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Old 01-01-2013, 06:39 AM   #1
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A Poul Anderson Question...

A question, if I may, for those who are familiar with Poul Anderson's work:

Is the (excellent) novel, "Tau Zero", as sold, for example, by Amazon UK here, the same book as Baen's To Outlive Eternity, which says it's the original magazine version of the story, or is the novel "Tau Zero" expanded from the magazine story?
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Tau Zero is an expanded version of the magazine version that appears in the collection To outlive Eternity (and other stories)
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A question, if I may, for those who are familiar with Poul Anderson's work:

Is the (excellent) novel, "Tau Zero", as sold, for example, by Amazon UK here, the same book as Baen's To Outlive Eternity, which says it's the original magazine version of the story, or is the novel "Tau Zero" expanded from the magazine story?
Wiki page here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tau_Zero
also:
http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/title.cgi?1044

It appears the Baen book contains the short story on which the novel was based.

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