Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel (nominee)
Dorothy, orphaned in the 1870s, goes to live with her Aunty Em and Uncle Henry. Baby Frances sings with her family on stage in the 1920s. From the settling of the West and the heyday of the studios, to the metropolis of modern Los Angeles, this book follows the development of the USA.


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Used availability for Geoff Ryman's Was

Hardback Editions

April 1994 : USA Hardback

Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-517-11656-1 / 978-0-517-11656-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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May 1993 : USA Hardback

Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 1-4177-0339-3 / 978-1-4177-0339-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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May 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-679-40429-5 / 978-0-679-40429-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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February 1992 : UK Hardback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-00-223931-0 / 978-0-00-223931-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

December 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Was: a novel
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 1-931520-73-9 / 978-1-931520-73-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Small Beer Press
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-575-08147-3 / 978-0-575-08147-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-7528-8915-X / 978-0-7528-8915-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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January 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Was (FANTASY MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-575-07669-0 / 978-0-575-07669-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-586-09179-3 / 978-0-586-09179-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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May 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-14-017872-4 / 978-0-14-017872-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
ISBN: 0-586-09178-5 / 978-0-586-09178-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paladin
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Was
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
Publisher: Gollancz
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September 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Was: a novel
Author(s): Geoff Ryman
Publisher: Small Beer Press
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