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Preferred risk

Edson McCann

Preferred risk

a science fiction novel.

by Edson McCann

  • 262 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M1225 Pr
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6178013M
LC Control Number55010044
OCLC/WorldCa1852315

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Preferred Risk first appeared in It won the Galaxy Magazine / Simon & Schuster contest for 's best work of science fiction.. The Company, a powerful, efficient, and thoroughly monstrous insurance organization, controlled the entire world. It scientifically regulating every aspect of life: war, epidemics, one-a-day food pills and test-tube sex all through the use of its patented. Thomas Wills is a claims adjuster. That doesn't sound like much, but the insurance company he works for rules the world with an Iron fist. Thomas Wills believes he is working for the greatest company in the history of mankind. But when he meets Re.

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Preferred Risk was originally published in as a four-part serialized novel in the magazine Galaxy Science author's name was given as Edson McCann.

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The Company has merged with all the other insurance agencies. Now they have insured against war and control all the weapons. In this novel, Thomas Wills is a Claims Adjuster in the Company.

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Preferred Risk, preferred discussion Author Pahl presents a view of a future world which offers the reader the opportunity to think about and carefully analyze whether real mankind can /5(91).

Although preferred shares offer a dividend, which is usually guaranteed, the payment can be cut if there are not enough earnings to accommodate a distribution; you need to account for this risk. Genre/Form: Science fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McCann, Edson.

Preferred risk. New York, Dell Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Preferred Risk. By: This book was very slow and hard to get in to. The narrator was no help. This follows in line with his idea of large corporations taking over the world.

In the case it is insurance companies. I like how he explains how people can be brainwashed from birth. The company tells them they have eradicated war, yet there are. Get this from a library. Preferred risk. [Edson McCann; Chris Barbieri] -- "The Company had brought peace and plenty to all on Earth--with comprehensive insurance against disease and disaster, war and want.

Tom Wills gloried in his new rank as Claims Adjuster and relished. Preferred Risk Note: By Frederik Pohl & Lester del Rey writing as Edson McCann.

Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Science fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Nuclear warfare -- Fiction Subject: Cryonics -- Fiction Subject: Insurance companies -- Fiction Category: Text.

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