The Accidental Time Machine

TitleThe Accidental Time Machine
Year for Search2007
AuthorsHaldeman, Joe [Joseph William](b. 1943)
Date Published2007
PublisherAce Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A doctoral student at MIT accidentally invents a time machine and travels into the future. At his first stop, people are aware of his invention, although they cannot replicate it, and he is honored. His second stop is a dystopian theocracy that has rejected all knowledge of the past. The third stop is highly developed technologically with an economy based on barter in which everyone is rich. It is said to be boring. Various other stops are treated briefly.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PU

Author Note

(b. 1943)|

Full Text

2007 Haldeman, Joe [Joseph William] (b. 1943). The Accidental Time Machine. New York: Ace Books. Merril, PU

A doctoral student at MIT accidentally invents a time machine and travels into the future. At his first stop, people are aware of his invention, although they cannot replicate it, and he is honored. His second stop is a dystopian theocracy that has rejected all knowledge of the past. The third stop is highly developed technologically with an economy based on barter in which everyone is rich. It is said to be boring. Various other stops are treated briefly.