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Book Information: Scanners Live in Vain

Scanners Live in Vain (1948) [Short Story]
by Cordwainer Smith Rating: Weighted - 7.4 / Average - 7.3 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Instrumentality, the
Part: 5

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Far in the future, a group of men called scanners undergo horrendous physical and mental alterations to make the management of space flight possible. When someone finds a better way, the scanners feel threatened.

Original title: Scanners Live in Vain
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionBioengineering
FictionScience FictionAdventureSpace Travel & Exploration

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     You Will Never Be the Same (1963) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Best of Cordwainer Smith, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Rediscovery of Man, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Rediscovery of Man, the (1993) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith

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