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ISBN13: 9781932100013
ISBN10: 1932100016
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An enduring classic, this book offers a dramatic and prophetic look at the potential consequences of the escalating destruction of Earth. In this nightmare society, air pollution is so bad that gas masks are commonplace. Infant mortality is up, and everyone seems to suffer from some form of ailment. The water is polluted, and only the poor drink from the tap. The government is ineffectual, and corporate interests scramble to make a profit from water purifiers, gas masks, and organic foods. Environmentalist Austin Train is on the run. The Trainites, environmental activists and sometime terrorists, want him to lead their movement. The government wants him in jail, or preferably, executed. The media wants a circus. Everyone has a plan for Train, but Train has a plan of his own. This suspenseful science fiction drama is now available to a new generation of enthusiasts. This replaces 0345347862.


- Voted one of the 10 best British science fiction novels of all time by the British Science Fiction Association- Advertising in Locus and Science Fiction Chronicle

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John Brunner was the author of dozens of science fiction novels, including Shockwave Rider and Stand on Zanzibar, winner of the Hugo Award.

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pmccormick, January 31, 2007 (view all comments by pmccormick)
I just finished this book, and can't stop thinking about it. I'm amazed that a book written over 30 years ago could be so relevant to what is going on today. I usually don't enjoy sci fi but this book is truely exceptional.
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Brin, David
BenBella Books
Brin, David
Brunner, John
6440 North Central Expressway
Science Fiction - General
Science fiction
Science / General
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
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9 x 6 in 19.5 oz

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