The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth

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The world has been taken over by big business and advertising companies reign supreme. The depleted resources of the planet cannot sustain the population and Venus has been deemed inhabitable and ready for colonization. Superstar advertising copywriter Mitch Courtenay has been put in charge of he ad campaign that will play a vital role in attracting colonists, but life on Venus promises to be a gruelling struggle until the planet can be terraformed. Courtenay has already started to question the world around him when he becomes lost in a blizzard in Antarctica and stripped of his identity. He is forced to use his skills as a propagandist to work for the people he once took advantage of, but finds himself believing in a cause that could change his very concept of reality.

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Genre: 1950s
Tag: DN
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Year: 2011
ASIN: B000GWVEHU
ISBN: 1250000157
List Price: $17.99
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