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Wildside Press, May 1, 2006 - Fiction - 132 pages
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There's some reaction these days that holds scientists responsible for war. Take it one step further: What happens if "book-learnin'" is held responsible...? A startling science fiction novel by H. Beam Piper (author of the classic LITTLE FUZZY) and John J. McGuire!

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User Review  - Tommy Carlson - Goodreads

Entertaining, but ultimately forgettable. It takes place in a world where reading is met with derision by the masses while also being jealously guarded by a learned elite. It ain't no Fahrenheit 451, although it includes the usual Piper rootin'-tootin' gunplay. Read full review

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User Review  - Herman Gigglethorpe - Goodreads

Fans of Fahrenheit 451 might like this book. It's nowhere near as good as Bradbury's masterpiece, though it is fun and free through Project Gutenberg. The title refers to the largely Illiterate ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Henry Beam Piper was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales.

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