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The Listeners

(1972)
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Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
A classic of science fiction, this book predicted and inspired the creation of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)-the organization dedicated to the search for extraterrestrial life. A tale of contact with alien life hailed by leaders of SETI organizations and today's leading science fiction authors as hugely influential, the story appeals to both science fiction readers and the hundreds of thousands of members of various SETI organizations.


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"One of the very best fictional portrayals of contact with extraterrestial intelligence ever written!" - Carl Sagan


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Hardback Editions

May 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Listeners
Author(s): James Gunn
ISBN: 1-944387-16-1 / 978-1-944387-16-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Reputation Books
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1972 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Listeners
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 0-684-13013-0 / 978-0-684-13013-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Listeners
Author(s): James Gunn
ISBN: 1-944387-15-3 / 978-1-944387-15-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Reputation Books
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December 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Listeners
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 1-932100-12-1 / 978-1-932100-12-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: BenBella Books
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April 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Listeners
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 0-345-30036-X / 978-0-345-30036-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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May 1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: Listeners, The
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 0-09-916490-6 / 978-0-09-916490-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Bks.
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November 1974 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Listeners (Signet SF, Y6160)
Author(s): James E Gunn
ISBN: 0-451-06160-8 / 978-0-451-06160-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: New American Library
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