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The android's dream

Author: John Scalzi
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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To avoid an interstellar incident, ex-cop and hacker Harry Creek searches for a rare type of sheep to be used in an alien race's coronation ceremony, following a trail that leads to pet store owner Robin Baker, whose genes contain traces of the sheep DNA.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Scalzi
ISBN: 0765309416 9780765309419
OCLC Number: 65341139
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Description: 396 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: John Scalzi.
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A human diplomat creates an interstellar incident when he kills an alien diplomat in an unusual way. To avoid war, Earth's government must find an equally unusual object: a type of sheep, used in the  Read more...

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"Gripping and surpassingly original. It's "Starship Troopers "without the lectures. It's "The Forever War "with better sex. It's funny, it's sad, and it's true." --Cory Doctorow on "Old Man's War" Read more...

 
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Do Androids Dream? Who Cares?

by will (WorldCat user published 2007-02-19) Excellent Permalink
The title to this book is an obvious reference to Philip K. Dick's classic SciFi novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? which became the basis for the classic SciFi film, Blade Runner. It's been so many years since I read Do Androids Dream that if there are any other connections between the stories,...
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