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The peace war

Author: Vernor Vinge
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, [2003] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Tor edView all editions and formats
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"Fifty years before, the "Peace Authority" took control of governments worldwide with a radically different weapon, the "bobbler," which encased its targets within an impenetrable force field, rendering resistance useless. after the takeover come the plagues; civilization fell into a semifeudal state, and all high technology was banned. But Paul Naismith, inventer of the bobbler, has never given up hope. After  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vernor Vinge
ISBN: 0765308835 9780765308832
OCLC Number: 52478634
Notes: "Originally published in August 1984 by Bluejay Books"--Title page verso.
Description: 304 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Vernor Vinge.
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"Fifty years before, the "Peace Authority" took control of governments worldwide with a radically different weapon, the "bobbler," which encased its targets within an impenetrable force field, rendering resistance useless. after the takeover come the plagues; civilization fell into a semifeudal state, and all high technology was banned. But Paul Naismith, inventer of the bobbler, has never given up hope. After having hidden from the usurping Peace Authority for decades, he is finally ready to lead the Tinker underground against the evil he helped to create. The odds against them seem impossibly long. Nothing has been able to defeat the Peace Authority's bobbler. Until now ..."--Back cover.

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