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A stainless steel rat is born / Harry Harrison.

Harrison, Harry. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette SF FIC HAR (Text) 31951004291065 Main Floor - Science Fiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: [Book Club edition].
  • Publisher: Toronto ; Bantam Books, 1985.

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General Note:
"A Bantam spectra book."
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Summary, etc.:
"In this prequel to the Stainless Steel Rat, Slippery Jim is a brash 17-year-old who has left his parents' porcuswine farm, planning to embark on a life of crime. The book opens with Jim bungling a bank job so that he can be arrested and sent to prison, where he plans to learn the art of being a master criminal. Deciding that the Bishop should be his mentor, Jim sets about proving himself worthy of the master's attention. He eventually has to flee his home planet of Bit O' Heaven with the Bishop, but Garth, the Captain of the ship who promised them safe passage, sells them into slavery. The latter part of the book details Jim's adventures on the planet Spiovente, a semi-industrial world fighting feudal wars with weapons smuggled in (against League regulations) by Captain Garth."
Genre: Science fiction.

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