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The Good of the Land
Genre Mainstream
Type Short story
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The story was written originally in 1955, but only published for the first time in 2002. First published on Bermuda.
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From the introduction: "...In September 1955, US President Eisenhower suffered a heart attack. At the time, author Philip José Farmer had been reading The Golden Bough by James George Frazer, which inspired him to write the following short story. Under the circumstances, Frederik Pohl, then the editor at Galaxy magazine, felt that the story was in poor taste. Farmer put it away...".
 
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in Pearls from Peoria
Paul Spiteri
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 1-59606-059-X
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
09/2006 (1st) (trade edition)
12/2006 (2nd) (trade edition)
773
$ 45.00
Keith Howell & Charles Berlin
With a short introduction.

Keith Howell &
Charles Berlin
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in Pearls from Peoria
Paul Spiteri
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 1-59606-059-X
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
10/2006 (numbered, signed, in slipcase)
03/2007 (lettered, signed, in traycase)
773
$ 150.00 | $ 300.00
Keith Howell & Charles Berlin
With a short introduction.

Keith Howell &
Charles Berlin
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The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection
Michael Croteau
(Lilburn, GA): Meteor House
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ISBN 978-1-945427-12-1
hardcover (22,5×14,5cm)
07/2018
936
$ 50.00
Mark Wheatley
Each section in the book has its own "Decade Introduction"—a synopsis of Phil's life and career—by the editor.

Mark Wheatley
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The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection
Michael Croteau
(Lilburn, GA): Meteor House
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ISBN 978-1-945427-11-4
trade paperback (21,5×14cm)
07/2018
936
$ 35.00
Mark Wheatley
Each section in the book has its own "Decade Introduction"—a synopsis of Phil's life and career—by the editor.

Mark Wheatley
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The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection
Michael Croteau
(Lilburn, GA): Meteor House
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ISBN 978-1-945427-15-2
hardcover [no dustjacket] (22,5×14,5cm)
09/2018
936
not priced [= $ 225.00]
Mark Wheatley
A limited deluxe hardcover edition, of 52 lettered copies (A-Z and AA-ZZ), signed by all of the contributors.
Each section has its own "Decade Introduction"—a synopsis of Phil's life and career—by the editor.

Mark Wheatley
UK/BERMUDA

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FIRST PUBLICATION
in RG Magazine
William J. Zuill
Hamilton, Bermuda: Crown Communications
Volume 10, No. 6
magazine (28×21,5cm)
October/November 2002
92
not priced
Ann Spurling
With a short introduction. Story illustrated by Arthur Bean. RG Magazine is a supplement of Bermuda's daily newspaper The Royal Gazette. Included also is an article on Philip José Farmer and his work by Roger Crombie.


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