The Resource The short stories of Phillip K. Dick, Volume 2., (electronic resource)

The short stories of Phillip K. Dick, Volume 2., (electronic resource)

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The short stories of Phillip K. Dick, Volume 2.
Title
The short stories of Phillip K. Dick
Title number
Volume 2.
Creator
Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Philip Kindred Dick was born in 1928. Widely considered one of the greatest science fiction writers, his talents were immense but he lived almost his whole life on the edge of poverty. Born prematurely on December 16, 1928 his twin sister died which caused a shadow over the rest of his life. Many of his works would refer to the 'phantom twin'. Bizarrely her tiny body was buried in Colorado where her parents also had Phillips name inscribed on the tombstone. Eventually upon his death in 1982 he too was interred in the same plot. Phillip sold his first short story in 1951 and then became a full time writer selling his first novel in 1955. He wrote continually and whilst considered a genius of the science fiction genre he was ignored by the mainstream. Now of course much of his work is turned into films and he is rightly lauded. All his work is at times visionary, and haunting dealing with many themes. Dick wrote of his work. "In my writing I even question the universe; I wonder out loud if it is real, and I wonder out loud if all of us are real." In this collection we deal with short stories he wrote for various science fiction magazines
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dick, Philip K
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I3
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Short stories
Label
The short stories of Phillip K. Dick, Volume 2., (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893204852
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781783948970
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E0360564-DF1D-40A7-BC08-874F5B417A87
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  • (Sirsi) o893204852
  • (OCoLC)893204852
Label
The short stories of Phillip K. Dick, Volume 2., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Control code
ocn893204852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783948970
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E0360564-DF1D-40A7-BC08-874F5B417A87
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893204852
  • (OCoLC)893204852

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