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Minority Report and Other Classic Stories (Paperback) (Philip K. Dick)

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With an Introduction by James Tiptree, Jr."More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds." --Wall Street JournalMany thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick to have been the greatest science fiction writer on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount and his reputation has been enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is now presented annually to a distinguished work of science fiction, and the Philip K. Dick Society is devoted to the study and promulgation of his works.This collection includes all of the writer's earliest short and medium-length fiction covering the years 1954-1964, and featuring such fascinating tales asThe Minority Report (the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's film), Service Call, Stand-By, The Days of Perky Pat, and many others. Here, readers will find Dick's initial explorations of the themes he so brilliantly brought to life in his later work. Dick won the prestigious Hugo Award for the best novel of 1963 for The Man in the High Castle. In the last year of his life, the film Blade Runner was made from his novelDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?The classic stories of Philip K. Dick offer an intriguing glimpse into the imagination of one of science fiction's most enduring and respected names."A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection." --Kirkus Reviews"Awe-inspiring." --The Washington Post
Number of Pages: 380.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Short Stories
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Kensington Pub Corp
Author: Philip K. Dick
Language: English
Street Date: April 26, 2016
TCIN: 50641546
UPC: 9780806537955
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-7784

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