Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Lafferty, R. A., author.

Title Past master / R. A. Lafferty ; with an introduction by Andrew Ferguson.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Library of America, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Science Fiction    SF LAFFERTY,R    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description xviii, 229 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes never-before-published deleted passages included in the notes.
Contents At the twenty-fifth hour -- My grave, and I in it -- At the naked sailor -- On happy Astrobe -- The shape of things to come -- Sting in the tail -- On Thunder Mountain -- Black cathead -- King-maker -- The deformity of things to come -- Nine day king -- The ultimate people -- Apocephalon.
Summary "Time-traveling Renaissance philosopher Thomas More arrives on the Earth colony Astrobe in the year 2535, where there is trouble in utopia and the survival of the faith is at stake: Can he and his motley followers save this golden world from the Programmed Persons and the soulless perfection they have engineered?"--Page [4] of cover.
Subject More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535 -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Twenty-fifth century -- Forecasts -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Science fiction.
Time-travel fiction.
Dystopian fiction.
ISBN 9781598536461 (paperback) $14.95
159853646X (paperback) $14.95

Available items only