Tony and the Beetles by Philip K. Dick audiobook

Tony and the Beetles

By Philip K. Dick
Read by Chris Lutkin

Dreamscape
0.60 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781520089805

In “Tony and the Beetles”, ten-year old Tony Rossi, an Earthman growing up on Betelgeuse, becomes aware that the natives, known as the “Pas-Udeti”, are driving out the Earthmen colonists on nearby Orion. His father, a staunch believer in the superiority of Earthmen, describes Tony’s native friends as “Beetles”. A trip into town to meet his native friends leads to awkward encounters with a Pas-Udeti cab driver and a fellow bus passenger. When his newly aggressive Pas-Udeti friends rebuke him, Tony realizes that being born in a place doesn’t necessarily mean you are welcome there.

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In “Tony and the Beetles”, ten-year old Tony Rossi, an Earthman growing up on Betelgeuse, becomes aware that the natives, known as the “Pas-Udeti”, are driving out the Earthmen colonists on nearby Orion. His father, a staunch believer in the superiority of Earthmen, describes Tony’s native friends as “Beetles”. A trip into town to meet his native friends leads to awkward encounters with a Pas-Udeti cab driver and a fellow bus passenger. When his newly aggressive Pas-Udeti friends rebuke him, Tony realizes that being born in a place doesn’t necessarily mean you are welcome there.

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Author Bio: Philip K. Dick

Author Bio: Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick (1928–1982) published thirty-six science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned toward deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the nature of God. Eleven novels and short stories have been adapted to film, notably Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly. The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards throughout his career, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007 the Library of America published a selection of his novels in three volumes. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 0.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English