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Publisher Comments:

Jack leads a rather routine life as a "deconstructionist", destroying old works of art, until his beloved son contracts a rare disease. Jack must now somehow learn to lie if, as he comes to believe, lying is the only way to give young Toby enough hope to effect a cure. Morrow is the award-winning author of Only Begotten Daughter.

Synopsis:

In Veritas, people have been conditioned to always tell the truth, no matter how unnerving the truth may be. Jack Sperry must learn to lie in order to save his son in this witty science fiction novella. Recipient of a 1992 Nebula Award.

About the Author

James Morrow was born in Philadelphia in 1947. Besides writing, he plays with Lionel electric trains and collects videocassettes of vulgar biblical spectacles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156180429
Author:
Morrow, James
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Truthfulness and falsehood
Subject:
Honesty
Subject:
Honesty -- Fiction.
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book
Series Volume:
pt. 2
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.41 lb

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In Veritas, people have been conditioned to always tell the truth, no matter how unnerving the truth may be. Jack Sperry must learn to lie in order to save his son in this witty science fiction novella. Recipient of a 1992 Nebula Award.

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