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Author: Philip K Dick
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Book Club ed.]View all editions and formats
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Substance D - otherwise known as Death - is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorientation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Dick
OCLC Number: 300687678
Notes: Edition statement from dust jacket.
Description: 220 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Philip K. Dick.

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Substance D - otherwise known as Death - is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorientation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing what is happening to him, he is as dependent as any of the addicts he is monitoring.

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