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Title: The Food of the Gods Title Record # 61996
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1964-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Leni Sobez
German Götterspeise
1982Translated by Zoran Živković
Croatian Bogovska hrana
1983Translated by George W. Barlow revised by Tom Clegg.
French La nourriture des dieux
1986Translated by Michael Nagula
German Die Speise der Götter
1990 Portuguese O alimento dos deuses

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Playboy, May 1964 1964-05-00 ed. Editors of Playboy        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Last Train to Limbo 1971-00-00 ed. Editors of Playboy Playboy Press 16106
$0.75?$: US dollar
187
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Shelly Canton Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1972-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-196810-1
$5.95?$: US dollar
viii+
193
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Carl Smith Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1972-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-01360-5
 
 
<type 'exceptions.IndexError'>
Python 2.7.18: /usr/bin/python
Mon Nov 28 15:23:25 2022

A problem occurred in a Python script. Here is the sequence of function calls leading up to the error, in the order they occurred.

 /home/stoecker/isfdb/install/cgi-bin/title.cgi in <module>()
    601                 print '<p>'
    602         pubs = retrieval_function(title_id)
=>  603         PrintPubsTable(pubs, "title", user)
    604 
    605         ###################################################################
PrintPubsTable = <function PrintPubsTable>, pubs = [(300612, 'Playboy, May 1964', 'PLBMLXPVQW1964', '1964-05-00', None, None, 'unknown', 'MAGAZINE', None, None, None, None, None, None, None), (20004, 'Last Train to Limbo', 'LSTTRNTLMB1F1971', '1971-00-00', 190, '187', 'pb', 'ANTHOLOGY', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/55/LSTTRNTLMB1F1971.jpg', '$0.75', 161163, None, None, '16106'), (50040, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'MLO212', '1972-04-00', 267, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0151968101', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/MLO212.jpg', '$5.95', 164122, None, None, None), (192261, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1972', '1972-08-00', 13, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0575013605', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/3/33/THWNDFRMTH1972.JPG', '\xc2\xa3', 79981, None, None, None), (194077, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTB1972', '1973-01-00', 17573, 'viii+178', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/e/ef/THWNDFRMTB1972.jpg', '$1.49', 243198, None, None, '5543'), (115581, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1973', '1973-07-00', 9, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/b3/THWNDFRMTH1973.jpg', '$0.95', 191955, None, None, 'Q5581'), (420175, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTB1973', '1973-07-00', 42562, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/b3/THWNDFRMTH1973.jpg', 'C$0.95', 346740, None, None, 'Q5581'), (616537, 'Science-Fiction-Stories 37', 'SCNCFCTNSN1974', '1974-06-00', 1126, '127+[1]', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '3548030548', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/e/e3/SCNCFCTNSN1974.jpg', 'DM 2.80', 616428, 1618, '69 (3054)', None), (270411, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1974', '1974-10-00', 56101, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0552096547', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/THWNDFRMTH1974.jpg', '\xc2\xa30.35', 156620, 292, None, None), (320420, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTG0000', '1975-09-00', 9, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/d/d3/THWNDFRMTG0000.jpg', '$1.25', 222050, None, None, 'Y6607'), (402523, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1976', '1976-00-00', 173, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0552096547', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/b1/THWNDFRMTH1976.jpg', '\xc2\xa30.65', 322398, 292, None, None), (620339, 'Sirius, #67', 'SRSRFMXVBS1982', '1982-01-05', 48003, '148', 'pb', 'MAGAZINE', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/d/d3/SRSRFMXVBS1982.jpg', 'Din 30', 623877, None, None, None), (253821, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTC0000', '1982-04-00', 9, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0451114752', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/7/73/THWNDFRMTC0000.jpg', '$1.95', 125776, None, None, None), (280836, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTD0000', '1982-04-00', 42562, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0451114752', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/d/da/THWNDFRMTD0000.jpg', 'C$2.25', 158655, None, None, None), (336513, 'Le vent venu du soleil', 'LVNTVNDSLL1983', '1983-04-25', 1822, '249', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '2266012789', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/bb/LVNTVNDSLL1983.jpg', None, 241621, 251, '5164', None), (358746, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1983', '1983-07-00', 139, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '033028052X', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/THWNDFRMTB1983.jpg', '\xc2\xa31.75', 