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What You Need

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Author: Lewis Padgett
Publisher: Astounding Science Fiction (Analog), 1945

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Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Science-Fiction
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This short story originally appeared in Astounding Science Fiction, October 1945. It has been anthologized in Omnibus of Science Fiction (1952) edited by Groff Conklin, The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fourth Series (1984) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg, and The Twilight Zone: The Original Stories (1985) edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Richard Matheson, and Charles G. Waugh; and collected in Two-Handed Engine: The Selected Stories of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore (2005).

It was the basis for episode 12 (1959) of The Twilight Zone.


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