The Penultimate Truth by Philip K. DickThe Penultimate Truth by Philip K. Dick

The Penultimate Truth

byPhilip K. Dick

Paperback | January 24, 2012

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In the future, most of humanity lives in massive underground bunkers, producing weapons for the nuclear war they've fled. Constantly bombarded by patriotic propaganda, the citizens of these industrial "anthills" believe they are waiting for the day when the war will be over and they can return aboveground. But when Nick St. James, president of one anthill, makes an unauthorized trip to the surface, what he finds is more shocking than anything he could imagine.
Over a writing career that spanned three decades, PHILIP K. DICK (1928-1982) published 36 science-fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned to deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the natur...
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Title:The Penultimate TruthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.59 inPublished:January 24, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547572476

ISBN - 13:9780547572475

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