267919, None, None, None), (554883, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTB1983', '1983-09-00', 139, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '033028052X', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/THWNDFRMTB1983.jpg', '\xc2\xa31.75', 512263, None, None, None), (289743, 'Ein Treffen mit Medusa', 'NTRFFNMTMD1986', '1986-09-00', 5719, '492', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '3404240863', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/4/40/NTRFFNMTMD1986.jpg', 'DM 10.00', 172123, 530, '24086', None), (50039, 'The Wind from the Sun', '87WindSun', '1987-03-00', 9, 'xi+244', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0451147545', None, '$3.50', 144541, None, None, None), (916219, 'O vento solar', 'VNTSLRGFDD1990', '1990-00-00', 56209, '231', 'tp', 'COLLECTION', None, None, None, 1059173, None, None, None), ...], user = <login.User instance>
 /home/stoecker/isfdb/install/cgi-bin/common.py in PrintPubsTable(pubs=[(300612, 'Playboy, May 1964', 'PLBMLXPVQW1964', '1964-05-00', None, None, 'unknown', 'MAGAZINE', None, None, None, None, None, None, None), (20004, 'Last Train to Limbo', 'LSTTRNTLMB1F1971', '1971-00-00', 190, '187', 'pb', 'ANTHOLOGY', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/55/LSTTRNTLMB1F1971.jpg', '$0.75', 161163, None, None, '16106'), (50040, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'MLO212', '1972-04-00', 267, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0151968101', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/MLO212.jpg', '$5.95', 164122, None, None, None), (192261, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1972', '1972-08-00', 13, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0575013605', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/3/33/THWNDFRMTH1972.JPG', '\xc2\xa3', 79981, None, None, None), (194077, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTB1972', '1973-01-00', 17573, 'viii+178', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/e/ef/THWNDFRMTB1972.jpg', '$1.49', 243198, None, None, '5543'), (115581, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1973', '1973-07-00', 9, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/b3/THWNDFRMTH1973.jpg', '$0.95', 191955, None, None, 'Q5581'), (420175, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTB1973', '1973-07-00', 42562, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/b3/THWNDFRMTH1973.jpg', 'C$0.95', 346740, None, None, 'Q5581'), (616537, 'Science-Fiction-Stories 37', 'SCNCFCTNSN1974', '1974-06-00', 1126, '127+[1]', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '3548030548', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/e/e3/SCNCFCTNSN1974.jpg', 'DM 2.80', 616428, 1618, '69 (3054)', None), (270411, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1974', '1974-10-00', 56101, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0552096547', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/THWNDFRMTH1974.jpg', '\xc2\xa30.35', 156620, 292, None, None), (320420, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTG0000', '1975-09-00', 9, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/d/d3/THWNDFRMTG0000.jpg', '$1.25', 222050, None, None, 'Y6607'), (402523, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1976', '1976-00-00', 173, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0552096547', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/b1/THWNDFRMTH1976.jpg', '\xc2\xa30.65', 322398, 292, None, None), (620339, 'Sirius, #67', 'SRSRFMXVBS1982', '1982-01-05', 48003, '148', 'pb', 'MAGAZINE', None, 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/d/d3/SRSRFMXVBS1982.jpg', 'Din 30', 623877, None, None, None), (253821, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTC0000', '1982-04-00', 9, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0451114752', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/7/73/THWNDFRMTC0000.jpg', '$1.95', 125776, None, None, None), (280836, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTD0000', '1982-04-00', 42562, 'viii+168', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0451114752', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/d/da/THWNDFRMTD0000.jpg', 'C$2.25', 158655, None, None, None), (336513, 'Le vent venu du soleil', 'LVNTVNDSLL1983', '1983-04-25', 1822, '249', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '2266012789', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/b/bb/LVNTVNDSLL1983.jpg', None, 241621, 251, '5164', None), (358746, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1983', '1983-07-00', 139, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '033028052X', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/THWNDFRMTB1983.jpg', '\xc2\xa31.75', 267919, None, None, None), (554883, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTB1983', '1983-09-00', 139, '188', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '033028052X', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/5/56/THWNDFRMTB1983.jpg', '\xc2\xa31.75', 512263, None, None, None), (289743, 'Ein Treffen mit Medusa', 'NTRFFNMTMD1986', '1986-09-00', 5719, '492', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '3404240863', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/4/40/NTRFFNMTMD1986.jpg', 'DM 10.00', 172123, 530, '24086', None), (50039, 'The Wind from the Sun', '87WindSun', '1987-03-00', 9, 'xi+244', 'pb', 'COLLECTION', '0451147545', None, '$3.50', 144541, None, None, None), (916219, 'O vento solar', 'VNTSLRGFDD1990', '1990-00-00', 56209, '231', 'tp', 'COLLECTION', None, None, None, 1059173, None, None, None), ...], display_type='title', user=<login.User instance>, limit=100000)
