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Please Stand By (1962) [Short Story]
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Series: Max Kearny

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This story, `Please Stand By', is about a fellow who owing to a well-meant spell turns into a medium-sized grey elephant on all American public holidays.

Published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Janury 1962.

Reprinted in:

  • Isaac Asimovís Magical Worlds of Fantasy: Witches & Wizards, ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh, Bonanza 1985
  • The Best Fantasy Stories from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, ed. Edward L. Ferman, Octopus 1985
  • Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991)

Original title: Please Stand By
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyHumorous

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Wizards (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Greg Bear , Larry Niven , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Manly Wade Wellman , Ron Goulart , John Jakes , Theodore R. Cogswell
     Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roger Zelazny , Harlan Ellison , George Alec Effinger , Mike Resnick , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Avram Davidson , Esther M. Friesner , Nina Kiriki Hoffman , John Collier , Anthony Boucher , Ron Goulart , William Tenn , Horace. L. Gold , Theodore R. Cogswell , Harvey Jacobs , Marvin Kaye , Daniel P. Dern

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