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Screamers

The movie Screamers was based on the book Second Variety (story).

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Movie details for Screamers

The movie was released in 1995 and directed by Christian Duguay. Screamers was produced by Sony Pictures. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com.

Actors on this movie include Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andrew Lauer, Charles Powell, Ron White, Michael Caloz, Liliana Komorowska, Jason Cavalier, Leni Parker, Sylvain Massť, Bruce Boa, Tom Berry and Henry Ramer.

 

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Book details for Second Variety (story)

Second Variety (story) was written by Philip K. Dick. The book was published in 1991 by Citadel Press. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Philip K. Dick also wrote Impostor (story), Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968), The Scanner Darkly (1977), We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (story) (1990), Minority Report (story) (2002) and Paycheck (story) (2003).

 

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Many thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick the greatest science fiction mind on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount and his reputation has been further enhanced by a growing body of critical... Read More
Many thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick the greatest science fiction mind on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount and his reputation has been further enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is now given annually to a distinguished work of science fiction, and the Philip K. Dick Society is devoted to the study and promulgation of his works.

This collection includes all of the writer's earliest short and medium-length fiction (including some previously unpublished stories) covering the years 1952-1955. These fascinating stories include Second Variety, Foster, You're Dead and The Father-Thing, and many others.

"A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection". -- Kirkus

"The collected stories of Philip K. Dick is awe inspiring". -- The Washington Post

"More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds". -- Wall Street Journal