"Cost of Living"

Title"Cost of Living"
Year for Search1952
AuthorsSheckley, Robert(1928-2005)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition5.3
Pagination128-136
Date PublishedDecember 1952
ISSN Number0016-4003
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia. People go into debt for consumer goods and many sign over their children’s, grandchildren’s, etc. earnings for their lifetime to a credit agency.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Untouched by Human Hands (New York: Ballantine Books, 1954), 12-23; and in The Collected Short Stories of Robert Sheckley. Book One (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 17-26.

Holding Institutions

Merril

Author Note

(1928-2005)

Full Text

1952 Sheckley, Robert (1928-2005). “Cost of Living.” Galaxy Science Fiction (New York) 5.3 (December 1952): 128-136. Rpt. in his Untouched by Human Hands (New York: Ballantine Books, 1954), 12-23; and in The Collected Short Stories of Robert Sheckley. Book One (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 17-26. Merril

Dystopia. People go into debt for consumer goods and many sign over their children’s, grandchildren’s, etc. earnings for their lifetime to a credit agency.