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Louis Rosen and his partners sell people--ingeniously designed, historically authentic simulacra of personages such as Edwin M. Stanton and Abraham Lincoln. The problem is that the only prospective buyer is a rapacious billionaire whose plans for the simulacra could land Louis in jail. Then there's the added complication that someone--or something--like Abraham Lincoln may not want to be sold.

Is an electronic Lincoln any less alive than his creators? Is a machine that cares and suffers inferior to the woman Louis loves--a borderline psychopath who does neither? With irresistible momentum, intelligence, and wit, Philip K. Dick creates an arresting techno-thriller that suggests a marriage of Bladerunner and Barbarians at the Gate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679752967
Author:
Dick, Philip K.
Publisher:
Vintage
Author:
Dick, Philip K.
Author:
Philip, K. Dick
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Androids
Subject:
Androids -- Fiction.
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Sale Books
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main_subject
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all_subjects
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
86-3385-5
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.98x5.30x.57 in. .45 lbs.

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