   1080         index = 1
   1081         for pub in pubs:
=> 1082                 PrintOnePub(pub, pub_authors, pub_publishers, pub_series, cover_artists, bgcolor, display_type, user, index)
   1083                 bgcolor ^= 1
   1084                 index += 1
global PrintOnePub = <function PrintOnePub>, pub = (192261, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1972', '1972-08-00', 13, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0575013605', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/3/33/THWNDFRMTH1972.JPG', '\xc2\xa3', 79981, None, None, None), pub_authors = {20004: [(10978, 'Editors of Playboy', 'Editors of Playboy')], 37304: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 50039: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 50040: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 115581: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 118431: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 188565: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 188569: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 192157: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 192261: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], ...}, pub_publishers = {9: 'Signet / New American Library', 13: 'Gollancz', 23: 'Tor', 58: 'Signet', 107: 'Bantam Spectra', 112: 'Orb', 139: 'Pan Books', 173: 'Corgi', 190: 'Playboy Press', 242: 'Vista', ...}, pub_series = {251: 'Presses Pocket - Science Fiction', 292: "Corgi SF Collector's Library", 530: 'Bastei L\xc3\xbcbbe Science Fiction Special', 1618: 'Ullstein 2000'}, cover_artists = {20004: [(106205, 'Shelly Canton')], 37304: [(74281, 'Drive Communications')], 50040: [(59291, 'Carl Smith')], 118431: [(53431, 'blacksheep Design')], 188565: [(27690, 'Terry Pastor')], 188569: [(26209, 'Splash'), (27690, 'Terry Pastor')], 194077: [(59291, 'Carl Smith')], 253821: [(25858, 'Paul Alexander')], 269808: [(25896, 'Paul Swendsen')], 271653: [(25837, 'Blacksheep')], ...}, bgcolor = 0, display_type = 'title', user = <login.User instance>, index = 4
 /home/stoecker/isfdb/install/cgi-bin/common.py in PrintOnePub(pub=(192261, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1972', '1972-08-00', 13, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0575013605', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/3/33/THWNDFRMTH1972.JPG', '\xc2\xa3', 79981, None, None, None), pub_authors={20004: [(10978, 'Editors of Playboy', 'Editors of Playboy')], 37304: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 50039: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 50040: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 115581: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 118431: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 188565: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 188569: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 192157: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], 192261: [(17, 'Arthur C. Clarke', 'Clarke')], ...}, pub_publishers={9: 'Signet / New American Library', 13: 'Gollancz', 23: 'Tor', 58: 'Signet', 107: 'Bantam Spectra', 112: 'Orb', 139: 'Pan Books', 173: 'Corgi', 190: 'Playboy Press', 242: 'Vista', ...}, pub_series={251: 'Presses Pocket - Science Fiction', 292: "Corgi SF Collector's Library", 530: 'Bastei L\xc3\xbcbbe Science Fiction Special', 1618: 'Ullstein 2000'}, cover_artists={20004: [(106205, 'Shelly Canton')], 37304: [(74281, 'Drive Communications')], 50040: [(59291, 'Carl Smith')], 118431: [(53431, 'blacksheep Design')], 188565: [(27690, 'Terry Pastor')], 188569: [(26209, 'Splash'), (27690, 'Terry Pastor')], 194077: [(59291, 'Carl Smith')], 253821: [(25858, 'Paul Alexander')], 269808: [(25896, 'Paul Swendsen')], 271653: [(25837, 'Blacksheep')], ...}, bgcolor=0, display_type='title', user=<login.User instance>, index=4)
   1149         # Price
   1150         if pub[PUB_PRICE]:
=> 1151                 print '<td dir="ltr">%s</td>' % ISFDBPrice(pub[PUB_PRICE])
   1152         else:
   1153                 print '<td>&nbsp;</td>'
global ISFDBPrice = <function ISFDBPrice>, pub = (192261, 'The Wind from the Sun', 'THWNDFRMTH1972', '1972-08-00', 13, 'viii+193', 'hc', 'COLLECTION', '0575013605', 'http://www.isfdb.org/wiki/images/3/33/THWNDFRMTH1972.JPG', '\xc2\xa3', 79981, None, None, None), global PUB_PRICE = 10
 /home/stoecker/isfdb/install/cgi-bin/library.py in ISFDBPrice(price='\xc2\xa3', location='right')
    600                         if price == symbol:
    601                                 found = 1
=>  602                         elif price.lower().startswith(st.lower()) and price[len(st)].isdigit():
    603                                 found = 1
    604                         if found:
price = '\xc2\xa3', price.lower = <built-in method lower of str object>, ).startswith undefined, st = '\xc2\xa3', st.lower = <built-in method lower of str object>, builtin len = <built-in function len>, ].isdigit = <built-in method isdigit of str object>

<type 'exceptions.IndexError'>: string index out of range
      args = ('string index out of range',)
      message = 'string index out of range'