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The truth machine

Author: James L Halperin
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine Bks. edView all editions and formats
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The invention of a truth machine puts an end to lying, a state of affairs which revolutionizes the world. There is a reduction in crime, children do better at school, insurance premiums fall and a world government is made possible. The novel is narrated by a computer.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Didactic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L Halperin
ISBN: 0345410564 9780345410566
OCLC Number: 35590869
Notes: "A Del Rey book."
"Originally published in a slightly different form by Ivy Press, Inc. in 1996"--T.p. verso.
Description: vi, 321 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: James L. Halperin.
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The invention of a truth machine puts an end to lying, a state of affairs which revolutionizes the world. There is a reduction in crime, children do better at school, insurance premiums fall and a world government is made possible. The novel is narrated by a computer.

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