Bug Jack Barron

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Berkley Books, 1983 - 312 pages
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From the award-winning author of Russian Spring. On his TV show each week, Jack Barron confronts powerful figures with the gripes of John Q. Public. But when he takes on billionaire Benedict Howards, the stakes become higher than even Jack could imagine. Outrageous and controversial, this is the revolutionary cult classic novel of sex, lies, videotape . . . and immortality. Out-of-print since 1989.

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

'One of the most uncompromisingly adult science-fiction novels ever written', saith the back cover of this 1972 edition of Norman Spinrad's Bug Jack Barron. While it is steeped in the sixties ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fungus Gnat - Goodreads

Jack is an outsize television personality with a highly popular call-in show, where anyone can “bug” him about what's bugging the caller, and Jack tries to get the bugged soul some satisfaction, often ... Read full review


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Norman Spinrad is the author of "fifteen novels, about fifty short stories, and God knows how many magazine pieces." He has won the Jupiter Award and the Prix Apollo.

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