The Days of Perky Pat (collection)


The Days of Perky Pat (collection)

Infobox Book
name = The Days of Perky Pat
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image_caption = Dust-jacket from the first edition
author = Philip K. Dick
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country = United Kingdom
language = English
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genre = Science fiction short stories
publisher = Gollancz
release_date = 1990
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media_type = Print (Hardback)
pages = 380 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-575-04756-9
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"The Days of Perky Pat" is an collection of science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Gollancz in 1990 and reprints Volume IV of "The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick". It had not previously been published as a stand-alone volume. The stories had originally appeared in the magazines "Galaxy Science Fiction", "Science Fiction Stories", "If", "Fantastic Universe", "Fantasy and Science Fiction", "Fantastic", "Worlds of Tomorrow", "Escapade" and "Amazing Stories".

Contents

* How Do You Know You’re Reading Philip K. Dick?, by James Tiptree, Jr
* "Autofac"
* "Service Call"
* "Captive Market"
* "The Mold of Yancy"
* "The Minority Report"
* "Recall Mechanism"
* "The Unreconstructed M"
* "Explorers We"
* "War Game"
* "If There Were No Benny Cemoli"
* "Novelty Act"
* "Waterspider"
* "What the Dead Men Say"
* "Orpheus with Clay Feet"
* "The Days of Perky Pat"
* "Stand-By"
* "What'll We Do with Ragland Park?"
* "Oh, to Be a Blobel!"
* Notes

References

*cite web
last = Brown
first = Charles N.
authorlink = Charles N. Brown
coauthors = William G. Contento
title = The Locus Index to Science Fiction (1984-1998)
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url = http://www.locusmag.com/index/b136.htm#A1817.30
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accessdate = 2008-01-12


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