The Resource Our friends from Frolix 8, Philip K. Dick, (ebook)

Our friends from Frolix 8, Philip K. Dick, (ebook)

Label
Our friends from Frolix 8
Title
Our friends from Frolix 8
Statement of responsibility
Philip K. Dick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This satirical adventure from Philip K. Dick deals with issues of power, class, and politics, set in a world ruled by big-brained elites. In Our Friends from Frolix 8, the world is run by an elite few. And what determines whether one is part of the elite isn't wealth or privilege, but brains. As children, every citizen of Earth is tested; some are found to be super-smart New Men and some are Unusuals, with various psychic powers. The vast majority are Undermen, performing menial jobs in an overpopulated world. Nick Appleton is an Underman, content to go with the flow and eke out an existence as a tire regroover. But after his son is classified as an Underman, Appleton begins to question the hierarchy. Strengthening his resolve, and energizing the resistance movement, is news that the great resistance leader Thors Provoni is returning from a trip to the furthest reaches of space. And he's brought help: a giant, indestructible alien
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Dick, Philip K
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Appleton, Nick (Fictitious character)
  • Science fiction
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Our friends from Frolix 8, Philip K. Dick, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547725765
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12023045
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12023045
System control number
MWT12023045
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Our friends from Frolix 8, Philip K. Dick, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547725765
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12023045
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12023045
System control number
MWT12023045
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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