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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Del Rey
Publication date June 1, 1987
Pages 212
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345347954
ISBN-10 0345347951
Dimensions 0.50 by 4 by 7 in.
Weight 0.24 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
One of the all-time classics of science fiction by the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey features a race of aliens who offers mankind a golden age of peace and prosperity, but at the cost of freedom. Reissue. NYT.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this golden age ends--and then the age of Mankind begins....

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780151172054 Book cover for 9780521251365 Book cover for 9780848801571 Book cover for 9781568494159
 
from Amereon Ltd (June 1, 1988); titled "Childhoods End"
9780848801571 | details & prices | 5.50 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $23.95
About: This novel tells the tale of the last generation of mankind on Earth.
from Buccaneer Books (May 1, 1987); titled "Childhood's End"
9781568494159 | details & prices | List price $24.95
About: This novel tells the tale of the last generation of mankind on Earth.
With Arthur C. Clarke, Pino Arlacchi | from Cambridge Univ Pr (July 1, 1983); titled "Mafia, Peasants and Great Estates in Traditional Calabria"
9780521251365 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $62.99
This edition also contains Childhood's End, Mafia, Peasants and Great Estates in Traditional Calabria
About: The nature of traditional societies in Mediterranean countries and the effect on those societies brought about in the twentieth century, have long been debated; but in general these debates has started from an assumption of the relatively homogenous nature of traditional peasant society.
from Harcourt (June 1, 1963); titled "Childhood's End"
9780151172054 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Overlords from outer space dominate the world, eliminating its evils before they destroy it
Paperback
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With Arthur C. Clarke | Mti rei edition from Del Rey (October 27, 2015); titled "Childhood's End"
9781101967034 | details & prices | 224 pages | 4.00 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $7.99
This edition also contains Childhood's End
About: Soon to be a Syfy miniseries event   Childhood’s End is one of the defining legacies of Arthur C.
from Del Rey (July 1, 2001); titled "Childhood's End"
9780345444059 | details & prices | 240 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.00
About: The author questions the survival of mankind in this science fiction tale about Overlords from outer space who dominate the world.
With Ignatius Fernandez, Steve Saffel (other contributor) | from Del Rey (July 1, 1996); titled "Childhood's End"
9780345909886 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $5.99
This edition also contains The Child Is Father of the Man: Tips and Techniques for Wise Parenting
About: This novel tells the tale of the last generation of mankind on Earth.
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Del Rey (June 1, 1987); titled "Childhood's End"
9780345347954 | details & prices | 212 pages | 4.00 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.24 lbs | List price $7.99
About: The author questions the survival of mankind in this science fiction tale about Overlords from outer space who dominate the world
from Ballantine Books (March 1, 1981); titled "Childhood's End"
9780345294678 | details & prices | List price $5.95
About: Overlords from outer space dominate the world, eliminating its evils before they destroy it
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781510024359
 
With Arthur C. Clarke | from Gardners Books (March 17, 2016); titled "Childhood's End"
9781510024359 | details & prices | 7 pages | List price $31.60
This edition also contains Childhood's End
About: When the silent spacecraft arrived and took the light from the world, no one knew what to expect.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780394299945 Book cover for 9780871881083
 
from Random House (May 1, 1988); titled "Childhood's End"
9780394299945 | details & prices | List price $14.95
About: Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth.
from Warner Audio Pub (March 1, 1988); titled "Childhood's End"
9780871881083 | details & prices | List price $14.95
About: This novel tells the tale of the last generation of mankind on Earth.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606004633
 
With Arthur C. Clarke | from Demco Media (June 1, 1987); titled "Childhood's End"
9780606004633 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $15.65
About: The author questions the survival of mankind in this science fiction tale about Overlords from outer space who dominate the world
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439557167
 
With Arthur C. Clarke | Reissue edition from Paw Prints (October 4, 2008); titled "Childhood's End"
9781439557167 | details & prices | List price $15.99
This edition also contains Childhood's End
About: This novel tells the tale of the last generation of mankind on Earth.

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