Dr. Bloodmoney

Dick, Philip K. (Book - 2002)
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Dr. Bloodmoneyis a post-nuclear-holocaust masterpiece filled with a host of Dick's most memorable characters: Hoppy Harrington, a deformed mutant with telekinetic powers; Walt Dangerfield, a selfless disc jockey stranded in a satellite circling the globe; Dr. Bluthgeld, the megalomaniac physicist largely responsible for the decimated state of the world; and Stuart McConchie and Bonnie Keller, two unremarkable people bent the survival of goodness in a world devastated by evil. Epic and alluring, this brilliant novel is a mesmerizing depiction of Dick's undying hope in humanity.
Authors: Dick, Philip K.
Title: Dr. Bloodmoney
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2002
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
Characteristics: 298 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Philip K. Dick
Notes: "Originally published in paperback in the United States by Ace Books, Inc., New York, in 1965"--T.p. verso
Alternate Title: Doctor Bloodmoney
ISBN: 0375719296
Branch Call Number: SF DICK
Subject Headings: Marin County (Calif.) Fiction Nuclear warfare Fiction
Genre/Form: Science fiction
Topical Term: Nuclear warfare
LCCN: 2001056752
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Most people blame Bruno Bluthgeld, a physicist, for destroying the world, so he goes into hiding and seeks psychiatric help for his overwhelming feelings of guilt. This is complicated, however, as he believes he has magical powers. He is just one of the many survivors who have, or may have, telek... Read More »

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