OPUS 053, Black Pits of Luna

OPUS 053, Black Pits of Luna
OPUS 053
BLACK PITS OF LUNA
 
OPUS Number
053
Box Number
017
Title
Black Pits of Luna
Category
Manuscript
Type
Short story
Dates, approximate
written April-May 1947
Pages
156
Description
File contains 16 pages of notecards. 3 pages of synopsis notes for story titled “Boy In the Moon”. Draft titled “Little Boy Lost”. Three more drafts of manuscript. Letter from publisher followed by apparently publisher-edited draft with handwritten notation saying “356 sentences changed out of 456! God!”. Published story in Saturday Evening Post, January 10, 1948. Other published versions.
Publication
 The Saturday Evening Post, January 10, 1948, and collected into The Green Hills of Earth and Other Stories (1951); Other anthology appearances: Possible Worlds of Science Fiction (ed. Groff Conklin, Vanguard Press 1951); Science Fiction and Reader's Guide (ed. Marjorie Barrows, Spencer Press, 1954); Stories of Scientific Imagination (ed. Joseph Gallant, Oxford Book Co. 1954); The Robert Heinlein Omnibus (Sidgwick & Jackson/SFBC, 1958); A Robert Heinlein Omnibus (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1966); Tomorrow’s Worlds (ed. Robert Silverberg, Meredith 1969)
Cross References
OPUS 103
Characters
 
Files
 
Original File Name
00000402-OPUS53.pdf
Notes
 Working and submission title: Little Boy Lost; alternative working title: The Boy in the Moon