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Venus, Inc.

Author: Frederik Pohl; C M Kornbluth
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Nelson Doubleday ; New York, New York : Published by arrangement with St. Martin's Press, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Book club edition]View all editions and formats
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The Space Merchants is a satirical vision of Earth's foreseeable future when advertising had gone mad and society is divided into those who sell and the lowly consumers who buy. The Merchant's War takes up the story a generation later, when Venus is slowly but steadily becoming habitable ... a conservationist-controlled world on which advertising is outlawed and consuemer protection is the norm.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pohl, Frederik.
Venus, inc.
Garden City, N.Y. : Nelson Doubleday ; New York : Published by arrangement with St. Martin's Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)894430696
Named Person: Advertising -- Fiction.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederik Pohl; C M Kornbluth
OCLC Number: 26732831
Notes: Edition statement from front jacket flap.
Description: 346 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The space merchants / by Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth --
The merchants' war / by Frederik Pohl.
Other Titles: Space merchants
Merchants' war
Responsibility: Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth.

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The Space Merchants is a satirical vision of Earth's foreseeable future when advertising had gone mad and society is divided into those who sell and the lowly consumers who buy. The Merchant's War takes up the story a generation later, when Venus is slowly but steadily becoming habitable ... a conservationist-controlled world on which advertising is outlawed and consuemer protection is the norm.

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