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The Resource A scanner darkly, Philip K. Dick

A scanner darkly, Philip K. Dick

Label
A scanner darkly
Title
A scanner darkly
Statement of responsibility
Philip K. Dick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in suburban Orange County, California in a future where America has lost the war on drugs. When one reluctant undercover cop is ordered to start spying on his friends, he is launched on a paranoid journey into the absurd, where identities and loyalties are impossible to decode. Based on the experiences of the author, Philip K. Dick
Summary
A drug dealer of the future periodically moves away from his spaced-out world to become an informer for narcotics agents until he becomes unable to separate his two personalities
Theme
Pace
Tone
Award
BSFA Award for Best Novel, 1978.
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008732
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dick, Philip K
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug abuse
Target audience
adult
Label
A scanner darkly, Philip K. Dick
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
903921
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Mariner Books edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9780547572178
Lccn
2011015943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780547572178
  • (OCoLC)694829931
Label
A scanner darkly, Philip K. Dick
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
903921
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Mariner Books edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9780547572178
Lccn
2011015943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780547572178
  • (OCoLC)694829931

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