Series: Polesotechnic League

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The 1972 Annual World's Best SF by Donald A. WollheimShort Story "A Little Knowledge"
War of the wing-men by Poul Anderson book 1
Trader to the Stars by Poul Andersonbook 2, collects:
Hiding Place by Poul Anderson2.1
Territory by Poul Anderson2.2
The Master Key by Poul Anderson2.3
The trouble twisters by Poul Andersonbook 3, collects:
The Three-Cornered Wheel [novelette] by Poul Anderson3.1
A Sun Invisible [novelette] by Poul Anderson3.2
Trader Team by Poul Anderson3.3
Satan's World by Poul Andersonbook 4
The Earth Book of Stormgate by Poul Anderson5
Wings Of Victory by Poul Anderson5.1
The Problem Of Pain by Poul Anderson5.2
How to Be Ethnic in One Easy Lesson [novelette] by Poul Anderson5.3
Margin of Profit [novelette] by Poul Anderson5.4
Esau [novelette] by Poul Anderson5.5
The Season Of Forgiveness by Poul Anderson5.6
The Man Who Counts by Poul Anderson5.7
A Little Knowledge by Poul Anderson5.8
Day Of Burning by Poul Anderson5.9
Lodestar [short story] by Poul Anderson5.10
Wingless [short story] by Poul Anderson5.11
Rescue On Avalon by Poul Anderson5.12
Mirkheim by Poul Andersonbook 6
The People of the Wind by Poul Anderson7
People of the Wind (with The Day of Their Return) by Poul Anderson7

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