Variable Man by Philip K. Dick

Variable Man by Philip K. Dick

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Predictability has come a long way. The computers of the future can tell you if you�re going to win a war before you fire a shot. Unfortunately they�re predicting perpetual standoff between the Terran and Centaurian Empires. What they need is something unpredictable, what they get is Thomas Cole, a man from the past accidently dragged forward in time. Will he fit

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Predictability has come a long way. The computers of the future can tell you if you�re going to win a war before you fire a shot. Unfortunately they�re predicting perpetual standoff between the Terran and Centaurian Empires. What they need is something unpredictable, what they get is Thomas Cole, a man from the past accidently dragged forward in time. Will he fit their calculations, or is he the random variable that can break the stalemate?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149557899
Publisher:
Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
Publication date:
05/24/2014
Series:
Philip K. Dick Books , #12
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
205 KB

Meet the Author

Over a writing career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928¿1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Many of his books and short stories have been adapted into movies, notably Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report,and A Scanner Darkly.The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005.

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The Variable Man by Philip K. Dick 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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A nice short.Kept my interest.Complete story Good beginning middle and end .B
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