Volume 7, No. 9
magazine (19,5×13,5cm)
November 1961
112
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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
FRANCE
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French: "Tumulte à Acheron"
in Le Saint détective magazine
Leslie Charteris
Paris: Librarie Arthème Fayard
No. 84
magazine (18×13cm)
February 1962
128
NF 1,20
Jacques Brécard
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With an illustration by E. Dufour.

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