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Book Title: We Can Remember It for You Wholesale and Other Classic Stories|
The author of the book: Philip K. Dick
Edition: Citadel Press
Date of issue: July 1st 2010
ISBN 13: 9780806534459
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"The collected stories of Philip K. Dick are awe-inspiring."-- Washington Post
Countless readers worldwide consider Philip K. Dick to have been the greatest sf writer on any planet. Since his untimely death in '82, interest in his work has continued to mount & his reputation has been enhanced by a growing body of critical attention, as well as many films based on his stories & novels. Featuring the story Adjustment Team, the inspiration for the film The Adjustment Bureau, this collection draws from the writer's earliest fiction during '52-55. Also included are works such as We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (basis for the '90 film Total Recall), Impostor (basis of the '01 film) & many others. Philip K. Dick won the Hugo Award for his novel The Man in the High Castle & the John Campbell Memorial Award for Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said. In '07, he was inducted into the Library of America, which has published a three-volume collection of his novels. The classic stories of Philip K. Dick offer an intriguing glimpse into the early imagination of one of sf's most respected names.
"A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection."--Kirkus Reviews
"More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds."--Wall Street Journal
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Read information about the authorPhilip K. Dick was born in Chicago in 1928 and lived most of his life in California. In 1952, he began writing professionally and proceeded to write numerous novels and short-story collections. He won the Hugo Award for the best novel in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year in 1974 for Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said. Philip K. Dick died on March 2, 1982, in Santa Ana, California, of heart failure following a stroke.
In addition to 44 published novels, Dick wrote approximately 121 short stories, most of which appeared in science fiction magazines during his lifetime. Although Dick spent most of his career as a writer in near-poverty, ten of his stories have been adapted into popular films since his death, including Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report, Paycheck, Next, Screamers, and The Adjustment Bureau. In 2005, Time magazine named Ubik one of the one hundred greatest English-language novels published since 1923. In 2007, Dick became the first science fiction writer to be included in The Library of America series.