By (author) Frank Herbert
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Whipping Star by Frank Herbert
Book DescriptionIn the far future, humankind has made contact with numerous other species: Gowachin, Laclac, Wreaves, Pan Spechi, Taprisiots, and Caleban, and has helped to form the ConSentiency to govern among the species. After suffering under a tyrannous pure democracy, the sentients of the galaxy find the need for a Bureau of Sabotage (BuSab) to slow the wheels of government, thereby preventing it from legislating recklessly. BuSab is allowed to sabotage and harass the governmental, administrative, and economic powers in the ConSentiency. Private citizens must not be harassed, and vital functions of society are also exempt. Jorj X. McKie is a born troublemaker who has become one of BuSab's best agents. Drafted for the impossible task of establishing meaningful communication with an utterly alien entity who defies understanding, McKie finds himself racing against time to prevent a mad billionairess from wiping out all life in the ConSentiency.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765317759
(208mm x 142mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Tor Books
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert is the author of the 1965 science fiction classic, "Dune." He passed away in 1986.
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